Officials: Overdose Deaths Down Sharply In Western Pa.Federal prosecutors say overdose deaths are down sharply in western Pennsylvania, a positive development in fighting the opioid epidemic.
Monroeville Woman Launches Mobile Mission To Fight Opioid CrisisA woman from Monroeville has started a mobile mission to help fight the opioid crisis.
FBI: Spike In Bank Robberies Linked To Opioid EpidemicThe Federal Bureau of Investigation says the recent spike in bank robberies in the area is linked to the opioid epidemic.
Doctor From Westmoreland Co. Convicted Of Illegal Opioid Distribution In W.Va.A Pennsylvania doctor has been found guilty in West Virginia of illegally prescribing opioids to his patients.
Officials: Overdose Deaths Double In Wheeling In 2018Drug overdose deaths doubled in one West Virginia community last year.
Starbucks Outfitting Some Bathrooms With Needle-Disposal BoxesStarbucks is outfitting some of its restaurant bathrooms with needle-disposal boxes after workers complained about the potential health risk of cleaning up discarded drug paraphernalia.
Controversial Tool Helps Drug Users Test Cocaine, Heroin For FentanylA controversial tool allows people who use street drugs such as cocaine and heroin to test whether their drugs are laced with fentanyl.
State Launches Online Tool To Report Opioid, Prescription Drug MisuseState officials are making it easier for health professionals and the wider public to report suspicions about misuse of prescription drugs.
Pa. Gives Away Anti-Overdose Drug During Statewide Distribution DayPennsylvania is expanding efforts to make the anti-overdose medication naloxone available to the public with a statewide distribution day today.
Pa. Giving Away Anti-Overdose Drug Naloxone During Statewide Distribution DayPennsylvania is expanding efforts to make the anti-overdose medication naloxone available to the public with a statewide distribution day next week.
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.