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How to Prepare for Allergy Season

The cold weather seems to be stalling the inevitable - spring allergies! NBC10's Tim Furlong has more on how you can prepare before the flowers bloom. »

Germanwings Tragedy Brings Attention to Mental Illness

The reported mental health issues of the Germanwings pilot who deliberately crashed a plane last week, killing 150, are fueling international discussions about safety, screenings and precautions in the... »


Study: Family Income Can Affect Kids' Brain Structure

The study suggests that effects are not necessarily permanent, but access to resources can affect various brain measurements. »

Team of 'All-Star Researchers' to Cure Hep B

The Baruch S. Blumberg Institute in Bucks County said this week it has recruited what it is calling a team of four “all-star researchers” who will focus exclusively on developing a cure for hepatitis B. »

NJ Physicians Not Accepting New Medicaid Patients

Most New Jersey physicians are not accepting new Medicaid patients even as more people get the subsidized health insurance. »

Classical Music Calms Cats, Study Says

Classical music helps calm down cats when they're undergoing surgery — but heavy metal songs have the opposite effect, a veterinary research team announced Monday. »


Doctors: Don't Use Kitchen Spoons for Children's Medication

Leading pediatricians suggest using metric measurements to avoid accidental overdoses in children. »

Proposed NJ Law Requires Docs to Talk About Addiction

New Jersey wants doctors to discuss addiction with patients when prescribing certain medications. »

Eat This, Not That: Pediatricians Adjust to New Science on Introducing Food to Kids

Food allergies among children increased approximately 50 percent between the late 90s and now, according to the Centers for Disease Control. How did we get there? »

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