More Health:

Overdoses

Opioids

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

Carroll - Naloxone, Narcan

Addiction

Did Louisiana woman die of marijuana overdose? Coroner thinks so

marijuana overdose louisiana

Opioids

Drexel survey shows support in Kensington for overdose prevention site

Carroll - Kensington

Public Health

Philadelphia reports 8% drop in drug overdose deaths in 2018

fentanyl overdose deaths

Addiction

Pennsylvania AG sues Purdue Pharma, alleges illegal marketing of OxyContin

Purdue Pharma OxyContin

Men's Health

Life expectancy among Philly's black men lower than any racial demographic

Carroll - Pennsylvania Hospital Ambulance Emergency Department

Investigations

South Jersey mom charged in death of infant son

Lumberton Police

Public Health

Turkey Hill testing bathroom blue lights to deter heroin use at Pennsylvania stores

Turkey Hill Minit Markets

Public Health

City reveals outcome of pilot program at Kensington heroin encampments

Carroll - Private Investigator Searches for Missing Teen in Kensington

Investigations

'Road Rules' alum Brian Lancaster died of accidental drug overdose in Phoenixville, coroner says

Brian Lancaster

Public Health

Philadelphia hit by 34 percent annual increase in opioid overdose deaths

Stock_Carroll - Heroin Syringe Needle

Addiction

Staying alive: How to fight an opioid addiction

01082018_Opioids_CDC

Safe Injection Sites

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

01232018_self_inject_Vancouver

Opioids

Omissions on death certificates lead to undercounting of opioid overdoses

03292018_blood_test_vials_wiki

Opinion

Safe injection sites: the right thing to do now was right thing to do in '80s

01232018_self_inject_Vancouver

Opioids

Philly-area emergency rooms adjust to increase of opioid overdose cases

Stock_Carroll - Hospital ER Gurney

Obituaries

Temple student dies of overdose at off-campus residence

James Orlando Temple

Drugs

New Jersey funeral director's emotional blog: 'F--- you, Opioids'

Drugs

DEA: Pennsylvania drug overdose deaths jumped 37 percent in 2016

Fentanyl Heroin comparison

Drugs

D.A.: Super-potent carfentanil killed Chester County overdose victim

Drugs

In three days, Pennsylvania county saw more than 100 synthetic marijuana overdoses

Drugs

Temple student's seminar on how to use Narcan getting more interest than expected

03-102115_NarcanNJPD_Carroll.jpg

Drugs

How fentanyl is complicating the opioid crisis

Addiction

Pennsylvania woman's heartbreaking letter to parents shows heroin addict's bind before overdose

050817_Hummermain

Drugs

CDC: Overdose deaths have more than doubled nationwide in 16 years

Drugs

Stop immediately releasing overdose victims, Pennsylvania lawmaker says

Police

Atlantic City police warn of potentially bad batch of heroin

Addiction

Pennsylvania man hopes tragic photo of brother will help other addicts

Drugs

VIDEO: NBC News documentary explores heroin epidemic in Pennsylvania county

Drugs

6 people die from heroin overdoses in Philadelphia as police investigate cause

Philly police

Drugs

South Jersey county providing heroin antidote to high schools

Police

Report: Bad batch of heroin causes nearly 50 overdoses in Kensington, North Philly areas

Arrests

Police: Lancaster man gave teen daughter heroin that caused overdose

101016_KerryLong

Drugs

DA: Drug overdoses, deaths up in Montgomery County

Drugs

N.J. police: 'Batman' heroin causing spike in drug overdoses

Health

Philadelphia taking fentanyl fight to the streets

Investigation

DA: Philadelphia man charged in Pottstown woman's fentanyl overdose

062216_HaroldBurtonfentanyl

Drugs

Governor Wolf: More than 1,000 overdose victims saved in Pennsylvania

Drugs

Camden police save 200th overdose victim using Narcan

Addictions

Philly Public Health charts growing epidemic of opioid overdose deaths

Drugs

Study: 'Telescoping' phenomenon contributes to spike in women's overdose deaths

Drug Addiction

Heroin isn't the only drug with overdose deaths rising, study finds

Most Popular

Health Videos