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Explosion of Deer Ticks a Concern Says Health Officials

More of the insects have been spotted this year than usual in Pennsylvania raising the issue of Lyme disease »


NJ Man Dies of Lassa Fever After Liberia Trip

A New Jersey man died Monday evening after been diagnosed with Lassa fever — a frightening infectious disease from West Africa that is rarely seen in the United States, a federal health official said. »


SIDS Risk Greater at Higher Altitudes

Lofty living may make babies vulnerable to sudden infant death syndrome, according to a Colorado study that found higher risks above 8,000 feet (2,400 meters). »


Norovirus May Spread Through Air

Washing your hands, food safety and thorough household cleaning can prevent the spread of norovirus. »


WATCH: Summer Tips for Keeping Pets Cool

As summer weather arrives, so do heat-related dangers for your pets. »


No More Formula for New Moms?

There's a new push for hospitals to encourage mothers to breastfeed. Many have actually stopped giving formula to new moms! »

Healthy Brains and Alzheimer's

Now researchers are adding brain scans to an ambitious study that's testing if an experimental drug might help healthy but at-risk people stave off Alzheimer's »

Change at Wilmington VA Hospital Reversed

A controversial downgrade of surgical capability at the Wilmington Veterans Affairs hospital has been reversed. »


City Hall's Baby Falcons Banded by Pa. Game Commissioners

The newest additions to a Philadelphia family of peregrine falcons were banded by the Pennsylvania Game Commissioners Friday. »

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