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In the ER, people will often come in seeking help for their addiction. But we will tell them that, unfortunately, we're unable to get them into a treatment slot for three weeks or a month. … That individual, if they're unable to get treatment that day at the time that they're requesting, may have no other choice but to go out and use drugs [to avoid withdrawal] and maybe overdose and die.feedback
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Aug 01 2017
The latest quote from Leana Wen is: “If this was any other illness, we would never accept rationing of an antidote.”. It comes from the As opioid overdoses exact a higher price, communities ponder who should be saved article. You’ll find on this page 12 articles with Leana Wen quoted on topics such as life and someone. Leana Wen has been quoted 25 times in 12 articles.
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Mar 08 2017

They also help ensure that our nation is prepared against emerging threats such as bioterrorism and Ebola and other infectious diseases. Cutting these funds will hurt patients' health in the short term and compromise national security in the long term.feedback

Mar 08 2017 - Diabetes

These funds are used to prevent diseases such as hypertension, cancer and diabetes, which are drivers of the major causes of death in the United States.feedback

Mar 07 2017

Medicaid provides the ultimate safety net for individuals who need it the most. I am extremely concerned about that.feedback

Jan 04 2017

The price of naloxone has escalated in our city, just like in other cities across the country, which is limiting our ability to save lives.feedback

Jan 04 2017

We are grateful for those donations. But we should not be dependent on the goodwill of these companies in order to deliver a lifesaving medication.feedback

Jan 04 2017

We have to save someone's life right now. Because if we don't save their life today, there is no chance for a better tomorrow.feedback

Jan 04 2017

I've seen how it saves someone's life within seconds.feedback

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