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Wellness

Author Michael Pollan gave up coffee for 3 months to explore caffeine addiction

Michael Pollan coffee

Investigations

Philly man charged in fatal shooting at King of Prussia hotel

KOP Fairfield Shooting

Investigations

Bucks County drug manufacturer, execs charged with conspiracy to defraud FDA

KVK-TECH FDA

Investigations

Philly corrections officer allegedly took bribes to smuggle drugs, cellphones into prison

Philly Prison Bribes

Opioids

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

Opioid deaths 2020

Adult Health

Barriers to specialty care may be causing disparities in use of diabetes drug, Penn study finds

Diabetes drugs

Marijuana

Upper Merion downgrades marijuana possession to a summary offense

Upper Merion Marijuana

Investigations

North Philly 'pill mill' doctor gets prison in sex-for-drugs case

Rodos Pill Mill

Investigations

Bucks County traffic stop intercepts $4 million in heroin, fentanyl and cocaine, prosecutors say

Bucks Drug Bust Narco

Opioids

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

Philly Black Opioid Deaths

Police

Fentanyl-laced drugs from Philly tied to body dumped at Pottstown Hospital

Pottstown Hospital Morales

Opioids

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

Fentanyl Philly Overdoses

2020 Election

Twitter reacts to New Jersey legalizing recreational marijuana for adults

NJ marijuana legalization

Addiction

College students are drinking less alcohol, but smoking more weed

Young adults drinking less

Health News

Treatment for rare esophagus disease deemed breakthrough therapy by FDA

Rare esophageal disease

Courts

Philly member of 'Skipworth' drug ring sentenced to 26 years in federal prison

drug dealer sentenced pa

Investigations

Feds charge 11 people in alleged Northeast Philly, South Jersey heroin ring

FBI Philly Division

Addiction

Temple researchers to study promising cocaine addiction treatment

Temple Cocaine Study

Health News

Remdesivir could be authorized as emergency COVID-19 treatment, report says

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Illness

Remdesivir fails to meet expectations as COVID-19 treatment in first clinical trial

Remdesivir early results

Health News

Penn Medicine launches hydroxychloroquine trial to evaluate COVID-19 treatment possibility

Penn Medicine launches trial to evaluate hydroxychloroquine as possible COVID-19 treatment

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

Health News

Amazon's Alexa can now answer common medication questions

Amazon's Alexa can now answer common medication questions

Courts

New Jersey man used his pickup truck as meth lab

Meth lab pickup truck

Crime

Former drug exec who killed wife in 2004 now in trouble for selling fake cancer cures for dogs

Investigations

'Operation Zombie' uncovers gun and drug trafficking scheme in Philly, Camden

Gun trafficking Philadelphia Zombie

Women's Health

New medication may be an alternative to surgery for some women with fibroids

Health News

Does Tylenol cause cancer? California considers declaring acetaminophen a carcinogen

Tylenol Acetaminophen Cancer Carcinogen

Investigations

Alleged New Jersey drug network busted for selling THC-infused Sour Patch kids, vape cartridges

THC Candy Defendants

Addiction

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

Vaping Marijuana

Illness

Common heartburn drugs could increase risk of stomach bugs

PPI Heartburn

Addiction

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

Cocaine Making a Comeback

Investigations

New Jersey man arrested, after backyard chase, with $100K in cocaine he received through mail, police say

Ewing New Jersey police chase

Mental Health

Potential game-changing migraine medication passes large-scale clinical trial

Migraine drug research

Addiction

South Dakota's bizarre anti-meth campaign draws ridicule

South Dakota Meth

Prevention

These habits can increase the risk of birth defects

Habits that increase the risk of birth defects

Addiction

Vitamin E acetate may have caused some vaping illnesses, CDC says

Vaping crisis breakthrough Vitamin E acetate

Health News

FDA keeps brand-name drugs on a fast path to market – despite manufacturing concerns

FDA approval of brand-name drugs

Addiction

Most high school vapers prefer Juul e-cigarettes

High school students prefer Juul e-cigarettes, survey finds

Investigations

Suspected heroin found in child's Halloween candy in Cape May County

Heroin Halloween candy Cape May

Addiction

Alaska remains the only state without a vaping-related illness

Vaping Illnesses Alaska

Alternative Medicine

Pennsylvania ACLU sues to allow people on probation to use medical marijuana

ACLU Medical Marijuana lebanon county

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