‘Sometimes it’s just pain, pain, pain’: Inside a rural Wisconsin doctor’s fight to manage opioid use

Rural residents are more prone to chronic pain and opioid addiction, but their health care systems offer fewer alternatives and treatments. In the village of Necedah, population 916, one doctor set out to change that. By Bram Sable-Smith Wisconsin Public Radio/Wisconsin Watch Dr. Angela Gatzke-Plamann didn’t grasp the full extent of her community’s opioid crisis […]