NJ Adopts New Rules On Drug Addiction Treatment, Opioid PrescriptionsNew Jersey has adopted strong, new rules on opioid prescriptions and mandated insurance coverage for those addicted to painkillers.
Sobering Numbers Out Of Delco Regarding Drug EpidemicIn Delaware County, the number of lives saved with an over-dose antidote more-than-doubled from 2015 to 2016.
Christie Signs Executive Order Declaring Opioid Epidemic A Public Health CrisisChristie says the action requires the marshalling of all appropriate resources to combat its harmful effects on New Jersey citizens.
New Data From CDC: Grim Outlook On Opioid EpidemicThe opioid epidemic has been sweeping through the country and the Philadelphia region.
Wolf Signs Package Of Bills To Address Opioid CrisisPennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has signed into law a package of bills aimed to battle the state's heroin and opioid crisis.
'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.