Affidavit: Doc Prescribed Prince Meds Under Friend's NameA doctor who saw Prince in the days before he died had prescribed the opioid painkiller oxycodone under the name of Prince's friend to protect the musician's privacy, according to court documents.
Infant Died Of Starvation After Parents OverdoseA coroner says a 5-month-old Pennsylvania girl starved to death in her bassinet after her parents died of drug overdoses.
New Jersey Drug Overdose Death Totals Rise Again, Due To SyntheticsDeaths due to drug overdoses rose again in 2015, according to data released by the Medical Examiner's Office.
There Were 35 Suspected Drug Overdoses In 5 Day Period In PhiladelphiaThe opioid epidemic is causing great concern in the region.
Woman Accused Of Selling Deadly Dose Of Heroin Could Face Up To 40 Years In PrisonA Hatboro woman could face decades in prison as she is charged in the overdose death of Willow Grove man.
Toddler Says "Mommy Dead" Leads Police To Overdose VictimPolice were able to revive a Pennsylvania overdose victim after they were led to the woman by a toddler saying, "Mommy dead."
Girl Tells School Parents Won't Wake Up; Fatal OD SuspectedAuthorities say a 9-month-old girl, 3-year-old boy and 5-year-old boy who were inside the home were taken to a hospital to be evaluated.
Vigil In Delco Honors Those Who Died From Drug Overdose, Raises AwarenessAn Overdose Awareness Vigil was held in Boothwyn, where those who lost their lives were honored, but the event served a deeper purpose.
Pa. Man Guilty Of Sexually Assaulting Overdose Victim Who DiedThirty-nine-year-old Leonard McIntire, of Black Lick, will be sentenced by an Indiana County judge on May 23.
New, Easier To Use Version Of Life Saving Drug Premieres In Delaware CountyDelaware County will be the first in the country to equip police officers with a new, easier to use version of Narcan, the drug that has proven to be a lifesaver on the street when encountering people overdosing on drugs.
PA Health Officials Sign Order To Make Anti-Overdose Drug Available For EveryonePhysician General Dr. Rachel Levine signed the order because she says opioids like heroin are taking lives and destroying families at a frantic pace.
Latest Step In Battle Against Heroin Epidemic In MontcoThe latest announcement allows the sale of an anti-overdose drug to be offered at pharmacies in the county.