Addiction Could Stem From Ancient Retrovirus, Study SuggestsRetroviruses are viruses that have the capacity to inject their DNA into the genome of the host.
CDC: Opioid Addiction Among Pregnant Women SkyrocketsA new report from the CDC has revealed a troubling surge in opioid use among pregnant women.
Unique High School Helps Teens Battling Drug, Alcohol AddictionFor many, the only way out is to break away from the temptations and peer pressure.
Golf Lessons Helping Recovering Addicts Stay CleanIt's part of the county's plan to fight addiction with sports.
New Media Campaign Unveiled As Drug Overdose Deaths Skyrocket In PhiladelphiaWith drug overdose deaths skyrocketing in Philadelphia, the city's Health Department is unveiling a new media campaign aimed at preventing opioid addiction.
Report: 1 In 50 Pennsylvanians Will Be Born Addicted To OpioidsThere is an alarming trend in the fight against drug abuse hitting our area and it's affecting the youngest among us.
DA Williams On Not Charging City Lawyer: 'We Need Something More Than That'Seth Williams addresses the city's approach to confronting drug abuse.
Report: Rate Of Newborns With Drug Problems Up 250 PercentA new state analysis of Pennsylvania hospital data shows the rate of infants born with drug abuse problems rose 250 percent from 2000 to 2015.
FDA Approves First Drug-Oozing Implant To Control Opioid AddictionThe first-of-a-kind device arrives as communities across the U.S. grapple with a wave of addiction.
Report: Prince's Team Sought Addiction Doctor's HelpDr. Howard Kornfeld sent his son on an urgent overnight flight to Prince's Paisley Park estate in Minnesota, but it was too late.
Delco Officials Hope Program Will Be Puzzle Piece In Battle Against Heroin And Opioid AddictionSince police were authorized to administer naloxone in 2014, they’ve saved the lives of 218 people.
Camden County Cops And Drug Abuse Advocates Hit Streets Of Camden With A MessageDon't be afraid to help someone overdosing on drugs. Just call 9-1-1.
The First Step For An Alcoholic Or Drug AddictHow do you know if you might be an addict? The first clue is if you have it in the back of your mind. Ask yourself these questions
Drug And Alcohol Abuse WidespreadTwenty-two million Americans have a substance abuse problem and there is no doubt that alcohol can be a drug of choice.
No Surprises Here: Study Claims The Most Addictive Foods Are Just What You ThoughtThe researchers say this study is a step towards identifying specific foods that can trigger an addictive response.