Thursday on CoastLine: The Science Behind Opiate Dependency

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On Thursday’s CoastLine, is it genetics, environment, or a combination of both that lead to opioid dependencies? With Dr. Andrew Farah, Chief Psychiatrist at High Point Regional Health, we’ll explore how targeted gene therapies are becoming an emerging treatment option...

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Dr. Andrew Farah, Chief of Psychiatry, High Point Division of the University of North Carolina Healthcare System

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