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HARRISBURG – Opioid prescriptions have dropped 25 percent statewide since Pennsylvania rolled out a monitoring database, a Department of Healt…

MERCER – Drug overdose deaths increased 41 percent in Mercer County from 2017 to 2018, the largest increase in western Pennsylvania.

PINE TOWNSHIP — A Venango County woman has been accused of assaulting emergency personnel who were treating her for an apparent drug overdose.…

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GAYLORD — While physicians, addiction treatment counselors, medical technologists, pharmaceutical start-ups, sociologists, and politicians all look for new solutions to the opioid crisis, one decidedly low-tech approach is coming from an unlikely source: the Michigan State Police.

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LAWRENCE, Mass. — Exposure to the powerful opioid fentanyl is a possible explanation police are investigating in the sudden illness and death of an 11-year-old girl in the suburbs north of Boston.