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NJ Man Dies of Lassa Fever After Liberia Trip

A New Jersey man died Monday evening after been diagnosed with Lassa fever — a frightening infectious disease from West Africa that is rarely seen in the United States, a federal health official said. »


Safe Grilling Tips for Summer Cookouts

The Philadelphia Fire Department wants to make sure folks are cooking safe and smart. Check out these grilling tips. »


Norovirus May Spread Through Air

Washing your hands, food safety and thorough household cleaning can prevent the spread of norovirus. »

Data on Thousands of Patients Stolen at NJ Hospitals

Thousands of patients at three northern New Jersey hospitals have been alerted that their personal information was stolen in a data breach. »


No More Formula for New Moms?

There's a new push for hospitals to encourage mothers to breastfeed. Many have actually stopped giving formula to new moms! »

Healthy Brains and Alzheimer's

Now researchers are adding brain scans to an ambitious study that's testing if an experimental drug might help healthy but at-risk people stave off Alzheimer's »

Change at Wilmington VA Hospital Reversed

A controversial downgrade of surgical capability at the Wilmington Veterans Affairs hospital has been reversed. »


City Hall's Baby Falcons Banded by Pa. Game Commissioners

The newest additions to a Philadelphia family of peregrine falcons were banded by the Pennsylvania Game Commissioners Friday. »

Salmonella Linked to Raw Tuna Sickens Dozens

A salmonella outbreak likely linked to raw tuna has sickened 53 people in nine states, health officials said Thursday. Most of the cases — 31 — are in California, officials at the California Department of Public... »

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