Health - NBC 10 Philadelphia
Health

Health

Latest News and Information To Keep Your Family Healthy

Transgender Medical Center Opens For Kids
Video

Transgender Medical Center Opens For Kids

Transgender kids in the St. Louis, Missouri, area now have somewhere to go for medical care and counseling. A transgender medical center opened Tuesday, and it's the first of its kind in the region. The medical »

Scientists Repair Gene in Human Embryos for First Time

Scientists Repair Gene in Human Embryos for First Time

Altering human heredity? In a first, researchers safely repaired a disease-causing gene in human embryos, targeting a heart defect best known for killing young athletes — a big step toward one day preventing... »

Red Cross Gives Incentives for Blood Donations
Video

Red Cross Gives Incentives for Blood Donations

Donations are down at this time of year so the need for blood donations is critical. With the need being so high the Red Cross has added incentives for those who donate. Until Aug. »

How the Opioid Crisis Impacts Our Area
Video

How the Opioid Crisis Impacts Our Area

President Trump's drug commission describes the opioid epidemic as a national emergency. NBC10's Lauren Mayk spoke with health professionals about how this crisis is affecting our area. »

NJ Sen. Booker's Bill Would Make Weed Legal Nationwide
Video

NJ Sen. Booker's Bill Would Make Weed Legal Nationwide

As the opioid crisis continues to plague communities throughout the country, U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, D-NJ, introduced legislation Tuesday to end “the failed war on drugs” by legalizing cannabis at the federal... »

Amrita Protein Bars Recalled for Listeria Risk

Amrita Protein Bars Recalled for Listeria Risk

A brand of protein bars has been recalled by its manufacturer because it may be contaminated with listeria. Amrita Health Foods, which is based in Pleasantville, New York, voluntarily recalled a limited number... »

Older People Dying on Job at Higher Rate Than All Workers

Older People Dying on Job at Higher Rate Than All Workers

Older people are dying on the job at a higher rate than workers overall, even as the rate of workplace fatalities decreases, according to an Associated Press analysis of federal statistics. It's a trend that's... »

NYC Woman Dies After Butt Injection; Family to Sue for $1B

NYC Woman Dies After Butt Injection; Family to Sue for $1B

A 31-year-old woman has died after receiving cosmetic buttocks injections from an unlicensed medical practitioner in Manhattan, police say. The woman, Latesha Bynum of Harlem, went to an East 21st Street... »

Glitter iPhone Cases Recalled for Burn Risk
Video

Glitter iPhone Cases Recalled for Burn Risk

Decorative iPhone cases sold at Victoria's Secret, Nordstrom Rack and other stores have been recalled by their manufacturer because a liquid glitter inside the cases can cause skin irritation and chemical... »

Seas Rise, Trees Die: Climate Change Before Your Eyes

Seas Rise, Trees Die: Climate Change Before Your Eyes

They're called "ghost forests" — dead trees along vast swaths of coastline invaded by rising seas, something scientists call one of the most visible markers of climate change. The process has occurred naturally... »

Photos & Videos

Upload your photos & videos »