A law aimed at reducing drug overdose deaths in Pennsylvania takes effect today. Police statewide can now administer an antidote to heroin and painkillers.
Pennsylvania 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.
A Philadelphia doctor already serving life in prison for performing rogue abortions has been sentenced to a concurrent 30 years for distributing painkillers.
Cape May County Prosecutor Robert Taylor says officials found fentanyl in an amount of heroin that was recently seized in Wildwood.
Methadone accounts for 2% of painkiller prescriptions in the US but it is involved in 30% of deaths by prescription painkillers.
Another reason for parents to clean out medicine cabinets. Abuse of prescription drugs by teens is on the rise.
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A Philadelphia doctor is taking some extra steps to make sure patients getting painkillers from him don’t become addicted.