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Opioid overdoses are killing more Black Philadelphians, but fewer white residents

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Philly health officials warn 'fentanyl is in everything' as meth, PCP overdoses rise

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Former St. Joe's star Delonte West hired by Florida rehab facility

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Philly plan for opioid overdose prevention site shot down in federal court reversal

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Youth vaping threatens to wipe out gains in cigarette use, health experts warn

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Seat belts and smoking rates show people eventually adopt healthy behaviors

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Comedian John Mulaney checks into Pennsylvania rehab for alcohol, cocaine addiction

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Staying sober, clean and serene during the holiday season

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Non-fatal overdoses increasing among children, CDC study finds

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Caron Treatment Centers receives grant funding to help Black families pay for substance use disorder treatment

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Fatal opioid overdoses in young people often involve abuse of multiple drugs

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How seeking addiction treatment close to home can improve chances of successful recovery — especially during a pandemic

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Wellness

New wellness app, VetTriage, aims to boost veterans' health through resiliency

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Adult Health

Nearly one in three millennials now suffer from mental health conditions, according to study

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Addiction

Philly sues e-cigarette maker JUUL for sparking youth vaping epidemic

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Addiction

College students are drinking less alcohol, but smoking more weed

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Alcohol consumption surging amid pandemic – particularly among women

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Wawa to begin selling Nicorette products for smoking cessation

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People with substance use disorder need action plans to mitigate COVID-19 risk, addiction experts say

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Smoking prohibited inside New Jersey casinos due to health and safety risks

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Vaping increases COVID-19 risk among teens, young adults, Stanford study finds

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Opioids

FDA requires opioid labels to recommend overdose-reversing Narcan

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Addiction

Smokers should begin cessation drugs, then decide when to quit

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Addiction

Penn Medicine emergency department participating in NIH opioid recovery study

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Addiction

Smoking doubles young adults' risk of severe coronavirus complications

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One way to reduce smoking: Mandate standardized packaging, higher taxes

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Pa. directs $2 million in grants to help people with opioid addictions find jobs

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Opioids

It's time to lower opioid prescription doses in heart surgery patients, Penn researchers say

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Addiction

Temple researchers to study promising cocaine addiction treatment

Temple Cocaine Study

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Five daily tips to help people in early addiction recovery during the COVID-19 pandemic

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WHO urges restrictions on alcohol sales during COVID-19 pandemic

Alcohol use during COVID-19 Shutdown

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America is drinking its way through the coronavirus crisis – and that's no party

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Opioids

Obesity increases likelihood of long-term prescription opioid use, researchers find

Obesity linked to long-term opioid prescriptions, according to Boston University researchers

Mental Health

Mental health and addiction services remain open in Philadelphia amid coronavirus restrictions

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Addiction

Like secondhand smoke, scientists find 'thirdhand' smoke also may pose health risks to non-smokers

Thirdhand Smoke Chemical Effects

Opioids

Most American adults should be screened for hepatitis C, health officials say

New U.S. guidelines call for most adults to be screened for hepatitis C

Addiction

Philly receives piece of $1 million grant for veterans with substance use disorder

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South Philly building owner pulls plug on Safehouse opioid overdose prevention site

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Juul pitches locked e-cigarette that blocks underage users

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Opioids

Safehouse's plan to open overdose prevention site in South Philly sparks contentious reaction

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New Jersey doctor, the self-declared 'El Chapo of Opioids,' admits to writing illegal narcotics prescriptions

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