drugs

More than a dozen people have been indicted after law enforcement officials in New Jersey uncovered a family-run heroin and fentanyl operation as part of "Operation Strikeout."
New Jersey Office of the Attorney General
Kim Glovas
February 29, 2020 - 4:00 am
More than a dozen people have been indicted after law enforcement officials in New Jersey uncovered a family-run heroin and fentanyl operation as part of "Operation Strikeout." Read more here.
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Face cream.
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KYW Staff
February 28, 2020 - 8:17 pm
Think of a drug that could be delivered in a size that is one one-thousandth the size of a normal hair. They are being studied and one of the theories is that medications could be delivered in the form of commercial moisturizers. Read more here.
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Kanishk Nazareth.
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Jim Melwert
February 25, 2020 - 7:27 pm
After a close encounter with a casualty of the opioid crisis, a Bucks County high school student designed a device that not only dispenses a lifesaving drug, but also alerts emergency services for help. Read more here.
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Marquese Gaines
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
February 22, 2020 - 6:30 am
A man is accused of fleeing the scene of a hit-and-run in Norristown because he knew he was already wanted for selling a lethal dose of heroin in Upper Merion. Read more here.
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Philadelphia police show what they confiscated during a three-day anti-crime initiative.
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Shara Dae Howard
February 21, 2020 - 7:59 pm
More than $1 million worth of drugs and weapons are now off the streets of Philadelphia. Read more here.
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Fentanyl test strips
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David Madden
February 21, 2020 - 1:41 pm
Camden County is taking a new approach against the war on opioids through a study that utilizes fentanyl test strips. Read more here.
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Harvard Medical School student Aliya Feroe, of Minneapolis, Minn., poses for a photograph on the school's campus, in Boston on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019.
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AP News
February 20, 2020 - 11:34 am
Ask any LGBTQ patient about awkward doctor visits and chances are they'll have a story to tell. When being heterosexual is presumed even in doctors' offices, those who identify otherwise can feel marginalized and less likely to seek medical care, contributing to health problems that include high...
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Prescription drugs.
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KYW Staff
February 19, 2020 - 7:56 pm
Communication is important whether it is in business, sports or world politics, and there is no doubt it is crucial in health care, where the stakes can be tremendously high. Read more here.
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Arnett Woodall of West Phillie Produce
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Cherri Gregg
February 18, 2020 - 5:00 am
Arnett Woodall is changing the game by transforming his neighborhood. Read more about this KYW Newsradio Gamechanger here.
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The assistant manager of a South Philadelphia dollar store has posted a note on the door saying kids need to be accompanied by a parent or someone over 18.
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Kristen Johanson
February 17, 2020 - 4:55 pm
Philadelphia police have been beefing up patrols in and around Center City after a recent spike in retail thefts — much of which, they say, are being committed by teenagers. But one police commander came up with a new way to reduce crime while also giving the teens a safe space after school. Read...
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