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CTE Reports, Concussions Deter Parents From Youth Football

CTE Reports, Concussions Deter Parents From Youth Football

Lori Anderson grew up with a big, traditional, football-loving family in Austin, Texas, and moved her own family to midwest Michigan. There, she did what was once unthinkable: She did not let her 13-year-old son... »

Philly No Longer Ranks 1st in OD Deaths, But Crisis Worsens
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Philly No Longer Ranks 1st in OD Deaths, But Crisis Worsens

“The data that is included in this report tells a sobering story, but also gives us a road map for how we’re to combat this crisis,” Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro said. »

Oregon Scientists Do First Human Gene Embryo Editing in US

Oregon Scientists Do First Human Gene Embryo Editing in US

For the first time in the United States, scientists have edited the genes of human embryos, a controversial step toward someday helping babies avoid inherited diseases. The experiment was just an exercise... »

Wife Gets New Kidney After Husband Donates His to Stranger
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Wife Gets New Kidney After Husband Donates His to Stranger

A woman received a new kidney after her husband donated his to a stranger through the paired donation program. Now the Delaware couple wants the public to know about the potentially life-saving program. »

Free Health Screenings for All
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Free Health Screenings for All

Tomika McFadden is in studio to talk about Pennsylvania Care Associates' Community Health Fest. The health fest was put together to bring awareness to individuals with chronic illness and physical disabilities. »

Health Dept. Shuts Down Main Line Restaurant: Report

Health Dept. Shuts Down Main Line Restaurant: Report

A Main Line eatery has reportedly shut its doors, at least temporarily, following a health inspection that said, among other violations, that the restaurant needs a professional exterminator. »

Feds Warn of 'Tainted Alcohol' Reports at Mexican Resorts
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Feds Warn of 'Tainted Alcohol' Reports at Mexican Resorts

As a Wisconsin family questions what happened to their daughter the day she died from an injury at an all-inclusive Mexico resort this year, the State Department is warning travelers of "tainted... »

Officials Reopen NJ Beaches After Closure
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Officials Reopen NJ Beaches After Closure

Officials reopened all beaches after closing 15 in New Jersey because of elevated bacteria levels. »

What’s Next: Health Care ‘Vote-a-Rama’ and the End Game
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What’s Next: Health Care ‘Vote-a-Rama’ and the End Game

What can be expected from the health care bill? More debating. Senate leaders are expected to have 20 hours debate before a final vote. When the debate is done, the Senate moves on to what is unofficially called... »

US Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Papayas From Mexico; 1 Dead

US Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Papayas From Mexico; 1 Dead

U.S. health officials say consumers should avoid a variety of papaya from Mexico linked to a salmonella outbreak that has been blamed for the death of a person in New York City and for sickening 46 others in 12... »

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