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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

Marissa Wadsworth IBX Foundation Someone You Know campaign

Investigations

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

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Courts

Philadelphia pill mill ringleader gets nine years in prison

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Government

Bill that would limit opioid prescriptions passes in Pennsylvania Senate

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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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Sponsored

Here's how IBX is fighting the opioid epidemic

Outside of IBX headquarters

Addiction

Pennsylvania AG sues Purdue Pharma, alleges illegal marketing of OxyContin

Purdue Pharma OxyContin

Addiction

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

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

Independence Blue Cross Opioid Addiction Someone You Know Campaign

Opioids

These are the people most frequently overdosing on fentanyl

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Courts

Montgomery County doctor pleads guilty to illegally distributing oxycodone

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Addiction

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

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Technology

Google adds drug disposal searches to Google Maps, focuses on Pennsylvania

Opioids

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

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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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Homelessness

Final Kensington encampment to be cleared Thursday amid bitter cold temperatures

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Opioids

How Penn Medicine is reducing opioid use in some surgical patients

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Documentaries

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

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Opioids

Philadelphia doubling down on medication-assisted treatment for opioid addicts

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Addiction

Opioid addicts abusing diarrhea medicine to combat withdrawal symptoms

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Health Stories

The Monthly Migraine: I qualified for the buzzy migraine injection

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Children's Health

Teen vaping surged within the last year, survey says

Investigations

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

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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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