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Caption: Robin Guerrero overdosed on black-market fentanyl, but now has found tremendous relief from pain and anxiety by using medical marijuana.
Some people with chronic pain now rely on medical marijuana in place of opioid painkillers. But, in the absence of formal medical guidance, many pa...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2020
  • Length: 24:49
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A life lost, a life saved. The main character of this episode isn’t a person. It’s a nasal spray. Naloxone (aka Narcan) saves lives from opioid ove...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 23:51
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr. Lorena Gonzalez at her desk at the Syracuse VA Medical Center, Credit: Conor Wight
Doctor Lorena Gonzalez is a surgeon - but last year, she became a cancer patient. This is the story of how she applied her knowledge and experience...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2018
  • Length: 04:12
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Two skydivers died in a fatal tandem jump. The men’s parachutes didn’t open completely. A month later, what happened to the man who found the parac...

Bought by PRX Remix, HowSound, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Dec 18, 2014
  • Length: 08:51
  • Purchases: 3
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Will Wright spoke with a man whose attempt to save a stranger's life left a mark on his.

  • Added: Oct 06, 2008
  • Length: 05:03
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13 year old Khadeeja speaks from Basra about the difficulty of education

  • Added: Apr 30, 2008
  • Length: 02:11