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.
Mother Tells Opioid Summit Of Daughter's Battle With Addiction: 'Not Every Story Has To End Like Casey's'The number of fatal drug overdoses has gone way up in Western Pennsylvania in recent years, but a mother who has a very personal story to tell is hoping to make a difference.
Vaping Is Addictive And Can Lead Teens To Smoke, Study Finds10 studies reportedly all showed enough evidence to suggest that nicotine-filled e-cigarettes carry the same addictive potential as standard tobacco products.
Study Examines Growing Concerns About Teenagers And Smartphone AddictionThere is growing concern about cell phone addiction and young people.
Pittsburgh Tech Company Aiming To Help Recovering Addicts With Wearable DeviceA new, wearable device is the brainchild of a local tech company called Behaivior, which is located at Carnegie Mellon University.
Woman Jailed After Heroin Overdose Working To Get Sober For Herself & 3 KidsRikki Ours was arrested when police found her lying on top of her infant after overdosing on heroin. Now, she's fighting to get sober once and for all.
‘Scared Straight’ Program In Glassport Aims To Show Effects Of Drug AddictionOrganizers of an event called the “Reality Tour” were hoping to get the message across that even a small amount of drugs could kill you.
FDA-Approved Implant Helping Patients Battle Opioid AddictionRecently, the FDA approved an implant that delivers a slow, but steady dose of buprenorphine over six months. It's called a Probuphine implant.
Experts: Many Americans Have Secret Bank Accounts, Credit CardsDoes your spouse have a secret bank account or credit card?
Wrestler Kurt Angle Launches App To Help Those Dealing With AddictionAs an Olympic gold medalist, professional wrestling champion, and movie star, Kurt Angle has had more career success than most people can dream of.
KDKA Investigates: Fatal ODs Reach Another All-Time High In 2016At the Onala Club in Pittsburgh’s West End, alcoholics and drug addicts meet about their common problem of addiction and strive to overcome it.
Outgoing U.S. Attorney David Hickton: 'It's Time To Pass The Baton'U.S. Attorney David Hickon talks with KDKA's Marty Griffin on Monday's show about his decision to resign.

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