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Young Boy Faces Life Without Vision or Hearing

Six-year-old Henry loves visiting the helipad on Penns Landing where his father is a Skyforce10 pilot. But Henry’s genetic condition makes it hard for him to hear the roar of the helicopter and soon enough... »

States Sue 5-Hour Energy Over Ad Claims

Two attorney generals from the Northwest have sued the companies responsible for the popular 5-Hour Energy drink, alleging they engaged in deceptive advertising. The Oregon lawsuit filed Thursday in... »

Niacin Risky as Heart Drug, Reports Find

Niacin may cause severe side effects and doesn't seem to reduce rates of stroke, heart attack or chest pain, according to two reports published Wednesday. »

iPads, Other Devices May Cause Rashes

It turns out that iPads may contain nickel, one of the most common allergy-inducing metals, causing some to develop rashes when in direct contact with the devices, The Associated Press reported. Whether all iPad »

Sysco Fined Millions for Storing Food in Unrefrigerated Sheds

Sysco Corporation, the world’s largest food distributor, has agreed to pay $19.4 million in penalties and restitution after an NBC Bay Area investigation uncovered the company’s secret food sheds... »

Painful Mosquito Virus Now in U.S.

A painful virus passed on by mosquitoes that has been spreading rapidly in the Caribbean and Central America has made its way to the U.S., with the first reported cases in a Florida man and woman who had... »

Government Inspectors Warned of CDC Lab Lapses for Years

A slew of newly-discovered safety violations by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention were the focus of a House subcommittee meeting on Wednesday, as were allegations that the agency sought to cover... »


$37M ER Opens in Philly

NBC10's Matt DeLucia has a sneak peak at the new emergency room at the Aria-Torresdale hospital in Philadelphia. »

Fight to Stop Painkiller Abuse

In an effort to curb a spike in prescription painkiller abuse, Gov. Tom Corbett's administration is endorsing a set of voluntary practices for doctors. »

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