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Through a combination of stories of people and communities impacted by this epidemic, and information from experts, this program traces the history of how the nation got into this situation and possible solutions and directions for dealing with the crisis.

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Gov. Charlie Baker wants to further restrict the number of addictive pills doctors can prescribe and allow medical professionals to commit opiate abuse patients to involuntary treatment for three days. 

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At the very northern edge of North America is Ellesmere Island, where the unforgiving Arctic winds tear through the tundra, dipping temperatures to 40 below zero. Running through this shifting sea of snow and ice is one of the most hardened predators on the planet, the White Wolf.

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Chicago-based singer-songwriter Jamila Woods is bringing a sound created from passion and influence to WGBH. We couldn’t be more excited to have her as part of our new series Live at Fraser on February 1st.

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