With so many people addicted to prescription painkillers, doctors across the state are experimenting with other ways to manage pain. The physician leading this effort got involved because he realized he was part of the problem. Then, health reporter John Daley on alternatives to opiates in the dentist's office. Later in the show: It's easy to lose count of the cranes on Denver's skyline. Find out what it's like to work in one every day.
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About Ryan Warner
Ryan Warner is the senior host and editor of Colorado Public Radio's daily interview program "Colorado Matters." He regularly reports on the most important issues facing Colorado - from the state capitol, which includes a monthly interview with the Governor of Colorado - to topics concerning health, education, business, energy and the environment and arts and culture.
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