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US Sues Gerber Over Allergy Claims

US government regulators announced Thursday they were suing Gerber, the well-known baby food maker, for claiming that its Good Start Gentle formula can prevent or reduce allergies in children. »

FDA Approves Meningitis Vaccine Used at Princeton

Federal health regulators have approved the first vaccine to block a strain of bacteria that has caused sometimes deadly outbreaks of meningitis in college dormitories -- a vaccine that a New Jersey... »


Smoking Ban in Delaware

It is now against the law to smoke in several outdoor locations in Wilmington, Delaware, including transit facilities, outdoor city parks and playgrounds. »

Quarantined Nurse: "We Have to Make Decisions Based on Science"

Nurse Kaci Hickox, who recently returned from treating Ebola victims in West Africa and has challenged the legality of a quarantine, spoke outside of her Maine home after health officials announced they... »

Buzz Kill? Fireball Whiskey Recalled in Europe

Fireball has been recalled in Finland, Sweden and Norway for excessive amounts of an ingredient allowable for sale in the U.S. »

Does Ebola Affect Dogs and Humans in the Same Way?

Can dogs be carriers of or get Ebola? If they can get infected with the virus, are they contagious to humans and/or other animals? And, should we treat dogs exposed to Ebola like humans and quarantine them? Sam... »

"Operation" Inventor Needs Help Paying for an Operation

Nearly 50 years ago, John Spinello invented the popular board game “Operation.” Now, he needs help paying for his own operation. »

Abington, Jefferson to Sign Letter of Intent to Merge

Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Health System and Abington Health signed a letter of intent Wednesday afternoon to merge, a marriage that would create the region's largest health care provider. »


Obama, Christie Talk Ebola

President Obama spoke out Tuesday after the second Dallas nurse to contract Ebola was declared to be free of the virus and released. NJ Governor Chris Christie also appeared on the TODAY show with... »

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