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NIH Testing Mosquito Saliva Vaccine as Way to Fight Illness
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NIH Testing Mosquito Saliva Vaccine as Way to Fight Illness

Wanted: 60 people willing to be bitten by mosquitoes to test a new kind of vaccine — one that acts against the bugs' saliva. Rather than separate vaccines against Zika or other mosquito-borne diseases, the new... »

NBC’s 'This is Us' Pushes Drumstick Workout Craze
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NBC’s 'This is Us' Pushes Drumstick Workout Craze

NBC10’s Cydney Long explains the newest fitness craze that uses drumsticks to trim down and how NBC's hit show "This Is Us" shined light on the workout. »

Main Line Hospital Plans $52.8M Expansion

Main Line Hospital Plans $52.8M Expansion

Lankenau Medical Center unveiled plans Friday to spend $52.8 million to expand and enhance its emergency department. »

Habitat for Humanity Wants You to Age Safely
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Habitat for Humanity Wants You to Age Safely

Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County's Karen Reever joins Tracy Davidson to discuss their free clinic aimed to help older people "age safe." »

Face Transplant Links Men Touched by Tragedy
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Face Transplant Links Men Touched by Tragedy

The first face transplant performed at Mayo Clinic is providing a man from Wyoming a second chance at a normal life after he was disfigured by a gunshot in a suicide attempt a decade ago. »

Drugs Vanish at Some VA Hospitals: AP

Drugs Vanish at Some VA Hospitals: AP

Federal authorities are stepping up investigations at Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers due to a sharp increase in opioid theft, missing prescriptions or unauthorized drug use by VA employees since... »

NBC10 Responds: ER Trip Ends With Surprise Bill
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NBC10 Responds: ER Trip Ends With Surprise Bill

Frank Tanzy said he paid a bill from a hospital trip but he later learned he never owed the money. He turned to NBc10 Responds and Harry Hairston to help. »

Gore: Climate Change Poses Dangerous Health Consequences

Gore: Climate Change Poses Dangerous Health Consequences

Former Vice President Al Gore on Thursday said more attention must be paid to the dangerous health consequences of climate change, and he called on scientists, health officials and health care providers to work... »

China Carfentanil Ban a 'Game-Changer' in US Opioid Epidemic

China Carfentanil Ban a 'Game-Changer' in US Opioid Epidemic

So deadly it's considered a terrorist threat, carfentanil has been legal in China— until now. Beijing is banning carfentanil and three similar drugs as of March 1, China's Ministry of Public Security said... »