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Pennsylvania Birth Rate is Lowest in Country

Pennsylvania's birth rate is comparable to several European countries that are considered to be in a fertility crisis, according to a new medical study. »


Delco Parks Prepare to Go Smoke-Free

All public parks in Springfield, Delaware County will soon go smoke-free after commissioners received numerous complaints from mothers who take their children to those parks. Officials believe this will also set... »

Disneyland-Linked Measles Outbreak Has Ended: Official

The California measles outbreak that started in Disneyland four months ago is over, a state health official announced Friday. No new outbreak-related measles cases have been reported to state health department... »

Director of NJ Medical Marijuana Program Resigns

The director of New Jersey's medical marijuana program has resigned after 3+ years running a system frequently criticized by advocates for easier access to the drug. »


Parents Learn How to Determine Whether Kids' Illness is Worth Trip to ER

Keystone First held 4 Your Kids Care workshops at the West Philadelphia YMCA to teach parents how to decide when it's time to take their children to the emergency room. »

Indiana HIV Outbreak Has Now Infected 130 People

An HIV outbreak in southeastern Indiana that is related to abuse of intravenous prescription drugs, has now reached 130 cases as of Friday, up from 106 a week ago, Reuters reported. »


Intersex Children Face Less Drastic Options

A century ago, intersex adults were top draws at circus sideshows. Now, efforts are underway to change the way intersex children are treated. »

Mass. Court Upholds $63M Verdict in Children's Motrin Case

A Superior Court jury ruled in 2013 that Johnson & Johnson failed to provide sufficient warnings about the potential side effects of Motrin. »

Supreme Justice Halts Religious Groups' Birth Control Opt-Out Rule

A Supreme Court justice is blocking an appeals court's ruling that would have forced two western Pennsylvania Catholic dioceses and a Christian college to fill out forms to avoid penalties for not directly... »

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