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Rabid Raccoon in South Jersey Town

Tests completed by the New Jersey Department of Health and Human Services confirmed the diagnosis. »

FDA to Rule on E-Cigarettes

Health experts are waiting anxiously for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to issue its first regulations governing electronic cigarettes by the end of the month. »

Powdered Alcohol Approved?

A product called "Palcohol" gained widespread attention online in recent days after it was reported that the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau approved the powdered alcohol, including vodka and... »

Doctors Prescribing Codeine to Kids Despite Known Risks

Doctors are still prescribing codeine for kids with coughs, colds and injuries, despite a wealth of evidence that the narcotic doesn’t work for many children--and may be fatal to some, NBC News reported. »

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County Relases Mosquito Killers

Gloucester County Mosquito Control will be relaeasing 15,000 fish that eat mosquito larva into retention ponds throughout the county. »

The "Pollen Vortex" Is Coming for You

Those sensitive to tree pollen will notice a dramatic -- and uncomfortable -- change this week as allergens arrive with a vengeance. »

Report: Pfizer Wants to Buy AstraZeneca for $101B

Two Big Pharma companies with strong ties to the Philadelphia region are the subject of the latest mega-merger rumor in the drug manufacturing industry. »

General Mills Reverses “No Sue” Facebook Policy

Last week, General Mills Inc. posted new legal terms on its website that seemed to prevent consumers from suing the company if they liked General Mills on Facebook. »

$14M Awarded in Lawsuit Linking Contraceptive, Stroke

A jury has awarded $14 million to a suburban Chicago woman who said in a lawsuit that she suffered a debilitating stroke after taking the birth control drug Yasmin. »

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