Drug Addiction

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Investigation Continues Into Rehab Center Patient’s Death

The investigation continues today into the death of a Fayette County rehab facility patient who was discovered in a pond over the weekend.

11/11/2014

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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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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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Child Calls 911, Saves Dad And Grandma High On Heroin

A 10-year-old boy called 911 and possibly saved the life of his father and grandmother, who police say had passed out in a bathroom while doing heroin.

03/14/2013

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