'Let Us Lead The Nation': Wolf Addresses Joint Session On PA Opioid CrisisGovernor Wolf is calling on lawmakers to take a series of actions.
Pennsylvania Opioid Debate May Include Push For Pricier PillPennsylvania's fight against opioid addiction may include a measure that could pave the way to more expensive prescriptions for supposedly abuse-resistant painkillers whose effectiveness in curbing abuse is unclear.
Dozens Of Medical Schools Join Fight Against Opioid AddictionOpioid addiction is a big problem that has been growing across the country. National efforts are underway to battle the issue. Even medical schools are joining the attack.
Zeoli Show Log 03.11.16Rich recapped the last GOP debate, Dr. Carson's endorsement of Donald Trump and Nancy Reagan's funeral. He also discussed Talk Radio 1210's Whiskey Night, Clinton's server and more. Rich spoke with Dr. Mazz at 4pm and Senior Editor Kara Smoke at 5:20pm.
Prescription Medications Are Now Illicit SubstancesIn the past decade, the United States has seen a drastic increase in the number of prescriptions for pain medication. Common pain medications and other prescriptions have seen an uptick in recreational use, prompting many cities to crack down.
New Law Aims To Reduce Number Of Fatal Drug Overdoses In PennsylvaniaA law aimed at reducing drug overdose deaths in Pennsylvania takes effect today. Police statewide can now administer an antidote to heroin and painkillers.
Prescription Drug Overdoses Killing AmericansEvery day 114 people die as the result of a drug overdose - most of them from prescription drugs.
Penn Study Claims Medical Marijuana Might Help Prevent Overdose DeathsMedical marijuana can help ease patients’ pain, but apparently, it can also save lives.
Dramatic Increase In Women Overdosing On 'Legal' DrugsIn the past 6 years, more women have died from opioid pain reliever overdoses than from motor vehicle-related injuries.