addiction

A group of people exercising.
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KYW Staff
February 12, 2020 - 4:00 am
New research shows that exercise addiction is nearly four times more common among people with an eating disorder. Read more here.
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 Governor Phil Murphy holds a roundtable discussion on combating the opioid epidemic at Ocean Mental Health Services in Bayville, New Jersey.
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David Madden
February 04, 2020 - 4:56 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy held a roundtable discussion in Ocean County Tuesday that was centered on the state’s continuing battle with opioid addiction. Read more here.
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David Sichel and his emotional support dog Henry.
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John McDevitt
January 21, 2020 - 4:10 pm
David Sichel rescued Henry, a Shih Tzu mix, as an emotional support dog to help reduce anxiety for people who utilize his service, Sober Transport, which provides reliable transportation for those seeking or receiving rehabilitation. Read more here.
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This week's panel includes Sister Cathy Nerney, Ph.D., Chad Dion Lassiter, Dawan Williams, and Luis Berrios (not pictured)
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Flashpoint
January 12, 2020 - 6:00 am
This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the journey to forgiveness. Read more here.
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Dr. Glenn Sterner
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John McDevitt
December 17, 2019 - 5:33 pm
A panel of experts on the opioid epidemic and substance abuse converged at Penn State Abington Tuesday, shining a light on the stigma some may face when trying to return to facets of normalcy. Read more here.
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Champagne
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Kim Glovas
December 09, 2019 - 4:49 pm
Some people are jumping on a growing trend of being “sober curious” — a trial run of what being alcohol-free would be like for them in social situations. But how do you navigate a cocktail-heavy holiday party with newfound sobriety? Read more here.
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Catholic church in Massachusetts
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AP News
December 09, 2019 - 3:18 pm
More than a century ago, waves of Catholic immigrants from Ireland, Poland and Quebec settled in Chicopee and other western Massachusetts mill towns, helping build churches, rectories and schools to accommodate their faith. Today the priests leading those churches are under siege due to stresses,...
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Oxycodone
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AP News
December 05, 2019 - 11:41 am
More time is needed to sort out whether the CEO of OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma should receive a $1.3 million bonus next year, but the company should be allowed to pay about $35 million in bonuses to 682 other employees, the judge overseeing the company's bankruptcy case said. Read more here.
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Morris Starkman
Burlington County Prosecutor's Office
David Madden
December 05, 2019 - 4:00 am
Burlington County authorities have charged a 60-year-old former physician with doling out opioid painkillers almost at will and committing insurance fraud. Read more here.
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Alternative Response Unit
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Paul Kurtz
October 07, 2019 - 7:56 am
City officials say an emergency response unit that launched last April in response to the opiod crisis is showing promising results. They're saving lives and getting more people addicted to heroin into treatment. Read more here.
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