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Senator Dan Johnson of Moscow asks presenter Kelly Lineberry and Dr. Peg Gehring how the legislature might help with the opioid crisis.

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Opioid Crisis: Community weighs in at info event at Kamiah

The statistics are staggering. “In 2014, there were 86 opiate prescriptions for every 100 persons in Idaho,” stated Dr. Peg Gehring, St. Mary’s Hospital and Clinics. That may mean one person could have four different prescriptions, she said. But that many is too many, and Gehring wants to see that change.

August 15, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

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