Drug Abuse

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Local Doctor Stresses Importance Of Utilizing Drug Take Back Day

You probably have an old prescription or two lying around that you need to get rid of, so how can you get dispose of them properly?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/25/2014

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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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How Can We Prevent Drug Abuse Among Kids?

How do you talk to your kids about drug abuse before it’s too late? Lori Vish-Stearns and Kim Andrews from The Reality Tour Organization, which deals with the prevention of drug and alcohol abuse among kids, talk about the consequences that come along with the use and abuse of drugs.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/13/2013

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How Do We Curb Prescription Drug Abuse?

KDKA Radio’s Johnna Pro talks with Washington County District Attorney Gene Vittone and supervising detective for the Washington Drug Task Force Rick Gluth about prescription drug abuse.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/15/2012

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