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Investigating Pain Management In Sports

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Investigating Pain Management In Sports

Investigating Pain Management In Sports

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RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:

We're trying something new with our sports coverage, asking you what questions you have.

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KITTY: Hi. My name is Kitty (ph). I'm calling from...

UNIDENTIFIED MAN #1: And I have two questions related...

UNIDENTIFIED MAN #2: I was just wondering...

UNIDENTIFIED MAN #3: Has anyone in government considered...

UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN: What was the very first federally...

KITTY: Thanks for hearing my story. Talk to you soon.

DAVID GREENE, HOST:

One thing that has struck us is how often sports injuries are treated with opioids and how that can lead to addiction.

MARTIN: We want to hear what is on your mind. Have you had an experience like this in your own family, or do you have questions about the role of opioids in sports more broadly? Let us know.

GREENE: You can reach us on the MORNING EDITION Facebook page. You can also find us on Twitter. We are @MorningEdition.

MARTIN: Or online at npr.org/sportsquestion, and we'll answer your questions in an upcoming segment.

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