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Study: Family Income Can Affect Kids' Brain Structure

The study suggests that effects are not necessarily permanent, but access to resources can affect various brain measurements. »

Team of 'All-Star Researchers' to Cure Hep B

The Baruch S. Blumberg Institute in Bucks County said this week it has recruited what it is calling a team of four “all-star researchers” who will focus exclusively on developing a cure for hepatitis B. »


Stopping Super Bugs

The Obama Administration unveiled a new plan to stop superbugs by cutting back on the issuance of antibiotics. »

Pepsi Takes Back No. 2 Spot From Diet Coke

Americans bought less soda for the 10th straight year in 2014, with diet sodas shrinking more than their sugary counterparts, according to a report released Thursday. And the poor performance of diet sodas... »

Proposed NJ Law Requires Docs to Talk About Addiction

New Jersey wants doctors to discuss addiction with patients when prescribing certain medications. »

Eat This, Not That: Pediatricians Adjust to New Science on Introducing Food to Kids

Food allergies among children increased approximately 50 percent between the late 90s and now, according to the Centers for Disease Control. How did we get there? »


Child Abuse Center Opens Medical Suite

The Philadelphia Children's Alliance opened a new medical suite for child abuse victims at its Hunting Park facility. »

Boy With Rare Disorder Asks Supporters to Wear Yellow Before Operation

A 5-year-old boy with an immune disorder is asking people to wear yellow, his favorite color, on the day of his second bone marrow transplant on March 27. »


Students Donate Over 20,000 Items for Second Harvest Food Bank

Students in the Lehigh Valley loaded more than 20,000 food items onto trucks headed for the Second Harvest Food Bank. »

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