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Pa.'s Zippo Pays $186K Fine for Hazardous Waste

Zippo, the Pennsylvania maker of iconic cigarette lighters best known for their distinctive metal cases, has agreed to pay $186,000 to settle allegations it violated federal hazardous waste laws. »


Legionnaires’ Disease Bacteria Doesn't Stop Classes at WCU

As West Chester University worked to eradicate the bacteria that can lead to Legionnaires' Disease from its campus, the university assured students and staff that activities and classes would go on as planned. »

Second Cancers Account for 1 in 5 Cases Across US

Second cancers are on the rise. Nearly 1 in 5 new cases in the U.S. now involves someone who has had the disease before. »


Officials Detect Legionnaires’ Disease Bacteria at WCU

Hot water was shut off to several buildings at West Chester University after officials detected Legionnaires’ disease bacteria. »


Boy With Double Hand-Transplant Leaves CHOP

An 8-year-old boy who became the youngest patient to receive a double-hand transplant has left the Philadelphia hospital where the procedure was done and was returning to his Maryland home. »

Clothes Carry Germs Into Newborn ICU: Study

Parents and other people who come to visit babies in the newborn intensive care unit are sometimes carrying a potentially deadly germ on their clothing, researchers report. They found respiratory syncytial virus... »


'Top' Main Line Eatery Apologizes for Roach Closure

A popular Main Line Chinese restaurant closed after an infestation of roaches is hoping to regain the trust of its patrons by offering “a sincere apology” about a week after health officials shut the place... »

Hazmat Situation at Kutztown University

A Kutztown University building was evacuated during a hazmat situation Sunday afternoon. »


Almost Everyone Wearing Contacts at Risk

A new report released by the Centers for Disease Control, reveals almost everyone who uses contact lenses is at risk for eye infections. »

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