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1 in 45 Kids May Have Autism: CDC

The government has a new estimate for autism — 1 in 45 U.S. children — but other federal calculations say the developmental disorder is less common. »

New Survey Method Finds More Kids With Autism

A new government survey finds that more than 2 percent of U.S. kids have been diagnosed with autism — or 1 in 45 children aged 3 and older, NBC News reported. That seems like a startling increase from the last... »


South Jersey Skunk Tests Positive for Rabies

A skunk in Winslow Township, New Jersey tested positive for rabies. »


U.S. Soccer Wants to Ban Headers for Young Players

The U.S. Soccer Federation is recommending a ban on headers for players 10 and under, limits for players between 11 and 13 and having medical professionals rather than coaches make decisions on whether... »

Lawsuit: Birth Control Mix-Up Results in 113 Pregnancies

More than 100 women who blame their pregnancies on errant birth control packaging have joined a negligence lawsuit filed in Philadelphia against several drug companies. »


Battle of the Badges

Philadelphia police participated in the 29th Annual Weight Watchers Battle of the Badges, a competition between Philadelphia police and firefighters to lose the most weight. »

Uterus Transplant Trials Underway For Infertile Women

A health clinic is spearheading a trial of uterus transplants for women with an infertility disorder. The transplant, unlike a heart or liver transplants, will be temporary. After the women give birth to one or... »

Bucks County Highs Schools Stocking Up On Heroin Antidote

The war against heroin has enlisted new recruits. Three Bucks County school districts added naloxone (also known by the band-name Narcan) to their high school emergency response plans in September. »


Ex-NFLer Devon Still Donating to Delaware Hospital

Devon Still, who made national headlines as he balanced his NFL career with being thee as his daughter Leah was treated for cancer, will be donating four PlayStations to Nemour's Alfred I. »