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Pharma Giant Buys Generic Drug Company for $40.5B

Israel's Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. said Monday it is purchasing Dublin-based Allergan PLC's generic pharmaceuticals business for $40.5 billion, in what Israeli analysts called the largest-ever... »

Local Medical School Receives $1.75M Grant

The Cooper Medical School of Rowan University received a $1.75 million federal grant it will use to help address the looming shortage of primary-care physicians in the country. »

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Delaware Hospitals No Longer Giving New Mothers Formula

Delaware is the third state, along with Massachusetts and Rhode Island, to "ban the bags." New moms no longer get gift bags with formula after giving birth. »

Rise in Autism May Be Due to Semantics: Study

A new study out of Penn State University suggests that the increase in autism diagnosis is due to kids being classified and diagnosed differently, not because something catastrophic has happened to U.S. »

U.S. Senator Pushes to Expand Childhood Hunger Program, Set to Speak in South Philly

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey is pushing to expand a program that provides nutritious meals to vulnerable children. »

EU Regulator Recommends 1st License for Malaria Vaccine

The European Medicines Agency has recommended approving what would be the world's first licensed malaria vaccine, even though it's only about 30 percent effective and its protection fades over time. In... »

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Campbell's to Eliminate Artificial Colors, Flavors

Campbell Soup Co. announced Wednesday it would be doing away with artificial ingredients as it becomes a more health-focused company. »

Jefferson Expands Partnership With Delaware Hospital

Saint Francis Healthcare is expanding its relationship with Jefferson Health System. »

Use of Morning-After Pill on Rise Among U.S. Teens

More than one in five sexually active teen girls have used the morning-after pill, according to a report released Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The findings, which likely reflect... »

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