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US Cancer Death Rate Hits Major Milestone: 25 Years of Decline
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US Cancer Death Rate Hits Major Milestone: 25 Years of Decline

The U.S. cancer death rate has hit a milestone: It's been falling for at least 25 years, according to a new report. Lower smoking rates are translating into fewer deaths. Advances in early detection and... »

NYC Mayor Guarantees Health Care for All Residents
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NYC Mayor Guarantees Health Care for All Residents

New York City will begin guaranteeing comprehensive health care to every single resident regardless of someone's ability to pay or immigration status, an unprecedented plan that will protect the more than... »

States Grapple With Setting Limits On Weed Use Behind Wheel

States Grapple With Setting Limits On Weed Use Behind Wheel

It used to be the stuff of stoner comedies and “Just Say No” campaigns. Today, marijuana is becoming mainstream as voters across the country approve ballot questions for legalization or medical use. In... »

Widespread Flu in Philadelphia Region Leads to Deaths
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Widespread Flu in Philadelphia Region Leads to Deaths

The flu season has spread significantly across Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania states. Health departments in each state report a huge surge in flu cases, with Delaware and Pennsylvania reporting multiple... »

More Blood Pressure Meds Recalled Over Cancer Concerns
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More Blood Pressure Meds Recalled Over Cancer Concerns

Another drugmaker is recalling a medication used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure over concerns that tablets could be contaminated with a cancer-causing agent. Drug maker Aurobindo Pharma USA... »

Making Your Own Home-Cleaning Products? Some Pro Tips

Making Your Own Home-Cleaning Products? Some Pro Tips

To reduce waste and avoid unnecessary plastic bottles and chemicals — and to save money — many people are opting to make cleaning products from scratch at home. You can find an abundance of recipes for household... »

Pa. Governor Wants to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Pa. Governor Wants to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Gov. Tom Wolf is stepping up the fight against climate change and setting targets to slash Pennsylvania's greenhouse gas emissions over the coming decades in a heavily populated and fossil fuel-rich state... »

Phone Apps Could Monitor Depression, Mental Health in Teens

Phone Apps Could Monitor Depression, Mental Health in Teens

Rising suicide rates and depression in U.S. teens and young adults have prompted researchers to ask a provocative question: Could the same devices that some people blame for contributing to tech-age angst... »

Lifesavers Prayer Breakfast
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Lifesavers Prayer Breakfast

Lifesavers U will be hosting their second annual Prayer Breakfast: Save 1 Soul on Saturday at the Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue. Shelley Leaphart Williams, founder of Lifesavers U, dropped by the studio... »

Surgery Center Sued for Potentially Exposing Patients to HIV
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Surgery Center Sued for Potentially Exposing Patients to HIV

More people who fear they were exposed to hepatitis and HIV are joining a class action lawsuit against Health Plus Surgery Center in Saddle Brook, New Jersey, as they anxiously await test results. »

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