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WNYC’s Jami Floyd On Race, Love, and Identity

WNYC’s Jami Floyd, host of “All Things Considered,” sat with Steve Adubato on “One-on-One” to discuss the importance of conversations around race, love and identity.

Floyd believes that this country is missing moral and strategic leadership, which she feels Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would have been able to provide.

“We have been able to legislate,” she states. “We have not been able to effectively change our society in a way that makes those laws a reality.”

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Dr. Laura Balsamini on Changes in Opioid Prescription Laws

Dr. Laura Balsamini, Director of Pharmacy Services at Summit Medical Group, sat with Steve Adubato on “One-on-One” to discuss New Jersey‘s opioid prescription law process.

Balsamini explains that since there is so much addiction involved, patients who already have an “inherent propensity for addiction” continue to need more and more. She calls opioids a “gateway drug.”

“When the prescribing of opioids may cease because technically the patient should be doing better,” she explains, “they may need something more.” If they are no longer  getting an opioid, they may turn to illicit drugs.

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Stacey Antine on HealthBarn USA

Stacey Antine, MS, RD, Founder of HealthBarn USA and Author of “Appetite for Life,” sat with Joanna Gagis on “Life & Living” to discuss the importance of nutrition education for young children and families.

“Kids are so empowered,” Antine says.  “If you really want to make an impact for the future, you’ve got to start with the children.”

The mission of HealthBarn USA is to gift children and families nutritious food through access and in conjunction with nutrition education for their health and happiness.

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