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'Jackass' star Bam Margera reported missing from Florida rehab facility

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Investigations

Theft ring preyed on people with heroin addictions to steal power tools, Montco prosecutors say

Montgomery County Theft Ring

Addiction

Drinking surged early in the pandemic; Alcohol-related deaths, liver disease followed

Alcohol use COVID-19

Addiction

Why is the FDA seeking to ban menthol cigarettes? 4 questions answered

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Mental Health

Mental illnesses may increase risk for COVID-19 breakthrough cases, study finds

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Crime

Burlington County receives $1.2 million from Department of Justice for opioid response, crime technology

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TV

Bam Margera drops lawsuit against Johnny Knoxville and 'Jackass' team

Bam Margera Lawsuit

Addiction

Teen overdose deaths are increasing but drug use is at an all-time low

Counterfeit prescription pills

Addiction

Alcohol-related deaths increased during first year of COVID-19 pandemic, study finds

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Mental Health

Conversion therapy increases LGBTQ people's risk of depression, suicide, study finds

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Addiction

E-cigarettes are not an effective tool for smoking cessation, study suggests

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Government

Pennsylvania provides funding to support health care workers, children impacted by substance abuse

Health Care Funding

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How to stay sober and sane when you have cabin fever

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Addiction

Encouraging use of buprenorphine in emergency departments improves opioid use disorder care, study finds

Penn study on opioid use disorder treatment

Health News

The biggest health trends of 2022, from gut health to sound healing

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Opioids

Fentanyl increasingly being found in recreational drugs, Camden County warns

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Opioids

With overdose deaths surging, advocates on the ground push for over-the-counter naloxone

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In Philadelphia, overdose deaths affect everyone. These harm reduction organizations can help.

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Opinion

How the pandemic helped spread fentanyl across the U.S. and drive opioid overdose deaths to a grim new high

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Illness

Alcoholism drug has potential as a COVID-19 treatment, but studies are just getting underway

Disulfiram alcoholism COVID-19

Opinion

Foods high in added fats and refined carbs are like cigarettes – addictive and unhealthy

Ultra Processed Foods

Neighborhoods

Jon Bon Jovi touts new Project HOME residence as 'much needed' effort to address homelessness

Kensington Project HOME

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Addiction

Americans are drinking more during the pandemic – and liver transplants for alcoholic hepatitis are rising

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Addiction

Smokers who quit before age 45 nearly eliminate risk of dying from lung cancer

Quit Smoking Cancer Risk

Alternative Medicine

Does acupuncture have a place in the operating room?

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Transportation

SEPTA to deploy more social outreach workers at hotspots for vulnerable populations

SEPTA Social Work

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How you can help address stigmas when it comes to addiction

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Opioids

Can a vaccine help fight the opioid epidemic? A clinical trial aims to find out

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Opinion

How the Purdue opioid settlement could help the public understand the roots of the drug crisis

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Recovery Centers of America to host free Narcan training throughout Philly region

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Government

Atlantic City votes to end needle exchange program, citing public safety risk

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Addiction

Women now drink as much as men — and are prone to sickness sooner

Alcoholism Gender Gap

Entertainment

John Mulaney announces first comedy shows since Pennsylvania rehab stint

Addiction

FDA looks to ban menthol cigarettes in order to curb smoking

Opioids

Philly's opioid crisis has been worse than ever amid the COVID-19 pandemic

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