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Lyme Disease on the Rise
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Lyme Disease on the Rise

Lyme disease is caused by Borrelia burgdorferi, bacteria that are carried and transmitted to humans by black-legged ticks, commonly known as deer ticks. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention... »

Consumer Reports Ranks Top Sunscreens of 2017
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Consumer Reports Ranks Top Sunscreens of 2017

If you think all sunscreens are created equal, think again. Consumer Reports has released its annual list of top sunscreens as well as a warning about the SPF number on some bottles: If you put too much... »

Vaccine May Cut HPV Infections, an Oral Cancer Risk, in Men

Vaccine May Cut HPV Infections, an Oral Cancer Risk, in Men

The HPV vaccine that helps prevent cervical cancer in women also might lower the risk in young men of oral infections that can cause mouth and throat cancers, a new study finds. These cancers are rising... »

Common Lead Test May Be Wrong, FDA and CDC Say

Common Lead Test May Be Wrong, FDA and CDC Say

As NBC News reports, many children and pregnant women may need to get new lead tests because one of the most common lab tests may have given falsely low readings, the Food and Drug Administration said... »

The Top Local State for Lyme Disease
States Make Move in Fight Over Health Care Reform

States Make Move in Fight Over Health Care Reform

Democratic attorneys general in more than a dozen states announced Thursday they would attempt to intervene in a federal lawsuit that threatens to undercut funding for the Affordable Care Act. The legal move is... »

Student's Death Prompts School to Warn About 'Choking Game'
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Student's Death Prompts School to Warn About 'Choking Game'

A New Jersey school superintendent says a student has died as the result of the choking game. »

Main Line NAMI on the Move
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Main Line NAMI on the Move

NBC10’s Vai Sikahema finds out about an event designed to benefit people struggling with mental health issues and their families. Ingrid Waldron and Nora Hunt-Johnson discuss how Main Line NAMI on the Move... »

New Law Protects Bus Drivers From Lawsuits Over EpiPens

New Law Protects Bus Drivers From Lawsuits Over EpiPens

School bus drivers and crossing guards will soon be able to administer potentially life-saving medications without fear of being sued. »

Messy Home, Messy Life
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Messy Home, Messy Life

NBC10's Katy Zachry reports on how organizing your house can cut anxiety. »

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