Opioids No Better Than Over-The-Counter Pain Meds, Study FindsIn patients with stubborn back aches or hip or knee arthritis, opioids worked no better than over-the-counter drugs or other nonopioids at reducing problems with walking or sleeping.
Vaping Is Addictive And Can Lead Teens To Smoke, Study FindsTen studies reportedly all showed enough evidence to suggest that nicotine-filled e-cigarettes carry the same addictive potential as standard tobacco products.
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.