PTL Links: October 29, 2020Some of today's guests/topics include: "Come Play," Heinz History Center, and Gateway Rehab! Click for more information about today's guests!
Gateway Rehab's New Medical Director Weighs In On CDC’s Overdose Rate ReportA new report on overdose deaths released on Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control indicates more than 70,000 Americans died of overdoses in 2017.
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.
Gov. Wolf Says Medical Marijuana Doesn't Mean Full LegalizationAlthough medical marijuana is now legal in Pennsylvania, Gov. Tom Wolf says that doesn’t mean it’s a pathway to full legalization in Pennsylvania.
Expert Advises Parents To Look For Signs Of Teen Drug UseIs it possible your kids or another loved one is hiding drugs right in front of your eyes?
Expert: Drugs Lawyer Says Carjacking Suspect Was Using Not Intended For Human ConsumptionThe lawyer for the man accused of carjacking a woman is blaming a drug available online.
Local Expert Offers Warning About Designer Drug Often Mixed With Candy, ChocolateThere’s a warning from a local expert about a new designer drug that's often mixed with candy or chocolate. It's called "smiles" or 2-CI, and it's being blamed for some deaths nationwide.
New Drug Takes Hold In Pittsburgh AreaIt's the newest drug people in our area are abusing and the medical director of a local drug rehabilitation center wants to warn people about it.
Task Force Trying To Curb Overdose Deaths Drug addiction and fatal overdoses have become an epidemic, but now different segments of the community are coming together in a concerted effort to address it.
Experts: Prescription Drug Abuse A CrisisThe fastest growing area of addiction is abuse of prescription drugs and addicts are pulling out all stops to get them, stealing them from relatives, getting bogus prescriptions and even robbing pharmacies.
Facts About Dangerous Synthetic Pot
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