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Alcoholism drug has potential as a COVID-19 treatment, but studies are just getting underway

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Foods high in added fats and refined carbs are like cigarettes – addictive and unhealthy

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Neighborhoods

Jon Bon Jovi touts new Project HOME residence as 'much needed' effort to address homelessness

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Addiction

Americans are drinking more during the pandemic – and liver transplants for alcoholic hepatitis are rising

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Addiction

Smokers who quit before age 45 nearly eliminate risk of dying from lung cancer

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Alternative Medicine

Does acupuncture have a place in the operating room?

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Transportation

SEPTA to deploy more social outreach workers at hotspots for vulnerable populations

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How to participate in National Recovery Month

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How you can help address stigmas when it comes to addiction

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Opioids

Can a vaccine help fight the opioid epidemic? A clinical trial aims to find out

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Opinion

How the Purdue opioid settlement could help the public understand the roots of the drug crisis

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Recovery Centers of America to host free Narcan training throughout Philly region

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Government

Atlantic City votes to end needle exchange program, citing public safety risk

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Breaking down barriers to recovery from addiction for the LGBTQIA+ community

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Addiction

Women now drink as much as men — and are prone to sickness sooner

Alcoholism Gender Gap

Entertainment

John Mulaney announces first comedy shows since Pennsylvania rehab stint

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Addiction

FDA looks to ban menthol cigarettes in order to curb smoking

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Opioids

Philly's opioid crisis has been worse than ever amid the COVID-19 pandemic

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You’re invited to a free webinar on alcohol trends during COVID-19

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Find out what your drinking patterns really look like

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Women's Health

Alcoholic liver disease cases have spiked during the pandemic, especially among young women

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Addiction

The COVID-19 pandemic has made it tougher to quit smoking

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Addiction

Vaping marijuana may be worse for teens than using e-cigarettes or smoking

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Addiction

Financial incentives improve hospital care for patients with opioid addictions, Penn study finds

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Comedians

Comedian John Mulaney checks out of Pennsylvania rehab center

John Mulaney Rehab

Addiction

Pandemic-fueled alcohol abuse creates wave of hospitalizations for liver disease

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Opioids

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

Philly Black Opioid Deaths

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Has your alcohol consumption increased during the pandemic?

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Opioids

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

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Addiction

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

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Addiction

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

Safehouse Philly Opioids Court

Addiction

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

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Opinion

Seat belts and smoking rates show people eventually adopt healthy behaviors

Seat Belt Rates

Comedians

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

John Mulaney Rehab

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Staying sober, clean and serene during the holiday season

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Addiction

Non-fatal overdoses increasing among children, CDC study finds

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Addiction

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

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Addiction

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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