Opioids

Opioids

Pennsylvania is giving away anti-overdose drug naloxone on Dec. 13

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Addiction

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

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Opioids

Pennsylvania to receive $10 million from Bloomberg Philanthropies to fight opioid overdose deaths

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Addiction

Methamphetamine has been severely overlooked in the U.S. drug crisis, study suggests

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Opioids

FDA approves opioid five to 10 times more powerful than fetanyl

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Philanthropy

Philadelphia awarded $1 million toward juvenile justice center

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Addiction

Cooper, ARS to partner on $27 million, 90-bed addiction treatment center

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Prevention

Drop off your expired prescriptions at one of these 47 Montgomery County sites

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Public Health

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

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Politics

First lady Melania Trump is visiting Philadelphia today

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Addiction

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

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Opioids

Dispatches from the morgue: Toxicology tests don't tell the whole story of the opioid epidemic

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Caregivers

Congress targets misuse of hospice drugs

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Investigations

Krasner announces 57 arrests in Kensington drug trafficking investigation

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Opioids

Camden City Council resolution paves way for clean needle exchange program to resume

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Investigations

In opioid sweep, Norristown doctor accused of trading pills for nude photos of female patients

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Opioids

Doctors prescribed opioids with no pain diagnosis nearly 30 percent of the time

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Addiction

Teenagers' brains make them more prone to addiction

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Addiction

Navy veteran describes 'slippery slope' into opioid addiction – and his journey out

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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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Health Stories

Maryland mom eats poppy seed bagel, tests positive for opioids

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Health Insurance

IBC Foundation awards $1.8 million to nursing schools, local organizations

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Opioids

Sprained an ankle? In some states, opioid prescriptions are common treatment

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First-Aid

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

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Addiction

With $1 million grant, Temple expands clinic for medication-based opioid addiction treatment

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Crime

Philly mother convicted of smuggling contraband to son in Delco prison

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Health News

IBX Foundation highlights recovery stories of opioid addicts

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Opioids

New Jersey bill would require seventh graders to learn how to administer Narcan

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Drug Bust

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

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Medical Marijuana

Philadelphia's second marijuana dispensary is coming to East Passyunk

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Investigations

Authorities dismantle major fentanyl operation in eastern Pennsylvania

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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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Addiction

How America got hooked on a deadly drug

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Public Health

City reveals outcome of pilot program at Kensington heroin encampments

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Reports

Report: 1 in 4 Americans can't cover a $400 unexpected expense

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Addiction

Opioid overdoses are rising faster among Latinos than whites or blacks. Why?

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Addiction

Pennsylvania first state to OK medical marijuana to treat patients addicted to opioids

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Addiction

For the babies of the opioid crisis, the best care may be mom's recovery

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Homelessness

Philly announces plan to clear Kensington heroin encampments

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Organized Crime

Mob Talk: New form of organized crime boosting opioid epidemic

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Cities

Pew's annual 'State of the City' report finds economic growth, deeper poverty in Philadelphia

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Addiction

Staying alive: How to fight an opioid addiction

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Opioids

Omissions on death certificates lead to undercounting of opioid overdoses

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Safe Injection Sites

State rep: proposed safe injection sites in Philly are 'dangerous'

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