Category: Op-Eds

The Path towards Healthcare Reform and Access for All

I recently held a series of health care listening sessions around the district where I had an opportunity to connect with community members and reflect on their stories and share my thoughts and observations. What was made even more clear to me during these conversations was how truly indicative the national polling results are in…

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Tracking, Treatment and Technology Can Reduce Opioid Addiction, Overdoses

Opioid addiction is one of the most devastating, challenging issues affecting communities across the United States. According to the most recent data, nearly 400,000 people in the U.S. have died of opioid overdoses since the introduction of oxycontin into the pharmaceutical market in 1996. Our district has not been spared. According to the Center for Disease Control…

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