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Flea, Tick Pills Can Cause Nerve Reactions in Pets: FDA

Flea, Tick Pills Can Cause Nerve Reactions in Pets: FDA

Chewable products that protect dogs and cats against fleas can cause neurological problems such as stumbling or seizures, and pet owners need more warning, the Food and Drug Administration said Thursday. The... »

Bye Bye Bugs? Scientists Fear Non-Pest Insects Are Declining

Bye Bye Bugs? Scientists Fear Non-Pest Insects Are Declining

A staple of summer — swarms of bugs — seems to be a thing of the past. And that's got scientists worried. Pesky mosquitoes, disease-carrying ticks, crop-munching aphids and cockroaches are doing just fine. »

New FDA Campaign Hopes to Scare Teens Away From E-Cigarettes
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New FDA Campaign Hopes to Scare Teens Away From E-Cigarettes

The federal government is hoping it can scare American teens away from e-cigarette use. The Food and Drug Administration is rolling out a new campaign of videos aimed at graphically illustrating the dangers of... »

Scared of Heights? Spiders? Virtual Reality Therapy May Help

Scared of Heights? Spiders? Virtual Reality Therapy May Help

Virtual reality therapy is just now reaching the mainstream after 20 years of research. Equipment is lighter and more affordable, with tech advances spilling over from the gaming industry to help people... »

Invasive Spotted Lanternfly Spreads to Delaware County
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Invasive Spotted Lanternfly Spreads to Delaware County

Delaware County is warning its residents to be on the lookout for a new invasive insect that presents a significant, multi-billion dollar threat to the Pennsylvania economy. »

Barb Tullio's Motorcycle Run Against Lung Cancer
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Barb Tullio's Motorcycle Run Against Lung Cancer

Barb Tullios Run Against Lung Cancer helps raise money for lung cancer research, which is usually underfunded. »

The Fight Against Sickle Cell Disease
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The Fight Against Sickle Cell Disease

This Saturday, there will be a 5K walk and run that focuses on the battle against Sickle Cell disease. Dr. Majorie Dejoie Brewer, of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, explains the devastating effect... »

Drug Take-Back Program Is Making Electricity for Your Home
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Drug Take-Back Program Is Making Electricity for Your Home

Discarded prescription drugs are now being burned, and the energy created is powering thousands of homes in the Philadelphia region. A "pill take back" program is discarding thousands of pounds... »

Independence Blue Cross Reports Privacy Issue
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Independence Blue Cross Reports Privacy Issue

Independence Blue Cross and its subsidiaries AmeriHealth HMO and AmeriHealth Insurance Co. of New Jersey have alerted certain members of a recent incident involving a potential privacy issue related to protected... »

Party With a Purpose for Ovarian Cancer Awareness
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Party With a Purpose for Ovarian Cancer Awareness

The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition and Scarlett Alley are teaming up to raise awareness for ovarian cancer. Liz Scarlett from Scarlett Alley and Vanda Soldati from the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition... »

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