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Feb 6, 2019

Sex and Meds: 14 Charged With Running Philly 'Pill Mills'

Sex and Meds: 14 Charged With Running Philly 'Pill Mills'

A Philadelphia doctor with a suspended medical license used his colleague as a go-between to get prescription drugs so he could exchange them for sex, the United States Attorney's Office announced...

Feb 6, 2019

US Attorney in Philadelphia Sues Over Safe Injection Site

US Attorney in Philadelphia Sues Over Safe Injection Site

The top federal prosecutor in Philadelphia has filed suit to stop a nonprofit from opening the nation's first supervised drug injection site to address the city's opioid problem.

Jul 23, 2018

Drug Overdoses Spike in Philly, 2 EMS Workers Attacked

Drug Overdoses Spike in Philly, 2 EMS Workers Attacked

Health officials are investigating a sudden spike in non-fatal drug overdoses in the Philadelphia area over the weekend. Officials say more than 100 people were hospitalized between Friday and Saturday.

Apr 13, 2017
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By Marilynn Marchione | AP Chief Medical Writer

Marathons May Delay Medical Care for Non-Runners

Marathons can be risky for hearts, but not necessarily those of the runners.View gallery

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Aug 20, 2016

Fentanyl Overdose Deaths Skyrocket 636% in Philadelphia

Fentanyl Overdose Deaths Skyrocket 636% in Philadelphia

A disturbing 636 percent increase in overdoses from the medical-grade opioid fentanyl in Philadelphia has city health officials warning medical professionals and the public about the increased pervasiveness...

Mar 23, 2014

Baby Girl With Rare Disease Inspires Nationwide Support

Baby Girl With Rare Disease Inspires Nationwide Support

A fundraiser is set to take place next month for a Levittown baby girl who captured the hearts of thousands nationwide and even inspired the proposal of a state law. Born on January 15, 2013, Hannah Ginion...

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