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More Narcan needed in fight against opioid epidemic, CDC says

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Feds arrest women allegedly attempting to sell $800,000 in heroin at South Jersey hotel

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Opioids

Addiction recovery specialists to be available 24-7 at Bucks County hospitals

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Investigations

14 arrested in largest Kensington Initiative drug bust to date

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Addiction

Docu-series 'Intervention' features opioid addiction in Philadelphia in coming season

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Addiction

IBX Foundation dispatches 'Someone You Know' campaign to Capitol Hill

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Investigations

Feds charge 22 people in alleged Atlantic City heroin-trafficking ring

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Opioids

Drexel survey shows support in Kensington for overdose prevention site

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Courts

New Jersey drug dealer sentenced to eight years in prison for 15-year-old's fatal heroin overdose

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Addiction

Harvard researchers posed as drug addicts to illustrate the struggle for treatment

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Courts

Pa. driver, pulled over for wearing headphones and then arrested for transporting heroin, has appeal denied

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Opioids

Treating heroin use disorder is added to CBD's laundry list, small study finds

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Addiction

Pennsylvania AG sues Purdue Pharma, alleges illegal marketing of OxyContin

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Public Health

Philadelphia reports 8% drop in drug overdose deaths in 2018

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City takes a breather on safe-injection sites to address public safety concerns

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Addiction

IBX Foundation expands campaign to reduce stigma of opioid addiction

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Opioids

These are the people most frequently overdosing on fentanyl

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Addiction

Philly launches media campaign touting medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction

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Opioids

Delaware mother raises awareness of opioid epidemic by releasing photo of her dead son

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Investigations

11 arrested in major Kensington drug bust

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Opioids

What ‘dope sick’ really feels like

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Fundraisers

Wawa checkout fundraiser benefits Kensington homeless residence for people battling addiction

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Addiction

Federal prosecutors sue to halt opening of Philly's first safe injection site

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Documentaries

'Kensington Blues' photographer releases 'Embedded in the Badlands' documentary series

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Children's Health

Teen vaping surged within the last year, survey says

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Investigations

$8 million-per-week heroin operation busted in Bucks County

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Addiction

Fighting the opioid epidemic with opioids: prescription heroin to treat addiction

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Public Health

City announces plan to clear Frankford Avenue, Emerald Street drug encampments

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Addiction

Surgeon General: Alternative opioid addiction strategies more viable than safe injection sites

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Courts

Police arrest 6, confiscate more than 1,000 bags of heroin after hotel room complaints

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Investigations

Krasner announces 57 arrests in Kensington drug trafficking investigation

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Addiction

Teenagers' brains make them more prone to addiction

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Addiction

Rod Rosenstein pledges swift federal response if safe injection site opens in Philly

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Public Health

New Jersey drug overdose deaths jump 21 percent, nation reaches new high

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Celebrities

Demi Lovato reportedly hospitalized for overdose ahead of Atlantic City show

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First-Aid

Recovering addict pays bill for first aid squad at New Jersey IHOP

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Opinion

Naloxone remains controversial to some, but here's why it shouldn't be

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Health News

IBX Foundation highlights recovery stories of opioid addicts

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Arrests

Former Giants, Redskins lineman busted for alleged heroin possession, assault on police

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Drug Bust

Feds: $1.7 million of Chinese fentanyl seized at Philly port

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Opioids

Crozer-Keystone opioid center one of 'busiest' in Pennsylvania

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Opioids

Opioid-related deaths in Pennsylvania are way higher than the numbers show

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