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Get Mammograms Every Other Year Once You're 50: Panel

Women should get a mammogram every two years starting at age 50 — and while routine screening brings little benefit in the 40s, beginning it that early should be a personal choice, a government task force... »

Sperm Bank Lawsuit: "Mature" Donor Has Mental Illness, Criminal Record

Last June, almost seven years after Angela Collins gave birth to a son conceived with Donor 9623's sperm, they got a batch of emails from the sperm bank that unexpectedly — and perhaps mistakenly — included the... »

Pill-Taking Can Be Less Yucky for Kids: Study

Many sick kids can't or won't swallow pills — and that can make them sicker. But there may be some pretty simple ways to help the medicine go down, a new study says. Dr. Kathleen Bradford and colleagues at... »


Parents Learn How to Determine Whether Kids' Illness is Worth Trip to ER

Keystone First held 4 Your Kids Care workshops at the West Philadelphia YMCA to teach parents how to decide when it's time to take their children to the emergency room. »

Roseanne Barr Says She's Slowly Going Blind

Roseanne Barr is trying to do whatever she can to keep her mind vivid as her eyesight fails. »

Kraft to Remove Dyes From Mac and Cheese

The iconic mac and cheese in a blue box will start showing its true colors. Northfield, Illinois-based, Kraft Foods announced Monday it will remove artificial preservatives and synthetic colors from its... »

Whole Foods Market Recalls Macadamia Nuts

Whole Foods Market is recalling packaged raw macadamia nuts due to possible Salmonella contamination. The recalled product was sold in stores in Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Kansas,... »


Pennsylvania Birth Rate is Lowest in Country

Pennsylvania's birth rate is comparable to several European countries that are considered to be in a fertility crisis, according to a new medical study. »


Delco Parks Prepare to Go Smoke-Free

All public parks in Springfield, Delaware County will soon go smoke-free after commissioners received numerous complaints from mothers who take their children to those parks. Officials believe this will also set... »

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