Opioids

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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Opioids

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

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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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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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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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Opioids

The other opioid crisis: Hospital shortages lead to patient pain, medical errors

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Addiction

New Philly program aims to help people with addiction instead of arresting them

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Lawsuits

Camden County sues opioid manufacturers, alleging racketeering

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Independence Blue Cross to make Narcan free for members

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Courts

Philly D.A.'s lawsuit tries new tack against opioid drug makers

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Investigations

A.G.: Major Philly drug raid nets $2.6 million in heroin, fentanyl

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Addiction

What’s next for ‘safe injection’ sites in Philadelphia?

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Crime

Philly man sent to prison in record-setting New Jersey fentanyl seizure

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Addiction

Amid opioid epidemic, Philly officials announce support for safe injection site

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Opioids

Hospital honchos hone new message in wake of opioid epidemic: expect pain

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Lawsuits

Philly sues pharmaceutical companies claiming they have liability in opioid crisis

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Politics

Pa. GOP hopeful claims Wolf's opioid disaster declaration infringes on gun rights

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Addiction

Inside a private eye's search for a teen heroin addict in Kensington

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Public Health

Pennsylvania declares disaster emergency for heroin, opioid epidemic

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Addiction

Kensington is worst nightmare for family of runaway daughter

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Opioids

An opioid remedy that works: treat pain and addiction at the same time

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Funding

Area nonprofits receive funding for opioid treatment, prevention programs from IBC Foundation

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Weather

Philly to keep warming center open this week as cold blast continues

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Weather

Philly opens temporary warming center in response to bitter cold

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Sponsored

Suffering from addiction? Help is within reach

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City Services

Philly creates overdose response unit to address addiction crisis in Kensington

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