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Word Choice on Twitter Measures a Community's Vital Signs

140 characters can say a lot about a community's well-being. »


Exercise Suggestion Time 'Unrealistic': Research

Some fitness experts suggest 150 minutes of weekly exercise, but new research shows that's unrealistic. »

E-Cigs May Be More Toxic Than Real Cigarettes: Study

A new study suggests that formaldehyde levels in e-cigarettes may be five to 15 times higher than in regular cigarettes, NBC News reported. »

Philanthropist Gives $50M to CHOP

A Philadelphia philanthropist is giving $50 million to the city's renowned children's hospital. »


Hospital Braces for Possible Nurses Strike

Some 500 nurses who work at the Pocono Medical Center in the Lehigh Valley are set to go on strike on Feb. 1 after eight weeks of bargaining between the nurses' union and the hospital fell through. »

Jefferson Scientists Find Clues to Safer Asthma Drug

Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia have identified a promising new drug target that points the way to a second generation of asthma treatments. »

Doctor Writes Phony Oxy Prescriptions: Authorities

State authorities said a North Jersey doctor conspired with a drug dealer and others to illegally distribute thousands of painkillers by writing fraudulent prescriptions for people he never treated. »


Pharmacies Running Out of Cold Medicine

Both small pharmacies and big chains are running low on cold and flu medicine because so many people are sick. Specifically, there's been a shortage of cough syrup with codeine. »


Common Questions With Flu Widespread

CVS Minute Clinic nurse practitioner Cheryl Fattibene talks about the Flu Season. »

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