Conversations Live: Opioid Crisis in Pennsylvania

Drug overdoses in Pennsylvania started to spike in 2011. In 2016, more than forty-five hundred people in the Commonwealth died from drug overdoses, which amounts to 13 deaths every day. We explore the human impact of this epidemic by talking to guests who have been personally affected by addiction. We’ll also talk about Pennsylvania’s $20 million effort to address the state’s opioid epidemic.

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Living Your Best Life

Posted on May 31, 2019

Drawing on the organizing craze inspired by Marie Kondo, we take a look at other aspects of organizing such as nutrition, health, and finance.

 

Patty Satalia and guests, Hassan Sheikh, Cheraine Stanford, and Robert Khoo on the set of Conversations Live
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Colon Cancer

Posted on March 20, 2014

In recognition of March as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Patty Satalia and her guests – an oncologist, a surgeon and a colorectal cancer survivor – will talk about the symptoms and treatment options for colon cancer.

 

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Conversations Live

Ask The Doctor

Posted on November 17, 2017

As the seasons change and the temperature drops, we become more susceptible to seasonal bugs and other illnesses. Doctors from local healthcare providers explain how to stay healthy heading into winter and what symptoms look like for more common viruses at this time of year.

 

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