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

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

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Pennsylvania strikes $48 billion opioid epidemic deal with 5 companies

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

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

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

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Opioids

DEA authorized greater opioid production as deaths mounted, report finds

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Opioids

FDA, DEA target websites illegally selling opioids

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Opioids

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

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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

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Opioids

Jim Kenney, IBX kick off National Recovery Month in Philly

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Opioids

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

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Opioids

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

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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

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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

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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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Addiction

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

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Investigations

Drug dealers shipped stuffed animals with opioids inside to Montgomery County, police say

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Government

Bill that would limit opioid prescriptions passes in Pennsylvania Senate

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Courts

Philadelphia pill mill ringleader gets nine years in prison

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Opioids

Turns out, medical marijuana has no impact on opioid deaths

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Opioids

Naloxone nasal spray is more available in Philly neighborhoods with more white residents, study finds

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Opioids

Drexel survey shows support in Kensington for overdose prevention site

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Addiction

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

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Addiction

Penn Medicine drastically cuts opioid prescriptions for some cancer patients

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Opioids

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

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Here's how IBX is fighting the opioid epidemic

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Addiction

Pennsylvania AG sues Purdue Pharma, alleges illegal marketing of OxyContin

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Addiction

Meth vs. opioids: America has two drug epidemics, but focuses on one

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Opioids

Pennsylvania drug overdose deaths reportedly dropped in 2018 or first time in five years

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Alternative Medicine

Does CBD work? Science isn't sure, but Philly-area residents say it's helping them

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Addiction

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

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Alternative Medicine

Amid shifting attitudes on medical marijuana, baby boomers are big buyers

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Alternative Medicine

Medical marijuana and CBD are taking off: Can it help you?

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Addiction

IBX Foundation expands campaign to reduce stigma of opioid addiction

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