Opioids

Drugs

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

Investigation

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

Drugs

Heroin

Montgomery County reports its first deaths from dangerous opioid carfentanil

Drugs

Opioids Oversight FDA

Panel calls on FDA to review safety of opioid painkillers

Drugs

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

Drugs

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

Opioids

Opioid Prescribing

Opioid prescribing is falling in the U.S., but not everywhere

Health News

Opioid Prescribing

Opioid prescribing is falling in the US, but not everywhere

Drugs

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

Health Care

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Independence Blue Cross to place new limit on opioid drug prescriptions

Investigation

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

Drugs

Heroin

VICE documentary looks at Philly's opioid epidemic

Health News

Teens Opioid Treatment

Few youth get prescribed standard medication to fight opioid addiction

Legislation

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Mom's grief spurs NY bill targeting opioid dealers in deaths

Drugs

Overcoming Opioids Doctors In The Crosshairs

Overcoming Opioids: Easing an epidemic one doctor at a time

Medicine

FDA Pulling Painkiller

FDA asks drugmaker to stop selling its opioid painkiller

Public Health

DOJ Opioids

DEA warns police of accidental overdose risks in drug fight

Opioids

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Powerful new opioids, overdose deaths causes worry in Europe

Health News

Ohio Official Sons' Addictions

Ohio's lieutenant governor reveals sons' opioid addictions

Opioids

Opioid Epidemic Origins

Painful words: How a 1980 letter fueled the nation's opioid epidemic

Health News

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Newspaper: Ohio had more than 4,000 overdose deaths in 2016

Drugs

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How fentanyl is complicating the opioid crisis

Police

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Two drug counselors overdose on heroin at Chester County halfway house

Opioids

Science Says Opioid Treatment

Can medications prevent opioid addiction relapse? Science says yes

Drugs

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Philadelphia task force outlines plan to combat opioid epidemic

Opioids

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Public restrooms become ground zero in the opioid epidemic

Opioids

Overcoming Opioids Post-Op Alternatives

Overcoming opioids: When pills are a hospital's last resort

Drugs

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Pa. residents urged to participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Politics

Report: Trump to award Christie gig in White House combating opioid crisis

Raids

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Police seize 'massive' amount of fentanyl in South Jersey

Politics

Budget

Gov. Wolf says he's running for re-election in 2018

Drug Treatment

Methadone

Solving a different sort of morning rush: Relocating a methadone clinic

Drugs

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Stop immediately releasing overdose victims, Pennsylvania lawmaker says

Drugs

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Philly task force urges residents to speak out at public meetings on opioid crisis

Drugs

Heroin

Pa. health officials warn of dangerous synthetic opioid linked to two deaths

Drugs

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VIDEO: NBC News documentary explores heroin epidemic in Pennsylvania county

Crime

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Philly police: 176 arrested, more than $250K in narcotics seized in massive drug sting

Drugs

South Jersey county providing heroin antidote to high schools

Drugs

Jim Kenney

Kenney creates task force to address opioid epidemic in Philadelphia

Legislation

Tom Wolf

Wolf signs package of bills to combat heroin, opioid epidemic in Pennsylvania

Hospitals

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Eagleville Hospital opening heroin, opioid addiction program for young men

Laws

Gov. Wolf pushes state lawmakers for bills to combat opioid addiction

Addictions

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Analysis shows sharp spike in Pa. newborns hospitalized due to opioid abuse

Drugs

DA: Drug overdoses, deaths up in Montgomery County

Drugs

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Pennsylvania officials warn of heroin, elephant sedative combination

Opioids

Pennsylvania launching database to monitor drug prescriptions

Opioids

Wolf administration recommends new guidelines for prescribing opioids