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Foster hosting science of addiction panel Aug. 23

8/21/2017, 10:49 a.m.
The event will focus on the neurological effects these drugs have on developing brains and will feature a discussion about ...

Joliet, IL – On Wednesday, August 23, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) will host a panel discussion on the science of opioid and heroin addiction. The event will focus on the neurological effects these drugs have on developing brains and will feature a discussion about responsible practices for prescribing opioids.

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Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11)

Dr. Alex Vargas – Assistant Professor of Neurology, Rush University Medical Center

Dr. Jennifer Byrd – Medical Director, Will County Health Department

Dr. Kathleen Burke – Director of Substance Use Initiatives, Will County

WHEN: Wednesday, August 23, 2017

10:00 a.m.

WHERE: Will County Executive Office

302 N. Chicago St.

Joliet, IL 60432