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Chinese Dissident Finds Struggles, Independence In America After Immigrating

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Lauren Hilgers's new book Patriot Number One: American Dreams in Chinatown charts the journey of Chinese dissident Zhuang Liehong, who immigrates to Queens, N.Y., from his village in Guangdong, China.


How To Parent From Prison And Other Advice For Life Inside

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Johnathon Shillings just got out of prison. He talks to Macario Gonzales Jr., who is currently serving seven years, about how to be the father his daughters deserve — and avoid becoming a target.


Dental Schools Add An Urgent Lesson: Think Twice About Prescribing Opioids

Friday, September 08, 2017

Opioid painkillers prescribed by dentists have helped fuel the nation's addiction epidemic. Dental schools are teaching the next generation of dentists that there are other ways to treat pain.


For Newborns Exposed To Opioids, Health Issues May Be The Least Of Their Problems

Friday, June 30, 2017

Dr. Joshua Sharfstein says worry less about the short-term withdrawal symptoms of babies exposed to opioids in the womb, and much more about the lives and mothers they go home to.


After Decline Of Steel And Coal, Ohio Fears Health Care Jobs Are Next

Monday, June 26, 2017

Health care jobs now outnumber manufacturing jobs in Jefferson County, Ohio. Hospital administrators worry that Republican plans to cut Medicaid will lead to layoffs.


Two Decades Later, Success For Man Who Imagined Turning His Life Around

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Steven Mallory who had just given up drug dealing when NPR interviewed him in 1994 and 1995. Now, the Dayton, Ohio, resident works a full-time job, owns two businesses and is a grandfather.


#NPRreads: 3 Stories To Ponder This Weekend

Saturday, February 20, 2016

#NPRreads is a weekly feature on Twitter and on The Two-Way. The premise is simple: Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.

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