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Lupus Loop for Awareness
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Lupus Loop for Awareness

The 26th Annual Lupus Loop in Fairmount Park is set to raise awareness about Lupus. Cheri Perron of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Lupus Foundation of america shares details about the event and the disease. »

NJ Judge Allows Parents to Force-Feed Anorexic Daughter

NJ Judge Allows Parents to Force-Feed Anorexic Daughter

A New Jersey judge has cleared the way for parents to force-feed their 20-year-old anorexic daughter. The judge on Tuesday ruled the woman, known as S.A., was incapable of making her own decisions and gave her... »

Can the 'Uber of Birth Control' Fix Contraceptive Deserts?
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Can the 'Uber of Birth Control' Fix Contraceptive Deserts?

Often referred to as the "Uber of birth control," Nurx ships birth control directly to a woman's doorstep, bypassing the traditional visit to a clinic or physician typically necessary for getting or renewing... »

Crying Babies Push Same 'Buttons' in Mothers' Brains: Study

Crying Babies Push Same 'Buttons' in Mothers' Brains: Study

Crying babies push the same "buttons" in their mothers' brains no matter what their culture, a new study suggests. The research found that mothers in 11 countries tend to react the same way to their bawling... »

Mann's Recalls Vegetable Products Due to Listeria Concerns
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Mann's Recalls Vegetable Products Due to Listeria Concerns

A California-based company is recalling a litany of vegetable products -- from broccoli florets to brussels sprouts to cauliflower and stirfry medleys -- over concerns about possible listeria contamination. Mann »

Bipartisan Health Care Bill Would Slash Deficit: Report
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Bipartisan Health Care Bill Would Slash Deficit: Report

A bipartisan proposal to calm churning health insurance markets would slash the federal deficit by nearly $4 billion in the next decade, the Congressional Budget Office announced Wednesday. »

Trump Readies Opioid Plan, But Some Worry It Won't Be Enough

Trump Readies Opioid Plan, But Some Worry It Won't Be Enough

President Donald Trump's long-awaited declaration that the opioid epidemic is a national emergency finally arrives this week, but some advocates are worried that it won't be backed with the money and commitment... »

GOP Lawmakers Propose New Conditions on Health Bill
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GOP Lawmakers Propose New Conditions on Health Bill

Two top Republicans announced a bill Tuesday restoring federal subsidies to insurers while including tough conditions sought by the White House. Senate Democrats have enough votes to kill it, but the measure... »

Penn Vet Tackles Canine Cancer
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Penn Vet Tackles Canine Cancer

Penn Veterinarian Dr. Nicola Mason is offering clinical trial for dogs with a form of canine cancer. »

Formerly Conjoined Twins Doing Well After Surgery at CHOP

Formerly Conjoined Twins Doing Well After Surgery at CHOP

Months after being successfully separated at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, two formerly conjoined twins are showing great progress. »

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