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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. »

After Political Battle, Rehab Hospital to Set to Open

Gov. Jack Markell is celebrating the grand opening of a HealthSouth rehabilitation hospital in Middletown after steering its controversial approval through state government. »

Framing the Flu Conversation After Strain Mutation

After the big announcement that this year's flu vaccine may offer less protection than expected, some doctors are scrambling for the right way to talk about why the vaccine is still important. »

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... »

Holly: One Face of the National Heroin Crisis

For Holly Wright, heroin was bliss. »

Heart Attacks Up in New Jersey After Sandy

Rutgers University researchers said there was a spike in heart attacks and strokes in the New Jersey counties hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy. »

Penn Doctor Imagines New Diseases

Imagine a kind of amnesia wherein everybody forgets about you (Amnesia inversa). Imagine a disease that causes you to contract the infirmity of your neighbor, as your neighbor assumes yours (Renascentia). »

SEPTA Sues Hepatitis C Drug Company Over Medication Costs

Philadelphia's transit agency, SEPTA, has filed a class action lawsuit in federal court in Philadelphia against the drugmaker, Gilead, over the cost of its Hepatitis C drug known as Sovaldi. »

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