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Obama Administration Fights For GOP Health Care Suit to Be Dropped

Attorneys for the Obama administration are fighting to have the lawsuit over the president's health care law, brought by Republicans in the House of Representatives, to be thrown out. »


FDA Approves Experiment to Allow Bay Area Doctor to Use Ecstasy to Treat Patients

The Federal Drug Administration is allowing a team of Bay Area psychotherapists to experiment with ecstasy to treat patients. Dr. Phil Wolfson, who has offices in San Francisco and Marin County, is in charge of... »

Americans Are Getting Even Fatter, Survey Finds

A new survey shows Americans are getting even fatter, with nearly 28 percent of of people in the U.S. saying they're clinically obese, NBC News reported. »


WATCH: Summer Tips for Keeping Pets Cool

As summer weather arrives, so do heat-related dangers for your pets. »

Army Chief: Human Error Unlikely in Anthrax Mistake

Human error probably was not a factor in the Army's mistaken shipment of live anthrax samples to numerous U.S. government and commercial laboratories in the U.S. and in South Korea, the Army's top general... »


New Poll Finds Obesity on the Rise in US

A new Gallop poll finds obesity rates are on the rise. In our area, Delaware and Pennsylvania fall in the middle while New Jersey is closer to the top of the list -- not in a good way. »

Pentagon Mistakenly Ships Live Anthrax Samples

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it is investigating what the Pentagon called an inadvertent shipment of live anthrax spores to government and commercial laboratories in as many as nine... »


Explosion of Deer Ticks a Concern Says Health Officials

More of the insects have been spotted this year than usual in Pennsylvania raising the issue of Lyme disease »


NJ Man Dies of Lassa Fever After Liberia Trip

A New Jersey man died Monday evening after been diagnosed with Lassa fever — a frightening infectious disease from West Africa that is rarely seen in the United States, a federal health official said. »

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