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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

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Naloxone added to first aid kits at seven Pennsylvania airports, including Philadelphia International Airport

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Addiction

South Philly building owner pulls plug on Safehouse opioid overdose prevention site

Safehouse canceled

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

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New Netflix drama 'Painkillers' follows the origins of the opioid crisis

Netflix Painkillers series

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

Local man fighting addiction stigma invited to State of the Union Address

State of the Union Addiction IBX

Investigations

Bensalem parents facing criminal charges after 9-month-old overdoses on fentanyl

Baby overdoes fentanyl Bensalem

Opioids

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

Opioids Sickle Cell Disease

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Temple researchers make progress on alternative to opioids for chronic pain treatment

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Opioids

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

Addiction Specialist Pennsylvania College Loan Repayment program

Addiction

Automotive plant closures linked to spike in opioid deaths, Penn Study finds

Auto Plant Opioids

Opioids

FDA issues warning letter to Vivitrol makers for excluding serious risks in ad

Vivitrol FDA

Addiction

Berks County D.A. issues alert after mass overdose, three deaths last weekend

Dauphin Overdoses

Addiction

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

Cocaine Making a Comeback

Opioids

Deep brain stimulation may offer a new tool to fight opioid addiction

WVU researchers use deep brain stimulation to treat patients with opioid use disorder

Addiction

Pennsylvania health officials report three-day spike in Dauphin County overdoses

Dauphin opioids

Opioids

Philadelphia saved billions of dollars with syringe exchange programs, study says

Addiction

Pennsylvania strikes $48 billion opioid epidemic deal with 5 companies

Opioids Shapiro

Illness

Rare fungus found in Tasmania could offer potential opioid alternative, researchers say

Huon Valley

Opioids

Penn Medicine's New Jersey docs prescribed 22% fewer opioid pills with new law, alert system

New Jersey opioids Penn Medicine

Opioids

Proposed Philly supervised injection site doesn't violate federal laws, judge rules

Opioids pills needles

Opioids

DEA authorized greater opioid production as deaths mounted, report finds

D.E.A. opioid Inspector General

Opioids

FDA, DEA target websites illegally selling opioids

FDA,DEA target illegal opioid sellers online

Opioids

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

Opioids

Pennsylvania sues Purdue Pharma's Sackler family

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Addiction

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

Stock_Carroll - Somerset Street in Kensington

Opioids

Jim Kenney, IBX kick off National Recovery Month in Philly

Jim Kenney National Recovery Month

Opioids

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

Johnson & Johnson opioids

Opioids

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

penn yale opioid use center

Addiction

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

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Health News

Doctors can change opioid prescribing habits, but progress comes in small doses

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Opioids

More Narcan needed in fight against opioid epidemic, CDC says

Carroll - Naloxone, Narcan

Opioids

Opioid treatment programs coming to all Delaware prisons

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Addiction

This 6-minute video is the perfect explanation of what happens when you overdose

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Illness

Hepatitis A outbreak spreads in Philly among drug users, homeless

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Opioids

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

Ashley Eaton-Riley overdose survivor

Opioids

Here's what you should know about kratom — the controversial opioid-like plant

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Addiction

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

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