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Here's what you need to know about the youth vaping epidemic

Youth vaping epidemic

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DEA authorized greater opioid production as deaths mounted, report finds

D.E.A. opioid Inspector General

Addiction

New Jersey confirms first death tied to national vaping epidemic

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Opioids

FDA, DEA target websites illegally selling opioids

FDA,DEA target illegal opioid sellers online

Addiction

THC products the 'most prominent link' among vaping-related illnesses

THC Vaping-related Illnesses

Crime

Chester County parents arrested after 11-month-old ingests, overdoses on heroin while they slept

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Addiction

Will Pennsylvania be the next state to raise the smoking age to 21?

Addiction

Vaping-related lung disease deaths hit double-digits

Vaping related deaths reach double digits

Addiction

Juul CEO stepping down amid vaping public health crisis

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Addiction

TV broadcast companies shun vaping ads, Walmart to stop carrying e-cigarettes

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Parenting

Camouflaged vaping devices are hoodwinking parents and schools

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Opioids

Eye surgeons prescribed more opioids as procedures became less invasive, study finds

Addiction

FDA opens parallel criminal investigation into vaping-related lung illnesses

Vaping may make your lungs more vulnerable to infections, study finds

Addiction

Longtime crusader against OxyContin begins to see the fruits of her struggle

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Addiction

Vaping-related death count now at seven

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Addiction

Potential carcinogen in menthol e-cigarettes exceeds safety levels, study finds

Vaping pulegone carcinogen cancer

Addiction

Pennsylvania has at least 17 vaping-related lung disease cases

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Addiction

South Jersey teens sue Juul for deceptive marketing

Juul sued by South Jersey Teens

Addiction

Flavored e-cigarettes more likely to turn youth into regular users, study finds

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Addiction

Trump administration to ban flavored e-cigarettes

Addiction

A sixth person has died of a vaping-related lung illness

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Health News

Tobacco sales to minors in Philly skyrocketed in 2018, health department says

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Addiction

‘Crackhouse’ or ‘safehouse’? U.S. officials try to block Philly’s supervised injection site

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Addiction

Fifth person dies from lung illness caused by vaping, CDC confirms

CDC fifth death lung illness

Addiction

What is vitamin E acetate, the compound linked to vaping-related illnesses?

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Addiction

CDC: Third death from vaping lung illness reported in Indiana

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Addiction

Vaping may make your lungs more vulnerable to infections, study finds

Vaping may make your lungs more vulnerable to infections, study finds

Fitness

More than 50 donation-based yoga classes are being offered this September

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Addiction

Michigan becomes first state to ban flavored vapes

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Health Stories

Vaping habit caused Delco teen's severe lung illness, family warns

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Opioids

Jim Kenney, IBX kick off National Recovery Month in Philly

Jim Kenney National Recovery Month

Investigations

Liberation Way employees plead guilty in Bucks County addiction treatment scheme

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Opioids

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $518 million in Oklahoma opioid case

Johnson & Johnson opioids

Health News

First U.S. death caused by vaping confirmed in Illinois

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Opioids

Penn, Yale researchers looking at opioid use disorder under a different light

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Addiction

Among hurdles for those with opioid addictions: getting the drug to treat it

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Illness

Hepatitis A races across the country

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Fitness

New Manayunk yoga studio offers safe space for those battling mental health, substance abuse issues

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Addiction

Teen warns peers about dangers of vaping after collapsed lung

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Opioids

More Narcan needed in fight against opioid epidemic, CDC says

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Addiction

One in five adults regret posting to social media while on drugs, new study says

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Senior Health

Older Americans increasingly having a binge drinking problem new study reports

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