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Unsafe levels of lead have been detected in the water supply for Bordentown in South Jersey, which supplies drinking water to about 16,000 residents.
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Philadelphia wants residents to carry Narcan to prevent overdose deaths. But in the face of a possible emergency, a reporter found the reality is harder than it seems.
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Nearly 30,000 people gathered Saturday morning at Penn’s Landing for Philadelphia's 17th annual Recovery Walk.
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Therapists treating depression use the method involving intentional goal setting to increase cognitive, social and physical activity.
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The bill passed the Pennsylvania Senate unanimously in March, but the House version never came up for a vote.
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Philadelphia's Department of Public Health has launched a new campaign to promote breastfeeding, especially among women of color.
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About 15 percent of kids in the Garden State live in poverty, while the national average is 21 percent.
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Patients using medication-assisted treatments slowly being accepted into group recovery homes.
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The average jail stay for inmates in Philadelphia is about 100 days — and Dr. Bruce Herdman, the system's chief medical officer, sees that as an opportunity.
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Most hospital drug tests do not test for fentanyl — the cheaper, more powerful, synthetic opioid whose presence has increased in Philadelphia's illegal drug supply.
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The proposed legislation would require that naloxone instruction be paired with curriculum that educates students about the risks of opioid addiction.
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