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Pregnant and Addicted: A Philadelphia Mom-to-Be's Struggle

Pregnant and Addicted: A Philadelphia Mom-to-Be's Struggle

Flossie Fagan, an expectant mother from Port Richmond in the city, struggles with heroin addiction. What does that mean for her unborn child? Her story is like so many other young women pregnant and addicted.

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Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017
Born Addicted: Why Doesn't Pennsylvania Track Infant Opioid Addiction?

Born Addicted: Why Doesn't Pennsylvania Track Infant Opioid Addiction?

Babies are being born addicted to opioids more than ever. Pennsylvania still doesn't keep track of them.

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Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017
Babies Born Addicted More Than Ever. But We're Not Counting.

Babies Born Addicted More Than Ever. But We're Not Counting.

In the midst of America's opioid epidemic, the smallest victims of the disease, babies born addicted, are not being counted in real time in Pennsylvania. Read More

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Friday, Nov 17, 2017
These 3 Hospital ERs Have the Longest Wait to See the Doctor

These 3 Hospital ERs Have the Longest Wait to See the Doctor

An NBC10 Investigators analysis identified three ERs where the wait is longest, and built a searchable database of all ERs in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. Read More

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Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017
Avoiding Counterfeit Pills in the Age of Big Pharma

Avoiding Counterfeit Pills in the Age of Big Pharma

A New Jersey man's tale is a cautionary one in a prescription-reliant America, with drug enforcement and pharmaceutical officials warning that even when pills look the part, they may be counterfeit. Read More

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Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017
Avoiding Phony Pharmaceutical Medications

Avoiding Phony Pharmaceutical Medications

Fake pharmaceutical drugs find their way into the American market all the time. Being diligent with your prescriptions can save your life. Here's one New Jersey man's story and the lessons you can take away from his unsettling circumstances. 

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Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017
 NTSB: Weak Safety Culture Led to Deadly Amtrak Crash

NTSB: Weak Safety Culture Led to Deadly Amtrak Crash

NTSB says that a weak safety culture is what led to Amtrak's deadly accident that killed two maintenance workers last year. NBC10 investigative reporter Mitch Blacher has new findings after digging into Amtrak's safety culture and records.

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Thursday, Nov 2, 2017
What It's Like at Night at a Philadelphia Trauma Center

What It's Like at Night at a Philadelphia Trauma Center

NBC10 spent three weekends inside the trauma unit of Hahnemann University Hospital, watching the dozens of doctors and nurses and social services staffers handle incoming patients during the busy overnight hours. Read More

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Thursday, Nov 2, 2017
For Trauma Victims, Emotional Toll Lingers After Injuries

For Trauma Victims, Emotional Toll Lingers After Injuries

Jermaine McCorey works as an intervention specialist for a program called "Healing Hurt People," which is run by the Drexel University College of Medicine at Hahnemann University Hospital. McCorey's job is simple yet very difficult: help trauma patients emotionally deal with their injuries and their future. His firsthand experience is unsurpassed: the Philadelphia man has been shot on two separate occasions.

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Thursday, Nov 2, 2017
How to Apply a Tourniquet: Step-By-Step

How to Apply a Tourniquet: Step-By-Step

The vast majority of gunshot deaths are not from the injury itself but from the loss of blood. Knowing how to apply a tourniquet could help save someone’s life. A program at Hahnemann University Hospital helps teach people this important skill.

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