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Is Your Child Vaccinated for the School Year?
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Is Your Child Vaccinated for the School Year?

The Pennsylvania health department wants students to get vaccinated much sooner than previously required. »

Former Monk Sues Cosmetics Giant Over Anti-Aging Formula

Former Monk Sues Cosmetics Giant Over Anti-Aging Formula

A former Roman Catholic monk has filed a federal lawsuit against cosmetics giant L'Oreal, accusing the company of stealing patented technology in an anti-aging wrinkle cream that his charity was selling to raise... »

Boy Dies After Fever Tops 107 Degrees at Pa. Hospital: DA
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Boy Dies After Fever Tops 107 Degrees at Pa. Hospital: DA

A Pennsylvania prosecutor is reviewing the death of a 6-year-old boy whose temperature topped 107 degrees while he was under a special heating blanket at Penn State Hershey Medical Center in January. »

Red Cross' Plan & How You Can Help With Harvey Relief
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Red Cross' Plan & How You Can Help With Harvey Relief

The CEO of the Eastern Pennsylvania Region of the Red Cross, Judge Renee Cardwell Hughes, speaks with NBC10's Tracy Davidson about what the Red Cross is doing to help, how you can help and how NBC10 is... »

New Law Protects Pa.'s Animals, Penalizes Abusers

New Law Protects Pa.'s Animals, Penalizes Abusers

Animal cruelty overhaul law strengthens penalties for abusers in hopes of curbing animal abuse in Pennsylvania. »

FDA Approves T-Cell Cancer Therapy Developed by Penn, CHOP

FDA Approves T-Cell Cancer Therapy Developed by Penn, CHOP

The Food and Drug Administration approved a personalized cellular therapy treatment for leukemia developed by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. »

US Clears Breakthrough Gene Therapy for Childhood Leukemia

US Clears Breakthrough Gene Therapy for Childhood Leukemia

Opening a new era in cancer care, U.S. health officials on Wednesday approved a breakthrough treatment that genetically engineers patients' own blood cells into an army of assassins to seek and destroy childhood... »

Public Health Dangers Loom in Harvey-Hit Areas

Public Health Dangers Loom in Harvey-Hit Areas

The muddy floodwaters now soaking through drywall, carpeting, mattresses and furniture in Houston will pose a massive cleanup challenge with potential public health consequences. It's not known yet what kinds or... »

Are Your Child's Vaccines Up to Date This School Year?
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Are Your Child's Vaccines Up to Date This School Year?

CVS Minute Clinic nurse practitioner Nicola Clarke is in studio to talk about new vaccination requirements for kids in Pennsylvania. »

Aetna Envelope Window Reveals Patients' HIV Status: Lawyers

Aetna Envelope Window Reveals Patients' HIV Status: Lawyers

Two legal organizations say health insurer Aetna revealed the HIV status of patients in several states by mailing envelopes with a large, clear window that showed information on purchasing HIV... »

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