Why More People are Dying from Opioids


Opioids are powerful painkillers that remain the gold standard for easing postoperative pain.

Unfortunately there is an escalating number of people who die from opioid related overdoses.

Dr. Paul Christo a pain management and opioid expert joins Gayle Guyardo the host of the nationally syndicated health and wellness show Bloom with what’s being done to help those suffering manage their pain, while keeping illegal drugs out of the wrong hands.

Bloom airs in 40 markets across the country, with a reach of approximately 36 million households, and in Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands and Madison, WI.

You can watch Bloom in the Tampa Bay Market weekdays at Noon on WTTA: Spectrum 1006; Frontier 514; DirecTV 38; Dish 38; Comcast 43, and look for Bloom early mornings on WFLA News Channel 8.

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