FDA Closer To Decision On Approving Implant Treatment For Drug AddictionAn implant could be the newest weapon in the fight against the growing epidemic of drug addiction, which is now a problem in neighborhoods everywhere.
News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | November 5Chris talks about protests against NBC in advance of Donald Trump hosting Saturday Night Live, the CMA Awards, and Director Quentin Tarantino's response to criticism he's received from police unions. At 8:20, he also talked with comedian Craig Shoemaker, who will be performing at Helium Comedy Club this weekend.
Montco Attorney Gets Long Prison Term For Selling Pills to Undercover CopGregory Noonan, of Lansdale, was disbarred after he was arrested selling more than 300 oxycodone pills to an undercover police officer in Philadelphia last December.
Bucks County, Pa. Debuts Online Video Spotlighting the Tragedy of Heroin AddictionProsecutors say the video, “Heroin Kills,” tells the heartwrenching account of a mother who prays she’ll never get the call that her daughter has died of an overdose.
Christie To Hold Prescription Drug Abuse EventThe Republican governor has made combatting drug addiction one of his signature issues as he weighs a run for president in 2016.
Medical Organizations Warn Of Widespread Addiction To OpioidsThe American Academy of Neurology warns that the risk of using opioids for headache, back pain and other chronic pain is not worth the risk.
Author Updates Guide To Having Drug-Free Kids Because He Says Dangers And Lures Have ChangedThe ravages of drug addiction are well-known but it can be a tough fight for parents to keep their kids out of that risky pursuit. A book offers a little bit of prevention instead of the need for a cure.
Pa. Issues New Guidelines For Prescribing PainkillersPennsylvania has issued new guidelines for medical professionals on the use of opioid painkillers in an effort to stem the rising tide of prescription drug addiction.
Philadelphia Health Officials Warn of Deadly Scourge of Fentanyl AbuseAccording to those in the addiction-fighting business, fentanyl is about 50 times as powerful as heroin but without the euphoric rush.
Addiction Knows No BoundariesOne of the keys to dealing with drug use in adolescents is to understand that the problem is prevalent across all social classes. No class is immune to addiction.
Managing End-Of-Life PainThere is no doubt that there is a problem with the abuse of prescription pain medications in our country. But for some people these medications are necessary.
Local Mother of Heroin Addict Brings Support Program to PennsylvaniaThe group started in Florida six years ago as an online community in which mothers of drug addicts could share their stories.