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"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. »

Yoga Helps Solve Puzzling Health Issue

A path to addressing the striking rate of pain and mental illness for Bhutanese refugees. More than 75,000 have settled in Philadelphia, Denver and Kansas City. »


Preparing for Ebola: Local Hospitals Ready

Health officials in Bucks County say they're ready to deal any potential Ebola cases that may come their way. »


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 are... »

Company Recalls 10 Baby Wipes Brands

A recall of baby wipes because of a possible bacterial contamination that can make kids sick has expanded to include ten brands sold in stores and online across the country. »

CHOP, Temple Get $4.3 Million Grant for HIV Research

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Temple University received a joint $4.3 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to investigate new methods for eradicating HIV that lurks in... »

New Hemophilia Drug Has its Roots in Bala Cynwyd

A new hemophilia treatment has just been approved by the FDA, and it has its roots in the Philadelphia region. »

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