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Toddler Mistakenly Given Excessive Dose of Gardasil

An audit found five South Jersey children were given the wrong immunizations during a Salem County-sponsored "Shots for Tots" clinic, Salem County officials said. »

Local Hospitals to Supply Police With Overdose Antidote

Police departments in a South Jersey county will be able to obtain supplies of an overdose antidote for free through a partnership with three major hospitals. »

Pennsylvania Backs Off Plan to Change Nursing Home Payments

The Wolf administration is backing off a proposal to restructure Medicaid payments to nursing homes that a trade association found would have rewarded 13 homes accused by Pennsylvania state prosecutors... »

World Cup Collision Sparks Concussion Concerns

Like many contact sports only recently coming to terms with the long-term risks of concussions, soccer has struggled to handle head injuries. »

Pet Food Company Recalls Products Over Listeria

Pet food maker Stella & Chewy's is recalling some of its products because a routine test found Listeria in a sample of its chicken freeze-dried dinner patties for dogs. »

Lightning Threat Looms as Storms Sweep U.S.

Severe thunderstorms are threatening a huge swath of the U.S. from eastern Texas to the Carolinas over the Independence Day holiday, provoking stern warnings from forecasters during what is already the deadliest... »

One Woman's Message to Philly Seniors: Stay Sexy

Sex is probably the one subject you don't bring up with your parents, but it's the main topic of conversation when Theresa Clark, 56, visits senior centers in Philadelphia. »

Woman's Measles Death the 1st in U.S. Since 2003

A Washington woman died from measles in the spring — the first measles death in the U.S. since 2003 and the first in the state since 1990, health officials said Thursday. The woman, who was not identified... »

Study Shows a Good Appetizer May Spoil Your Meal

Worried about spoiling your main course when eating out? The quality of your appetizer may have something to do with how well you enjoy your entree. »

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