Prescription Drugs

Courts

Pennsylvania doctor illegally prescribed thousands of opioid painkillers

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Addiction

New Jersey bill calls for strict warning label on opioid prescriptions

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Medical Condition

Of ‘miracles’ and money: why hemophilia drugs are so expensive

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This is why your doctor won't prescribe antibiotics for a cold

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Here's what you need to know about drinking while taking antibiotics

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Suffering from addiction? Help is within reach

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Here's how to tell if someone has an opioid addiction

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Obituaries

In son's obituary, New Jersey family warns 'intuition' could prevent opioid relapse

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Here are 3 tips for effectively taking prescribed meds

Health Care

Independence Blue Cross to place new limit on opioid drug prescriptions

Drugs

Pa. residents urged to participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Courts

Feds: South Philly doctor pleads guilty to illegal sale of $5 million in pills

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Prescription Drugs

Abington hospital to pay $510,000 in pharmacist's theft of 35,000 pills, including oxycodone

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Courts

Philly doctor found guilty of prescribing pills that killed patient

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Legislation

Wolf signs package of bills to combat heroin, opioid epidemic in Pennsylvania

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Crime

Member of Philly biker gang sentenced to prison for drug scheme

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Crime

S.J. man arrested for setting restaurant on fire to destroy fraudulent prescriptions

Crime

South Jersey police find heroin in baby crib during search

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Here's what you should do with unused meds

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Patient Safety

Report: Hospital software often fails to flag unsafe drug prescriptions

Study

Penn study: 'Concerning' rise in opioid prescriptions after low-risk surgeries

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Drugs

Upper Darby police debut program connecting heroin addicts to rehab

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CDC abandons January target for new painkiller prescription guidelines

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Drug Addiction

Former NBA player to share recovery story at Camden addiction summit

Drug Addiction

Defying heroin's fatal grip, first-responders rack up 'saves' with Narcan

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Crime

Philadelphia police arrest 45 drug offenders

Health News

Almost half of all Pa. foster kids on anti-anxiety or anti-psychotic meds

Health News

Medicare paid for nearly 40M tranquilizer prescriptions in 2013

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