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

Veterans Wellness App

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

millennials mental health COVID-19

Addiction

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

Philly JUUL lawsuit

Addiction

College students are drinking less alcohol, but smoking more weed

Young adults drinking less

Addiction

Alcohol consumption surging amid pandemic – particularly among women

Alcohol consumption COVID-19 pandemic

Addiction

Wawa to begin selling Nicorette products for smoking cessation

Wawa Nicorette

Addiction

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

COVID-19 Addiction

Addiction

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

new jersey casino smoking ban

Addiction

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

Vaping COVID-19

Opioids

FDA requires opioid labels to recommend overdose-reversing Narcan

FDA naloxone opioid

Addiction

Smokers should begin cessation drugs, then decide when to quit

Smoking cessation guidelines

Addiction

Penn Medicine emergency department participating in NIH opioid recovery study

Penn Presbyterian Buprenorphine

Addiction

Smoking doubles young adults' risk of severe coronavirus complications

Smoking COVID-19 risk

Addiction

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

Cigarette packaging

Addiction

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

Wolf Opioids Jobs

Opioids

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

Opioid use after heart surgery

Addiction

Temple researchers to study promising cocaine addiction treatment

Temple Cocaine Study

Addiction

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

Addiction recovery COVID-19

Addiction

WHO urges restrictions on alcohol sales during COVID-19 pandemic

Alcohol use during COVID-19 Shutdown

Addiction

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

Coronavirus Alcohol Sales

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

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

Addiction

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

Vaping-related deaths Texas teen

Opioids

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

Opioids Sickle Cell Disease

Opioids

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

Addiction Specialist Pennsylvania College Loan Repayment program

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