addiction

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Dozens Rappel Down Westin Hotel To Raise Addiction Awareness

Thrill-seekers were out in full force today in Downtown Pittsburgh as they had a chance to rappel down a 27-story building

07/15/2014

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Westmoreland Co. Looking To Tackle Addiction Issues With Drug Court

Experts say people dealing with hardcore addiction issues and the judicial system have a pattern of arrest, court, jail, release – arrest, court, jail, release.

07/14/2014

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FDA Moves To Regulate E-Cigarettes

The Food and Drug Administration is taking the first step toward regulating electronic cigarettes.

04/24/2014

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Local Experts Convene Working Group On Addiction

Local experts to head a working group to end addiction.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/17/2014

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Is Coffee Becoming An Addiction For Some?

Is coffee becoming an addiction like drugs or alcohol and should it be treated as a psychological illness?

04/16/2014

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Physician Groups, Addiction Advocates Disapprove Of FDA’s Approval Of Pain Killer

A new pain killer has gotten FDA approval. It’s called Zohydro. It’s the narcotic hydrocodone that is designed to be released over 12 hours. But some disapprove.

03/18/2014

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Five Years In: Are Casinos Causing A Spike In Problem Gambling?

When slots came to Pennsylvania, people who were against it said it would be about five years until we would really see the negative effects.

05/16/2013

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Is Your Cellphone Controlling & Ruining Your Life?

KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Leigh Cunningham, author of “Being Anti-Social,” about how cell phones are ruining our personal relationships.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/02/2012

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Rob Talks Addiction With The Greenbriar Treatment Center

Chris Cook, from the Greenbriar Treatment Center, joined Rob Pratte to talk about the problems that are in our schools and streets with drugs and alcohol.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/30/2011

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