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Skunk Tests Positive for Rabies in South Jersey

A skunk tested postive for rabies in Camden County. »

Diabetes Drugs Can Cause Severe Joint Pain: FDA

Certain diabetes drugs can cause severe and disabling joint pain, the Food and Drug Administration warned patients on Friday. "The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning that the type 2 diabetes... »

Pa.'s Zippo Pays $186K Fine for Hazardous Waste

Zippo, the Pennsylvania maker of iconic cigarette lighters best known for their distinctive metal cases, has agreed to pay $186,000 to settle allegations it violated federal hazardous waste laws. »


Legionnaires’ Disease Bacteria Doesn't Stop Classes at WCU

As West Chester University worked to eradicate the bacteria that can lead to Legionnaires' Disease from its campus, the university assured students and staff that activities and classes would go on as planned. »


Officials Cite 'Top' Main Line Eatery for Roaches

Police said that a popular Main Line Chinese restaurant, once named the nation's best, closed after an infestation of roaches has made improvements and could open as early as next week. »


Dentists Urging Kids to Brush Before Breakfast

As kids head back to school, some dentists are urging parents to incorporate brushing before breakfast into their children's routine so as not to forget to do it later when they might be crunched for time. »


Spotted Lanternflies Cause Another 'Quarantine'

The Spotted Lanternfly is causing another township in Berks County to go under quarantine. This means there are restrictions on moving firewood, brush, yard waste and even lawnmowers. »


Boy With Double Hand-Transplant Leaves CHOP

An 8-year-old boy who became the youngest patient to receive a double-hand transplant has left the Philadelphia hospital where the procedure was done and was returning to his Maryland home. »

Clothes Carry Germs Into Newborn ICU: Study

Parents and other people who come to visit babies in the newborn intensive care unit are sometimes carrying a potentially deadly germ on their clothing, researchers report. They found respiratory syncytial virus... »

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