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Pus, Grenades & Ben Franklin: US’s 1st Vaccine Debates

If you think the public debate over vaccines is a modern one, think again. It actually dates back to the colonization of North America, when the very concept of immunization was just taking shape. »

Wolf Administration to Begin Reorganizing Medicaid Plans

Gov. Tom Wolf's administration is beginning to transfer more than a million adult Medicaid enrollees into a single, new benefits program. »

Heavy Drinking Rates, Especially in Women, On the Rise in U.S.

Heavy drinking is up more than 17 percent since 2005 and rates are rising faster among women than among men, researchers reported. »

HIV Patient Settles Lawsuit With Doctor

A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit by an HIV-positive man who complained he was dropped as a patient by his doctors over blood allegedly found in a bathroom. »

How Crashing Into An Undercover Cop Car Saved My Life

If Albert Leva hadn't hit an undercover cop car on Broad Street almost two years ago, he might well be dead. »

Synthetic Marijuana Sends 30 to Hospitals Across New Jersey

A New Jersey woman suffered a severe adverse reaction to synthetic marijuna Tuesday following reports that more than 50 people were hospitalized in Pennsylvania after taking the drug. »

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Food Marketed to Kids Doesn't Meet Gov Guidelines: Study

More than half of the food marketed to children does not meet government nutritional guidelines, according to a study from the University of Illinois at Chicago. »

Ice Cream Company Recalls All Treats, Closes Shops

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams is putting sales of its frozen treats on ice across the country due to a possible listeria contamination. The Ohio-based company announced the voluntary recall on its website... »

Man With ALS Urges FDA to Approve Drug

A local man diagnosed with ALS and his family are urging the FDA to approve a drug that they believe will save his life. »

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