Addiction

Addiction

Surgeon General: Alternative opioid addiction strategies more viable than safe injection sites

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Movies

Philadelphia Film Festival opens Thursday with addiction centerpiece 'Ben is Back'

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Opioids

Dispatches from the morgue: Toxicology tests don't tell the whole story of the opioid epidemic

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Health Stories

First responders getting a special kind of addiction treatment

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Health News

Researchers block cocaine craving and addiction with a special skin graft

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Addiction

FDA demands Juul, other e-cig makers address youth vaping epidemic

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Opioids

Camden City Council resolution paves way for clean needle exchange program to resume

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Opioids

Doctors prescribed opioids with no pain diagnosis nearly 30 percent of the time

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Addiction

Teenagers' brains make them more prone to addiction

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Addiction

Navy veteran describes 'slippery slope' into opioid addiction – and his journey out

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Addiction

Rod Rosenstein pledges swift federal response if safe injection site opens in Philly

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Addiction

Reduced nicotine cigarettes lower smoking rates, Penn study finds

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Children's Health

Vaping, hookah may lead to marijuana use among teenagers, study finds

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Mental Health

Are Snapchat filters causing an increase in body dysmorphic disorder?

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Opioids

Sprained an ankle? In some states, opioid prescriptions are common treatment

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Addiction

With $1 million grant, Temple expands clinic for medication-based opioid addiction treatment

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Opinion

Naloxone remains controversial to some, but here's why it shouldn't be

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Addiction

Doctors at Abington Hospital treat man who died from rotting throat due to cocaine use

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Illness

Study: More young Americans are dying of liver disease caused by alcoholism

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Health News

IBX Foundation highlights recovery stories of opioid addicts

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Opioids

Crozer-Keystone opioid center one of 'busiest' in Pennsylvania

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Opioids

Opioid-related deaths in Pennsylvania are way higher than the numbers show

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Adult Health

Fewer U.S. adults are smoking cigarettes

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Addiction

How America got hooked on a deadly drug

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Health Stories

He started vaping as a teen and now says habit is ‘impossible to let go’

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Public Health

City reveals outcome of pilot program at Kensington heroin encampments

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Technology

Making a difference with drones

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Addiction

Opioid overdoses are rising faster among Latinos than whites or blacks. Why?

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Addiction

Pennsylvania first state to OK medical marijuana to treat patients addicted to opioids

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Addiction

For the babies of the opioid crisis, the best care may be mom's recovery

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Sponsored

Addiction is not a choice – it’s a disease. Here’s why

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Research

Study: Unexpected medication could help smokers fight nicotine withdrawal symptoms

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Addiction

Staying alive: How to fight an opioid addiction

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Addiction

New Philly program aims to help people with addiction instead of arresting them

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Smoking

FDA moves to cut nicotine in cigarettes to help smokers kick habit

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Addiction

New Jersey bill calls for strict warning label on opioid prescriptions

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Public Health

Best to skip the Afrin and other nasal sprays when you get a cold

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Addiction

What’s next for ‘safe injection’ sites in Philadelphia?

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Addiction

Amid opioid epidemic, Philly officials announce support for safe injection site

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Police

Overdosing man got angry at SEPTA police for 'ruining his high'

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Addiction

Kensington is worst nightmare for family of runaway daughter

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Addiction

Inside a private eye's search for a teen heroin addict in Kensington

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Opioids

An opioid remedy that works: treat pain and addiction at the same time

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Weather

Philly to keep warming center open this week as cold blast continues

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Mental Health

Extreme videogaming will soon be labeled a mental illness

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Sponsored

Suffering from addiction? Help is within reach

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