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

Mental health resources Philadelphia coronavirus

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

Substance Use

Addiction

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

Safehouse canceled

Addiction

Juul pitches locked e-cigarette that blocks underage users

Juul Age Lock FDA

Opioids

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

Safehouse OPS Site

Investigations

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

Pill Mill Doctor Delagente

Opioids

Philly takes 'major step forward' in opioid crisis by expanding buprenorphine access

Philly Opioid Crisis Buprenorphine

Addiction

More stringent regulations are reducing tobacco retailers in Philly, study finds

Tobacco retailers Philly

Addiction

Philly outlines safety plan for Safehouse overdose prevention site

OPS Philly Safehouse

Opioids

Bucks, Montgomery counties receive funding for inmate Suboxone treatment

Bucks Montgomery Suboxone

Addiction

Pennsylvania A.G. sues Juul for 'cynically' marketing vaping to teens

Vaping lawsuit Pennsylvania

Addiction

Local man fighting addiction stigma invited to State of the Union Address

State of the Union Addiction IBX

Addiction

Bucks County D.A. sues e-cigarette maker JUUL over teen vaping epidemic

Bucks County JUUL

Addiction

Quit smoking at least 4 weeks before surgery, WHO advises

Quit smoking before surgery

Addiction

Many vaping-related lung injury victims used THC products from 'informal sources,' CDC says

Vaping Injuries THC Informal Sources

Addiction

New Jersey nears ban on flavored e-cigarettes – including menthol products

New Jersey bans e-cigarette flavors

Opioids

Effort to control opioids in an ER leaves some sickle cell patients in pain

Opioids Sickle Cell Disease

Addiction

As vaping-related deaths slow, Texas teen becomes youngest to die in outbreak

Vaping-related deaths Texas teen

Opioids

To combat opioid crisis, Gov. Wolf expands college debt repayment program for addiction specialists

Addiction Specialist Pennsylvania College Loan Repayment program

Addiction

Trump administration unveils tamer ban on flavored e-cigarette pods only

Vaping ban

Addiction

Automotive plant closures linked to spike in opioid deaths, Penn Study finds

Auto Plant Opioids

Addiction

Don't toss that e-cig: Vaping waste is a whole new headache for schools and cities

Vaping Waste

Addiction

CDC: Evidence growing that vitamin E acetate was behind vaping-related lung injury outbreak

Teen popcorn lung vaping

Addiction

Nearly as many teens are vaping marijuana as nicotine, NIH reports

Vaping Marijuana

Addiction

FDA greenlights sale of cigarettes with 95% less nicotine

FDA approves sale of reduced nicotine cigarettes

Addiction

Congress considers restricting tobacco sales to anyone under age 21

New US smoking age limit

Addiction

Berks County D.A. issues alert after mass overdose, three deaths last weekend

Dauphin Overdoses

Addiction

As e-cigarette popularity surges, 6.2 million American youth are using tobacco products

Teen Smoking 2019

Addiction

Ketamine and behavioral therapy may help alcoholics regain sobriety

Ketamine treatment alcohol abuse

Addiction

Nearly 1 in 4 young adults have 'smartphone addiction,' study says

Smartphone addiction kids

Addiction

New Pennsylvania law boosts minimum age to buy tobacco, e-cigarettes

Tobacco age 21 pennsylvania

Addiction

Are 'vaping' and 'e-cigarettes' the same?

Addiction

More evidence links vitamin E acetate to vaping injuries

Vaping Vitamin E acetate

Addiction

Not yesterday's cocaine: Death toll rising from tainted drug

Cocaine Making a Comeback

Addiction

Some smokers credit e-cigarettes with saving their lives – does that matter?

Vaping and e-cigarettes as smoking cessation tools

Addiction

South Dakota's bizarre anti-meth campaign draws ridicule

South Dakota Meth

Addiction

Trump reportedly reverses course on vaping ban

Donald Trump vaping ban

Addiction

Cigarette smoking at lowest level in 55 years, but more adults are vaping

Cigarette smoking declining among American adults

Addiction

More vapers are making their own juice, but not without risks

DIY Vaping Danielle Jones Kaiser Health News

Addiction

Detroit doctors perform first double-lung transplant on patient with vaping injury

Vaping Double Lung Transplant Detroit

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