treatment

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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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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July 23, 2019 - 2:41 pm
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — When it comes to strokes, time is of the essence. Think about this: Every 15 minutes earlier that a patient receives stroke treatment, there is a four...
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Camden County jail warden Karen Taylor.
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Paul Kurtz
February 27, 2019 - 3:57 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Camden County jail is expanding what appears to be a successful treatment program for inmates who enter the prison addicted to drugs or alcohol. The jail is using a $200,000 grant from the New Jersey Department of Corrections to offer inmates medication-assisted...
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February 27, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — When a person suffers a stroke, it can have a devastating impact. It's obviously very important to get treatment and rehabilitation immediately after a...
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Dreamstime
December 18, 2018 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — When do people have the legal right to refuse lifesaving medical treatment because of religious or other beliefs? It almost seems like the plot of a movie — a 13-year-old boy, in remission from a rare form of leukemia, is...
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There are other types of treatment for allergies apart from the needle.
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November 13, 2018 - 5:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There are many people who suffer from allergies but never get treatment because they're afraid that they might have to have a needle. What they might not be aware of is...
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Technology can be used as a tool to help fight opioid abuse.
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Ian Bush
October 18, 2018 - 4:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In the fight against opioid abuse, health providers are increasingly looking to technology to help prevent addiction and improve treatment. One promising effort involves house calls by video in rural areas, where overdose deaths are rising and it's harder to find a...
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