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Hospital Braces for Possible Nurses Strike

Some 500 nurses who work at the Pocono Medical Center in the Lehigh Valley are set to go on strike on Feb. 1 after eight weeks of bargaining between the nurses' union and the hospital fell through. »

Jefferson Scientists Find Clues to Safer Asthma Drug

Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia have identified a promising new drug target that points the way to a second generation of asthma treatments. »


Pharmacies Running Out of Cold Medicine

Both small pharmacies and big chains are running low on cold and flu medicine because so many people are sick. Specifically, there's been a shortage of cough syrup with codeine. »


Common Questions With Flu Widespread

CVS Minute Clinic nurse practitioner Cheryl Fattibene talks about the Flu Season. »


Exercise Suggestion Time 'Unrealistic': Research

Some fitness experts suggest 150 minutes of weekly exercise, but new research shows that's unrealistic. »

New USDA Standards Follow Salmonella Outbreak

Standards proposed Wednesday by the Agriculture Department aim to reduce rates of salmonella and campylobacter, another pathogen that can cause symptoms similar to salmonella, in chicken parts, ground chicken... »

E-Cigs May Be More Toxic Than Real Cigarettes: Study

A new study suggests that formaldehyde levels in e-cigarettes may be five to 15 times higher than in regular cigarettes, NBC News reported. »

Philanthropist Gives $50M to CHOP

A Philadelphia philanthropist is giving $50 million to the city's renowned children's hospital. »

Pope: Catholics Don't Have to Breed 'Like Rabbits'

Pope Francis is firmly upholding church teaching banning contraception, but said Monday that Catholics don't have to breed "like rabbits" and should instead practice "responsible parenting." »

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