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Hand Washing Dishes May Prevent Allergies: Study

Washing dishes might be the best chore for a kid. Doing dishes by hand instead of using a dishwasher might prevent or reduce allergies in children, according to a Swedish study published in the journal... »


Community Seeking Answers on Contaminated Water

The US Navy will host and Q&A session Tuesday night to address the concerns of contaminated water in the Horsham area. »


2 New Flu Deaths in Delaware

The state of Delaware reports two more people have died of the flu, bringing the season's total so far to 23 fatalities. »


New Sterilization Rules Combat "Superbug" Infections: Doctors

New procedures for cleaning a medical device used in some exams will prevent the "superbug" from spreading to anyone else after it led to two deaths and six other infections, doctors and administrators at Ronald... »

Study Finds Molecular Link Between Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, believe they have discovered the "root cause" of Type 2 diabetes — a molecular link between obesity and diabetes that may lead to new... »


Study Links Peanut Exposure to Allergy

A new study argues that the key to preventing peanut allergies in children may lie in early and regular exposure to the food, The Associated Press reported. Researchers tracked 640 children under age 1 who were... »

New Task Force to Combat Bed Bugs in Philly

In an effort to control its bed bug infestation problem, the city created a task force compiled of realtors, the Streets and Health Departments, landlords and others. »

"Superbug" Patient to Sue Maker of Device: Lawyer

An 18-year-old student now hospitalized with a "superbug" infection at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center will sue the maker of the hard-to-clean medical instruments linked to six other infections and two deaths,... »

Killer Virus Discovered in Kansas

Scientists have stumbled upon a never-before-seen virus that apparently killed a man in Kansas last year, NBC News reported Friday. »

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