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Woman's Measles Death the 1st in U.S. Since 2003

A Washington woman died from measles in the spring — the first measles death in the U.S. since 2003 and the first in the state since 1990, health officials said Thursday. The woman, who was not identified... »

Study Shows a Good Appetizer May Spoil Your Meal

Worried about spoiling your main course when eating out? The quality of your appetizer may have something to do with how well you enjoy your entree. »

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Sugary Drinks May Kill 184,000 People Each Year: Study

Consumption of soda, energy beverages, and other sugary drinks may be linked to 184,000 adult deaths each year worldwide, according to research published Tuesday in the journal Circulation. »

Chobani Selected as Greek Yogurt Provider for School Lunches

Public schools across America will soon offer Greek yogurt as a meat substitute in school lunches beginning this fall. »

World Cup Collision Sparks Concussion Concerns

Like many contact sports only recently coming to terms with the long-term risks of concussions, soccer has struggled to handle head injuries. »

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Penn Presbyterian Will Treat Pope Francis in an Emergency: Sources

Should Pope Francis have a medical emergency during his visit to Philadelphia in September, he will be taken to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center's new trauma center in University City, sources with knowledge of... »

Some People Seeking Sunburns - Just for the 'Art'

While most people avoid sunburns at all costs, there are some who welcome them, all in the name of "art." »

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Exercise & Drinking Too Much Water Could Be Dangerous

A recently released report suggests drinking too much water while exercising could do more harm than good. »

Philly's Smoking Rates Drop to All-Time Low

Thousands of Philadelphians have taken their final drag and have stubbed out their last cigarettes, as smoking rates in the city have reached an all-time low. »

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