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IBX Foundation expands campaign to reduce stigma of opioid addiction

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Vaping isn’t an alternative to smoking — Here’s why

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Prevention

'Banana bag' administered to sober up patients at hospitals

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Celebrities

Bam Margera's family has 'Jackass' star committed to behavioral health facility

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Addiction

N.J. supplement shop owner charged with selling 'Catnip Cocktail' which gets people high

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Addiction

Philly launches media campaign touting medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction

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Opioids

Delaware mother raises awareness of opioid epidemic by releasing photo of her dead son

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Addiction

Two crises in one: As drug use rises, so does syphilis

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Children's Health

Driven by vaping, youth tobacco use surged in 2018

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Opioids

What ‘dope sick’ really feels like

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Fundraisers

Wawa checkout fundraiser benefits Kensington homeless residence for people battling addiction

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Addiction

Here's what doctors want you to know about vaping

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Addiction

Federal prosecutors sue to halt opening of Philly's first safe injection site

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Homelessness

Final Kensington encampment to be cleared Thursday amid bitter cold temperatures

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Opioids

How Penn Medicine is reducing opioid use in some surgical patients

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Documentaries

'Kensington Blues' photographer releases 'Embedded in the Badlands' documentary series

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Addiction

FDA ramps up threat to ban e-cigs as teens keep on vaping

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Opioids

Philadelphia doubling down on medication-assisted treatment for opioid addicts

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Addiction

Americans more likely to die of overdose than car crash, new report finds

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Celebrities

Bam Margera pens eight-page letter explaining why he left rehab 10 days after checking in

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Addiction

Starbucks to install needle-deposit boxes in bathrooms of select U.S. stores

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Addiction

Opioid addicts abusing diarrhea medicine to combat withdrawal symptoms

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Addiction

Philly bans tobacco use at addiction treatment programs

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Children's Health

Teen vaping surged within the last year, survey says

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Addiction

Fighting the opioid epidemic with opioids: prescription heroin to treat addiction

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Opioids

Pennsylvania is giving away anti-overdose drug naloxone on Dec. 13

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Addiction

Smoking rates in U.S. have fallen to all-time low, but how did they ever get so high?

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Celebrities

Artie Lange leaves Pennsylvania rehab center to perform at comedy club

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Addiction

Methamphetamine has been severely overlooked in the U.S. drug crisis, study suggests

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Health News

The scientific reason you can’t eat just one piece of Halloween candy

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Addiction

Cooper, ARS to partner on $27 million, 90-bed addiction treatment center

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Addiction

About 1.9 million vapers in the United States – and numbers growing

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Movies

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

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Addiction

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

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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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