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Karen Pollitz is a Research Professor at the Health Policy Institute at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. There she directs research on health insurance reform issues as they affect consumers and patients. Her areas of focus include regulation of private health insurance plans and markets, managed care consumer protections, and access to affordable health insurance. She is also an adjunct professor in Georgetown's Graduate Public Policy School.

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Andrea M. Hricko is director of the Community Outreach and Education Program at the Southern California Environmental Health Sciences Center (SCEHSC), and an associate professor in the department of preventive medicine at the USC Keck School of Medicine. She organizes projects that help translate the importance of SCEHSC's research to members of the community and that help SCEHSC scientists understand critical community concerns. Hricko is an experienced health and labor educator and administrator of public health programs.

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The nation’s overdose epidemic has entered a devastating new phase. Drugs laced with fentanyl and even more poisonous synthetics have flooded the streets, as the crisis spreads well beyond the rural, largely white communities that initially drew attention. The death rate is escalating twice as fast among Black people than among white people. This webinar will give journalists deep insights, fresh story ideas and practical tips for covering an epidemic that killed more than 107,000 people in the U.S. last year. Sign-up here!

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