Opioids

Newborn Baby
Joe DeStio
March 28, 2018 - 10:29 am
The opioid epidemic in Pennsylvania is taking a toll on newborn babies.
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Kevin Stevens
Power Forward Foundation
Former Pittsburgh Penguins left winger Kevin Stevens is a two-time Stanley Cup Champion, NHL All-Star and recovering opioid addict.
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March 19, 2018 - 1:49 pm
It's Expected To Help Police and Others Fight The Opioid Epidemic
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Pills and Gavel
March 16, 2018 - 7:17 pm
A former UPMC radiologist was indicted by a federal grand jury Friday on charges of illegally prescribing painkillers and healthcare fraud.
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Pills and Gavel
March 06, 2018 - 6:24 pm
Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto announced today that they are looking into a possible suit for the harm caused to the city and county by opioids.
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Doctor Holding Pills
March 02, 2018 - 6:22 pm
Two UPMC doctors face felony charges for writing opoid prescriptions for money.
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overnor Wolf announces end to policy that delays access to treatment for opioid use disorder in Chester, PA.
Credit: Commonwealth Media Services
March 02, 2018 - 12:59 pm
Sometimes, prior authorization rules can delay MAT up to 24 hours for those who need treatment.
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Credit: Commonwealth Media Services
March 01, 2018 - 8:32 am
Deputy Secretary for Health Planning Ray Barishansky says there could be more initiatives coming.
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