Governor Tom Wolf on Coming Together to Combat Addiction

first_imgGovernor Tom Wolf on Coming Together to Combat Addiction   SHARE  TWEET October 21, 2016 By: The Office of Governor Tom Wolf Like Governor Tom Wolf on Facebook: Facebook.com/GovernorWolf SHARE Email Facebook Twitter Substance Use Disorder,  The Blog,  Videos Together, we have taken important steps to stop this crisis in Pennsylvania. But we have more to do.In order to stem the tide of opioid abuse and make progress for those suffering from the disease of addiction and their loved ones, we must work quickly and efficiently to pass bills to send to Governor Wolf’s desk.During his joint address, Governor Wolf said that he hopes to pass legislation that will strengthen the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program, improve and increase education about opioid use disorder, limit opioid prescriptions to emergency room patients and minors, require insurance companies to cover abuse deterrent opioids, and establish a voluntary directive if they do not want to be prescribed opioids.Visit on.pa.gov/opioids to learn more about how the Wolf Administration is working to provide real solutions to save lives and help addicted individuals and their families get the treatment they need to live long, productive lives.last_img read more

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Video: Clayton Kershaw hit in face with line drive in Dodgers spring training game

first_img Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error With runners on first and third base, Kershaw retired Coco Crisp on a line drive on his next pitch. An RBI single by Craig Gentry gave the A’s their first run later in the inning.Kershaw lost a tooth, but remained in the game to pitch the fourth inning. Kershaw is making his fourth spring training start.Video: Kershaw talks about losing tooth MESA, Ariz. >> The Dodgers held their collective breath for a moment Friday when Clayton Kershaw was struck in the face by a line drive off the bat of Oakland’s Andy Parrino.In the third inning of the Cactus League game at HoHoKam Stadium, Kershaw was a bit late raising up his glove to deflect the baseball. He appeared to be struck on his left cheek or jaw, then sat on the ground while his teammates gathered around the mound.Video: Watch Clayton Kershaw get hit with line driveDodgers head athletic trainer Stan Conte sprung out of the dugout and examined Kershaw, who eventually threw a warm-up pitch and was allowed to remain in the game.last_img read more

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