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Coke's Role in Anti-Obesity Group Revealed: Report

A nonprofit founded to combat obesity says the $1.5 million it received from Coke has no influence on its work. But emails obtained by The Associated Press show the world's largest beverage maker was... »

Pfizer, Allergan Merge in Biggest Drug Deal Ever

Pfizer and Allergan will join in a $160 billion deal to create the world's largest drugmaker. The transaction is valued at $363.63 per Allergan share. Allergan shareholders will receive 11.3 shares of... »


'Together Facing Lung Cancer' Event

Fox Chase Cancer Center held its "Together Facing Lung Cancer" event Thursday night. NBC10's Denisse Nakano served as host. »

Sight, Sound Trigger Memories in Dementia Patients

Nursing homes and assisted living facilities increasingly use sight, sound and other sensory cues to stimulate memory and provide a touch of the familiar for people with Alzheimer's disease and other forms... »

Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Block Malaria Transmission

Southern California scientists have created a genetically modified batch of mosquitoes capable of blocking malaria, a development that could help eradicate the disease, UC San Diego officials announced... »

UnitedHealth May Withdraw From Obamacare

Experts are divided over Thursday’s news that the No. 1 U.S. health insurer, UnitedHealth Group, might withdraw from health exchanges mandated by so-called Obamacare legislation, NBC News reported. The company... »

Award Continues Research on Heroin Vaccine

Recovering addicts may have a new tool helping them stay on track as a heroin vaccine enters a preclinical phase. The National Institutes of Health National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) awarded researchers... »

CHOP Opens Breast Milk Bank

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia can now more easily provide hospitalized infants with human milk. »

Genetically Modified Salmon OK'd for Human Consumption in U.S.

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved genetically modified salmon, the first such altered animal allowed for human consumption in the United States. The Obama administration had stalled... »