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Philadelphia is wrestling with one of the nation’s highest overdose death rates amid a drug crisis that does not appear to be letting up.
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Evan and Darlene love each other. But they do not see eye to eye on safe injection sites. The debate has infused their conversations, in all hours of the day and night.
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Medical culture has long viewed doctors as “able-bodied in the extreme.” A growing wave of doctors with disabilities wants to challenge that.
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As Philadelphia mulls opening what could be the nation’s first safe-injection site, questions swirl about its location. Researchers are trying to figure that out.
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