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FDA Approves New, Hard-to-Abuse Painkiller

Federal health regulators on Thursday approved the first hard-to-abuse version of the painkiller hydrocodone, offering an alternative to a similar medication that has been widely criticized for lacking... »

Smoking Not 'Lesser Evil' in Mental Health Treatment

Public health experts say smoking is still pervasive among people living with addiction and mental illness, and it's often not seen as a priority in treatment settings. »

Philadelphia Woman Meets the Donor Who Saved Her Life

A Philadelphia woman is likely to enjoy many more Thanksgivings following a successful bone marrow transplant. »

Tips to Kick Asphalt: Marathon Tips

Tips that will surely help you reach your personal goal at the 2014 Philadelphia Marathon or any race you run. »

FDA Warns Against Device It Says Can Spread Cancer in Women

The Food and Drug Administration warned Monday women getting fibroids removed should not be treated using devices called morcellators, which can possibly spread cancer in a woman's body. »

Teen With Cancer Claims He Was Fired for Needing Surgery

A 19-year-old delivery driver diagnosed with cancer claims he was fired from his job at a suburban Chicago restaurant when he informed his employer he needed to take six weeks off work for surgery. »

Newtown Shooter Was Preoccupied With Violence: Report

A report released on Friday on events that led up to the December 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting says there were early indications that the gunman was preoccupied with violence. »


Student Removed From Flight After Asking for Allergy Meds

Villanova University senior Katie tells NBC10 she was escorted off her U.S. Airways plane Wednesday, after asking the flight attendant for allergy medicine. She says she needed it because she broke out... »

Soaring Generic Drug Prices Draw Scrutiny

Some low-cost generic drugs that have helped restrain health care costs for decades are seeing unexpected price spikes of up to 8,000 percent, prompting a backlash from patients, pharmacists and now Washington... »

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