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Philly's Smoking Rates Drop to All-Time Low

Thousands of Philadelphians have taken their final drag and have stubbed out their last cigarettes, as smoking rates in the city have reached an all-time low. »


Dozens 'Walk for Fitness' Along Kelly Drive

Dozens of people got in a Monday morning workout on Kelly Drive at the "Walk For Fitness" to promote health and wellness for senior citizens. »

California Vaccine Bill Clears Major Hurdle

California's Assembly on Thursday approved a hotly contested bill requiring that nearly all public schoolchildren be vaccinated, clearing one of its last major legislative obstacles before the measure heads... »


Triathalon Raises Money for CHOP

The 11th Annual Johnson and Johnson "Tri-Rock Philadelphia" will raise money for the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and pediatric cancer research. »


Survey: Sibling Punches Aren't Only Assaults U.S. Kids Face

Getting punched by your brother or sister is sometimes a painful rite of passage, but many U.S. kids also experience other types of assaults, mistreatment and abuse, a big government-funded survey found. »

The Final Frontier: Space Sex

To consider reproduction in space, it's helpful to start with plant sex, because plants are actually one of the only organisms we've seen get down to business in a space-like setting. »


Impact of Affordable Care Act Ruling for Americans

The US Supreme Court upheld a key provision to President Obama's Affordable Care Act which preserves health insurance for millions of Americans. Assistant professor Michael Hayes from Rutgers University... »

Delaware Officials Report Human Case of West Nile Virus

Delaware officials said a 6-year-old Sussex County girl is recovering after contracting West Nile Virus. »


HERA's Climb4Life Event

Ovarian cancer is the 5th-leading cancer killer among women, but Samantha Lockwood and the rest of the HERA Women's Cancer Foundation are hoping to help combat it. Lockwood, the Board President of HERA,... »

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