The top federal prosecutor in Pittsburgh has been picked to co-chair a national Heroin Task Force as the city and its suburbs respond to 12 overdoses that killed two people this week.
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?
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.
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.
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.