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FDA Fast Tracks Trial Anti-Ebola Drug ZMapp

ZMapp, an experimental drug being tested against Ebola, has won fast-track status to get quicker Food and Drug Administration approval, NBC News reported. The drug, which made headlines when some high-profile... »


Helping Children That Suffered Trauma

Otis Hackney, Principal of South Philadelphia High School talks about the upcoming event "Brain Strain," An event to help young people overcome the issues of childhood trauma. »


Supporting Adopt A Room

Employees and volunteers made lunch for families staying at the Ronald McDonald House near AI Dupont Hospital for Children while their child is in the hospital. »

Drexel Aims to "Demystify" Mental Health With New Kiosk

Drexel University recently installed mental health kiosks on its campus — and in two very public spaces, a decision school officials say is a first for a U.S. college »

FDA Halts Sales of 4 R.J. Reynolds Cigarette Brands

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday banned sales of four cigarette brands from R.J. Reynolds because they did not meet the agency's safety review requirements. Under FDA rules, companies that launch new... »


Swim For The Cure

10-year-old Carly Lenett and her father Mitch talk about Swim for the Cure event to help stop diabetes. Both are living with type one diabetes. »

Cheese Spreads May be Contaminated With Listeria

Health officials are warning that cheese spreads sold in several states including Pennsylvania and New Jersey might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. »


New Project Looking Into High School Concussions

As football season gets underway at schools across the area, player safety will be on a lot of parents minds, but there is a new project in the works trying to help out with this. »

Study Reveals the Germiest Spots on Airplanes, Airports

A new study finds airports and commercial airliners are breeding grounds for germs and bacteria, NBC News reported. Website sent microbiologists to five airports and onto four airplanes and asked... »

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