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Mylan Makes Formal Bid for Perrigo

The three-way skirmish in the generic drug industry continued Friday with Mylan N.V. making a formal offer for Perrigo Co. plc valued at about $33 billion in cash and stock as Teva renewed its offer to... »

Pus, Grenades & Ben Franklin: US’s 1st Vaccine Debates

If you think the public debate over vaccines is a modern one, think again. It actually dates back to the colonization of North America, when the very concept of immunization was just taking shape. »

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. »


Drug 'Take Back' Program in Montco

In efforts to eliminate illegal prescription drug use, officials in Montgomery County have set up drug 'take back' sites throughout the area. »

How Crashing Into An Undercover Cop Car Saved My Life

If Albert Leva hadn't hit an undercover cop car on Broad Street almost two years ago, he might well be dead. »

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. »

Ice Cream Company Recalls All Treats, Closes Shops

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams is putting sales of its frozen treats on ice across the country due to a possible listeria contamination. The Ohio-based company announced the voluntary recall on its website on... »

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