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Check out these news stories and features relevant to WVCTSI health priority areas and clinical research in Appalachia: 

Calls For Change Follow NPR/'Frontline' Black Lung Investigation - NPR (January 2019)

An Epidemic Is Killing Thousands Of Coal Miners. Regulators Could Have Stopped It - NPR (December 2018)

Despair, Love and Loss: A Journey Inside West Virginia’s Opioid Crisis - New York Times (December 2018)

Saving Boone County: Fighting for lives in a place ravaged by opioids - NBC News (November 2018)

The best research is produced when researchers and communities work together - Nature (October 2018)

New WVU study hoping to find additional treatment methods for depression in rural America - WV MetroNews (October 2018)

Opioid crisis started 40 years ago, report argues - NBC News (September 2018)

Study examines workplaces of coal miners with black lung - Charleston Gazette Mail (September 2018)

NIH workshop focuses on bringing more research dollars to WV - WV MetroNews (September 2018)

No Elegies for Appalachia: The Real Stories Are Resilience and Self-Reliance -Rewire.News (March 2018)

Opioids now kill more people than breast cancer - CNN (December 2017)

WV public health official speaks on the opioid crisis - CNN (October 2017)

The opioid epidemic is finally a national emergency – eight years too late - The Conversation (August 2017)

The Addicts Next Door - The New Yorker (May 2017)

Drugs are killing so many people in West Virginia that the state can’t keep up with the funerals - The Washington Post (March 2017)

Reducing Potentially Excess Deaths from the Five Leading Causes of Death in Rural United States- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention MMWR (Jan. 2017)

Advanced Black Lung Cases Surge In Appalachia- West Virginia Public Broadcasting (Dec. 2016)

The Children of the Opioid Crisis- The Wall Street Journal (Dec. 2016)

How West Virginia Became Ground Zero for the Opioid Epidemic- The Fiscal Times (Dec. 2016)