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Drug 'Take Back' Program in Montco

In efforts to eliminate illegal prescription drug use, officials in Montgomery County have set up drug 'take back' sites throughout the area. »

How Crashing Into An Undercover Cop Car Saved My Life

If Albert Leva hadn't hit an undercover cop car on Broad Street almost two years ago, he might well be dead. »


Food Marketed to Kids Doesn't Meet Gov Guidelines: Study

More than half of the food marketed to children does not meet government nutritional guidelines, according to a study from the University of Illinois at Chicago. »

Ice Cream Company Recalls All Treats, Closes Shops

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams is putting sales of its frozen treats on ice across the country due to a possible listeria contamination. The Ohio-based company announced the voluntary recall on its website... »

Pus, Grenades & Ben Franklin: US’s 1st Vaccine Debates

If you think the public debate over vaccines is a modern one, think again. It actually dates back to the colonization of North America, when the very concept of immunization was just taking shape. »

Wolf Administration to Begin Reorganizing Medicaid Plans

Gov. Tom Wolf's administration is beginning to transfer more than a million adult Medicaid enrollees into a single, new benefits program. »

Ice Cream Risks: What's Behind Massive Jeni's, Blue Bell Recalls?

Major recalls from two well-known ice cream companies due to the discovery of listeria bacteria raise questions about how the pathogen could have contaminated multiple ice cream manufacturing plants — and... »

Heavy Drinking Rates, Especially in Women, On the Rise in U.S.

Heavy drinking is up more than 17 percent since 2005 and rates are rising faster among women than among men, researchers reported. »

HIV Patient Settles Lawsuit With Doctor

A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit by an HIV-positive man who complained he was dropped as a patient by his doctors over blood allegedly found in a bathroom. »

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