Saturday, August 26 at 7:30 a.m. on The CheckUp with Dr. Courtney Shelton on Jazz 91.9 WCLK, Dr. Shelton is joined by Pain Management Specialist Dr. Damon Kimes, for a timely discussion about an epidemic of opioid pain medication abuse in our community and our country. People famous and unknown are dying in record numbers, addicted to narcotics originally prescribed to them for a limited, safe purpose. How many pills is too much? How hard is it to kick an opioid addiction? Are there alternatives to opioids for chronic pain treatment? Dr. Shelton and Dr. Kimes will cover these topics in an accessible, informative manner.