Fighting the Opioid Crisis
with Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen, Baltimore City Health Department
"The opioid epidemic is one that not only affects many communities, but the entire nation. According to a recent CDC study, 91 Americans die every day from overdosing on opioids. And while this number continues to grow rapidly, so does the need for proper care. Dr. Leana Wen, commissioner of the Baltimore City Health Department shares a holistic approach to addressing this widespread, public health epidemic.
The Special Olympics at 50
As the Special Olympics
celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2018, we take a look back at the early days, when Eunice Kennedy Shriver created a backyard summer camp for people with intellectual disabilities. Today, there are 4.9 million Special Olympics athletes from more than 172 countries.