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New England / Heroin Addiction (Part III) #1093879

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 23, 2015
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(Studio: John Berman) The concern in New England with heroin abuse/addiction introduced.

(Studio: Sanjay Gupta) The epidemic of drug abuse in New England examined by looking at story of recovering heroin user Joe Putignano@, who started with painkillers, then heroin & other opiates. [PUTIGNANO@- tells his story of rehab bringing him back to gymnastics, multiple recoveries, surgeries without drugs.] Alternative ways to manage surgeries without opiates & the future for Joe, now going into nursing, discussed.

Berman, John;
Gupta, Sanjay

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