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NJ Makes 'Least-Prepared' List

A new report finds that New Jersey is among the states least-prepared for outbreaks of infectious diseases. »

Mortality Rates Fall at Pa. Hospitals

The Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies, or PACT, announced Tuesday its plans for next year's Phorum. »


Boy, 2, With No Trachea Saved by 3-D Printing

New 3-D printing technology can make virtually anything, including a new trachea that saved a young Utah boy's life. »

E-Cigs Surpass Regular Cigs in Teen Use: Survey

Electronic cigarettes have surpassed traditional smoking in popularity among teens, the government's annual drug use survey finds, The Associated Press reported. Even as tobacco smoking by teens dropped to... »

Local Lawmaker to Visit Troops Fighting Ebola in Africa

Delaware Sen. Chris Coons says he is going to West Africa to visit U.S. soldiers who are helping to fight the Ebola outbreak. »

Parallels Between Ebola Outbreak & World of Warcraft

Virtual worlds where real-life gamers role play as they come across deadly challenges may have much to teach us about confronting a global crisis. At least that’s what Nina H. Fefferman, a Rutgers professor... »

Fixes Planned for Clinic That Treated Joan Rivers

A federal agency has accepted planned fixes at the New York City clinic where Joan Rivers suffered a fatal complication during a medical procedure. »


Dispatcher Credited With Saving Choking Woman

A retired nurse's daughters and an Orange County Fire Authority dispatcher were hailed as heroes Monday for saving the woman's life when she began choking. »


ACA Enrollment Deadline

The Gallery underground mall in Center City will be the site of a Winter Health & Resources Fair Saturday for anyone who needs assistance signing up for health care under the Affordable Care Act. »

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