Opioids

Public Health

Pennsylvania Sheetz store installs blue lights in bathroom to ward off drug use

Sheetz Store

Opioids

Pa. health officials visit CHOP to share new opioid guidelines

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Drugs

US approves monthly injection for opioid addiction

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Addiction

Initiative aims to fight stigma of opioid addiction with stories of recovery

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Crime

Feds: Doctor, receptionist allegedly ran pill mill from Center City offices

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Opioids

FDA clears nerve stimulator to treat opioid withdrawal symptoms

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Drugs

Opioid addiction treatments face off in US trial

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Hepatitis C

Philly health department finds youth hep-C cases fueled by opioid epidemic

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Opioids

Pain relievers worked as well as opioids in ER patients

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Drug Testing

Liquid gold: Pain doctors soak up profits by screening urine for drugs

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Politics

Trump to tackle opioid addiction in White House speech

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Epidemics

Trump declares opioids a public health emergency

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Opioids

Trump readies opioid plan amid worries it won't be enough

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Politics

Christie denies making remark about Trump, opioid crisis

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Goverment

Rep. Tom Marino withdraws as Trump's drug czar nominee

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Drugs

Millions die suffering amid global opioid gap, report says

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Arrests

Report: Arrest made in Camden after 14 overdose on fentanyl

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Obituaries

In son's obituary, New Jersey family warns 'intuition' could prevent opioid relapse

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Drug Bust

D.A.: Enough Fentanyl seized to threaten half of Montgomery County

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Health News

If addiction is a disease, should relapse mean jail time?

Drug Free Probation

Drugs

FDA requires opioid makers to develop doctor training

Courts

IBEW Local 98 to sue prescription opioid manufacturers

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Fda

FDA warns on mixing opioid addiction treatments, other meds

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Addiction

As drug overdose deaths climb, Philly offers free Narcan training

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Drug Bust

DA: Major Northeast Philly drug bust nets $370,000 in heroin, fentanyl

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Health News

Christie: Drugmakers to work on nonaddictive pain medication

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Arrests

Police: Mom charged with dropping fentanyl at Drexel Hill school

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Crime

Police seize 850 bags of heroin from North Wildwood man

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Investigation

10 arrested, thousands of bags of heroin found in 'major' Northeast Philly bust

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Drug Addiction

For mother of adult addict, a life dragged down by drugs

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Opioids

Chris Christie 'very proud of the president' for declaring opioid crisis national emergency

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Drugs

Report: Number of infants exposed to illegal drugs soars in SE Pennsylvania

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Heroin

A long and winding road: Kicking heroin in an opioid ‘treatment desert’

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Drugs

New Jersey funeral director's emotional blog: 'F--- you, Opioids'

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Drugs

Amid opioid crisis, Philly suburb seeks to 'push out the pusher'

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Addiction

Tony Luke Jr. shares #BrownandWhite PSA to change views on heroin addiction

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Drugs

D.A.: Super-potent carfentanil killed Chester County overdose victim

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Investigation

Feds: Philly man sold lethal fentanyl on dark web marketplace AlphaBay

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Drugs

Montgomery County reports its first deaths from dangerous opioid carfentanil

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Drugs

Temple student's seminar on how to use Narcan getting more interest than expected

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Drugs

DIY detox can be ‘Freddy Krueger’ scary — and usually fails

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Drugs

Tony Luke wants to end stigma of heroin addiction after son's death

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Health Care

Independence Blue Cross to place new limit on opioid drug prescriptions

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Investigation

46 arrested in drug bust as Chester County works to curb overdose deaths

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Drugs

VICE documentary looks at Philly's opioid epidemic

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Drugs

How fentanyl is complicating the opioid crisis

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