Report: Opioids Settlement Won't Fix Areas Hardest HitA new analysis finds that money from a tentative settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma will be "no more than a stopgap" for state and local governments struggling to combat the opioid epidemic.
Melania Trump In West Virginia For Opioid TalkFirst lady Melania Trump is visiting West Virginia to learn how a city at the center of the nation's opioid epidemic is grappling with the crisis.
Large Quantity Of Drugs Seized In Washington CountyPolice allegedly found a large quantity of illegal drugs in two Washington County houses after they executed search warrants.
'Secret Shoppers' Posing As Heroin Addicts Denied TreatmentResearchers posing as heroin users seeking help contacted hundreds of treatment clinics in U.S. states with the highest overdose death rates.
A Young Mayor, His Friend And A Fatal Attraction To OpioidsJanel Firestone found her son — the 24-year-old, just resigned mayor of the tiny Pennsylvania town of Mount Carbon — in what she assumed was a deep sleep.
Company Accused Of Fueling Opioid Epidemic Receives Patent For Drug To Treat AddictionPurdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, has received a patent designed to treat opioid addiction.
Western Pa. At Center Of New Operation Synthetic Opioid SurgeAttorney General Jeff Sessions says federal prosecutors in Pennsylvania and seven other states will pursue even seemingly small synthetic opioid cases in hopes of reducing the supply of the drugs in areas with high overdose death rates.
Are We Growing Numb To The Opioid Epidemic?"Addiction Solution" author Lloyd I. Sederer, MD, asks if we're growing desensitized to the opioid epidemic.
Are We Growing Numb To The Opioid Epidemic?"Addiction Solution" author Lloyd I. Sederer, MD, asks if we're growing desensitized to the opioid epidemic.
Highmark Declares 'War On Opioids,' Makes Changes To Slow EpidemicHighmark has declared a "War on Opioids," saying it's making changes to slow down the growing epidemic.
Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese Offers Healing Mass For Opioid Epidemic VictimsThe Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese offered a special mass of peace and healing for the victims of the opioid epidemic Sunday.