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European Space Agency Records Amazon Air Pollution

European Space Agency Records Amazon Air Pollution

New satellite images published Monday by the European Space Agency show an increase in air pollution in the Brazilian Amazon while fires burned in the region last month. Several maps showed more carbon monoxide... »

Americans Love Snacks. What Does That Mean for Their Health?

Americans Love Snacks. What Does That Mean for Their Health?

Americans are addicted to snacks, and food experts are paying closer attention to what that might mean for health and obesity. Eating habits in the U.S. have changed significantly in recent decades, and... »

Purdue Pharma Says Settlement Talks in Opioid Cases Not Over

Purdue Pharma Says Settlement Talks in Opioid Cases Not Over

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and lawyers representing local governments both said Sunday that they're interested in continuing negotiations to settle lawsuits over the toll of the opioid crisis a day after two... »

NY Gov. Urges Halt to All Vaping Amid Lung Disease Outbreak
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NY Gov. Urges Halt to All Vaping Amid Lung Disease Outbreak

New York's governor says state health officials are preparing to urge people to stop vaping. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday the state's health department will issue guidance this weekend echoing recent federal... »

'Smart Brain' Could Help Doctors See Full Impact of Trauma
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'Smart Brain' Could Help Doctors See Full Impact of Trauma

Dr. Qianhong Wu of Villanova's Mechanical Engineering Department hopes his "Smart Brain" can help show the real impact of head trauma. »

Police Offer Quick Intake for Those Seeking Drug Treatment
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Police Offer Quick Intake for Those Seeking Drug Treatment

A Bucks County township is tackling the opioid epidemic by a new offering treatment option within minutes of someone coming in for help. »

Keeping Kids Upright and Pain Free This School Year
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Keeping Kids Upright and Pain Free This School Year

Students are back in school and experts are warning parents that children may be in danger of injuring themselves by carrying heavy belongings in their backpacks. Dr. Lenny Roberts says positioning and... »

Share of Women Seeking Out-of-State Abortions Increases

Share of Women Seeking Out-of-State Abortions Increases

At a routine ultrasound when she was five months pregnant, Hevan Lunsford began to panic when the technician took longer than normal, then told her she would need to see a specialist. Lunsford, a nurse... »

Opioid Maker Purdue to File for Bankruptcy

Opioid Maker Purdue to File for Bankruptcy

"I think they are a group of sanctimonious billionaires who lied and cheated so they could make a handsome profit," Pennsylvania Attorney General Shapiro said. "I truly believe that they have blood on their... »

Pennsylvania Gets $75M More in Federal Aid to Fight Opioids

Pennsylvania Gets $75M More in Federal Aid to Fight Opioids

Pennsylvania will receive another $75 million in federal aid to fight the opioid-addiction crisis, money that Gov. Tom Wolf's administration says will help with treatment, prevention and education. »

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