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Social Networks Encouraging Fitness

Having trouble making exercise a habit? Maybe try joining an online social network. New research from the University of Pennsylvania suggests simple reminders that other people are working out are more powerful... »


Rapper Freeway Raises Kidney Failure Awareness

A month after he was diagnosed with the disorder, Philly hip hop artist Freeway is doing his part to raise awareness on kidney failure. »

Why Women Should Shop Around for Health Services

Thinking about getting a mammogram in the Dallas-Fort Worth area? You might check carefully because the cost can vary from $50 to as much as $1,045. How about an initial routine gynecological exam? Around... »


Could the 'Exercise Pill' Become Reality?

The new pill claims to mimic the effects exercise has on your body including developing new blood vessels and building muscle but it doesn't offer an absolute panacea. »

No Nurses at Some City Schools

Philadelphia's cash-strapped public schools have weathered budgetary cuts that did away with day-to-day supplies, but this year some schools are lacking a critical service. »


CVS Offers Heroin Overdose Antidote Over the Counter

CVS Pharmacies will now offer the overdose antidote Naloxone over the counter without a prescription. The drug reverses the symptoms of a heroin or a prescription painkiller overdose. »


Nurse Who Reused Syringes Surrenders License

A nurse accused of reusing syringes while giving flu shots to 67 patients at a pharmaceutical company in New Jersey has had her license temporarily suspended. »


Toddler's Head Reattached After Internal Decapitation

An Australian toddler seriously injured in a car accident got a second chance at life following a “miracle” surgical procedure. The 16-month-old Jaxon Taylor was riding in the car along with his mother... »


Nurse Reuses Syringe While Giving Flu Shots: Officials

Alerts were sent to dozens of employees of a pharmaceutical company after officials say a nurse reused a syringe while giving them flu shots at a New Jersey clinic. »

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