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Low Carb? Low Fat? What The Latest Dieting Studies Tell Us

Low Carb? Low Fat? What The Latest Dieting Studies Tell Us

Bacon and black coffee for breakfast, or oatmeal and bananas? If you're planning to try to lose weight in 2019, you're sure to find a fierce debate online and among friends and family about how best to do »

Neb. Center Monitors American for Possible Ebola Exposure

Neb. Center Monitors American for Possible Ebola Exposure

An American who was providing medical assistance in Congo may have been exposed to the deadly Ebola virus and is being monitored at a Nebraska medical center. The University of Nebraska Medical Center in... »

Pa. Court Rules Mothers' Drug Use During Pregnancy Not Abuse

Pa. Court Rules Mothers' Drug Use During Pregnancy Not Abuse

Pennsylvania's highest court ruled Friday that mothers who use illegal drugs while pregnant cannot be considered perpetrators of child abuse against their newly born children under the state's child protection... »

Newly FDA-Approved Children's Vaccine Protects Against 6 Diseases

Newly FDA-Approved Children's Vaccine Protects Against 6 Diseases

A new pediatric vaccine that immunizes children against six diseases was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, French pharmaceutical company Sanofi said Wednesday. Reuters reported that the... »

Boxing to Fight Parkinson's
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Boxing to Fight Parkinson's

Rock Steady Boxing Bucks County aims to help people slow the progression of Parkinson's disease. The program keeps it's participants active and teaches them how to hone in on the motor skills that Parkinson's... »

Judge Clears the Way for Appeal of Ruling Against Health Law
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Judge Clears the Way for Appeal of Ruling Against Health Law

A federal judge in Fort Worth, Texas who recently declared the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional has stayed his ruling to allow for appeals. That means "Obamacare" remains in effect while litigation... »

Lawsuit Filed After Safety Issues Found at NJ Surgery Center
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Lawsuit Filed After Safety Issues Found at NJ Surgery Center

State investigators say a New Jersey surgery center that may have exposed more than 3,000 patients to HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C used poor drug storage methods, an outdated infection control plan... »

NJ Warns of Possible Measles Exposure at Newark Airport
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NJ Warns of Possible Measles Exposure at Newark Airport

Health officials are warning of a possible measles exposure at Newark Liberty International Airport over the busy Christmas travel days. »

Ex-CEO of Insys to Plead Guilty in Major Opioid Case
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Ex-CEO of Insys to Plead Guilty in Major Opioid Case

The former CEO of a drug company that produced a powerful and addictive painkiller containing fentanyl for cancer patients has agreed to plead guilty in connection with a scheme in which the firm's leaders... »

Push to Get Possibly Dangerous Dirty Fire Uniforms Cleaned More Often
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Push to Get Possibly Dangerous Dirty Fire Uniforms Cleaned More Often

The union representing Philadelphia firefighters is fighting to get firefighting gear cleaned more often. A recent study shows that firefighters can absorb dangerous cancerous chemicals through their... »

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