Universities Utilize Federal Grant To Look Into Opioid Use in Appalachia

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The University of Pittsburgh has received a nearly $6 million dollar federal grant to research opioid use in Appalachia. Keystone Edition’s Sarah Boden reports on how this work might explain why Appalachia has been disproportionately affected by the opioid epidemic.

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