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Uber Rolls Out On-Demand Flu Vaccinations

Haven't gotten your flu shot yet? Between long work hours, household responsibilities, errands and child care, making a trip to the doctor's office or local pharmacy for that flu shot doesn't seem too... »

CHOP Ordered to Pay $10M

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has been ordered to pay $10 million to the mother of a boy whose bacterial meningitis wasn't promptly diagnosed despite multiple emergency room visits. »

Home Abortions Rise After Texas Law Closes Clinics: Study

A Texas law aimed at restricting abortions, which took effect in 2013, has led to more women trying to end a pregnancy on their own, while the number of clinical procedures in the state has declined, according... »


Officials Speak on HIV-Prevention Drug

Charlie Sheen reveals his secret battle with HIV, now NBC10’s Lauren Mayk shows us how patients fighting the disease have a lot more hope for the future and there may be more preventative measures than... »

NIH's Last 50 Chimpanzees Are Retiring

The National Institutes of Health announced Wednesday that the last 50 chimpanzees set aside for federal medical research will be retired, NBC News reported. The chimpanzees, which are kept at three facilities... »


CHOP Opens New Mother’s Milk Bank

The bank allows women to donate breast milk which is then pasteurized and processes at the hospital. »

Men Eat to Impress on Dates, Study Shows

The next time you’re on a date and unsure of how your potential suitor feels about you, just take a look at his plate. A new study by Cornell University found the more men like a woman, the more they will eat —... »


Woman Aims to Brighten Cancer Patients' Visits

During a routine visit to her doctor six years ago, Nancy Ballard walked, by chance, into a chemotherapy treatment room. What she saw began her on a mission that is helping thousands of cancer patients a year. »

STD Cases in the U.S. Increased in 2014: CDC

A U.S. sexually transmitted diseases epidemic is increasing and the most common infection, chlamydia, has risen to record levels, government officials say. Reported cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis all... »