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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. »


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. »

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. »

Judge OKs $1B NFL Concussions Deal

A federal judge has approved a plan to resolve thousands of NFL concussion lawsuits that could cost the league $1 billion over 65 years. »

Ice Cream Risks: What's Behind Massive Jeni's, Blue Bell Recalls?

Major recalls from two well-known ice cream companies due to the discovery of listeria bacteria raise questions about how the pathogen could have contaminated multiple ice cream manufacturing plants — and... »

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. »


Uptick in Synthetic Marijuana Overdoses

Doctors and prosecutors in the Lehigh Valley don’t know why there has been a sudden uptick of deadly K2 overdoses where patients need to be strapped down to be treated. »

Ticks Found in Every County in Pa.

Researchers warned Pennsylvania residents of an increased risk of Lyme disease after a study found ticks present in every county throughout the commonwealth for the very first time. »

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