Archive for category Health January 2015

Metro mishap; Rise in Heroin use; College Football Championship

January 13, 2015 - 02:36 PM
WJLA reporter John Gonzalez and Robert Thomson of the Washington Post discuss the NTSB probe of the Metro mishap that left one dead.

Federal prosecutor Rod Rosenstein and Montgomery County State’s Attorney John McCarthy talk about the rise in heroin use.

And Monica McNutt breaks down the college football championship game.

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DC Violent Crime Surge; Surplus to Improve Community Health; DC HIV/AIDS Report Card; Opiate Addiction

January 5, 2015 - 11:42 AM

Community activist and Peaceoholics co-founder Ron Moten talked about the spate of violent incidents in the District in the closing days of 2014.

A judge rules that insurer CareFirst's reserves are excessive, a ruling that could mean millions in new spending on public health programs in DC. DCAppleseed's Walter Smith explained.

Also, Smith and Whitman-Walker Clinic CEO Don Blanchon discussed the District's recent HIV/AIDS report card.

Then, Molly Hermann and Rob Lyall talked about "Written Off: The Short, Sad, Beautiful Life of Matt Edwards," which looks at prescription drug abuse.

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