Public Health

Public Health

Concealed Neglect

Lawmaker seeks probe into maggots in N.Y. facility

Public Health

Rabbits

Longport residents: Rabbit poop is dangerous and making our lives miserable

Salmonella

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Salmonella sickens 33 in New Jersey, Pennsylvania

Public Health

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State judge halts beach dunes project in Margate

Public Health

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Back to court: Margate wants judge to reconsider botched beach dunes plan

Opioids

Opioid Leftovers

Leftover opioids: a common dilemma for surgery patients

Air Quality

EPA Ozone

Pennsylvania, 14 other states appeal EPA delay of stricter air-quality standards

Public Health

Dune ponding

Ooops! Army Corps drains one Margate beach swamp, creates another

Beaches

Dune ponding

Margate official: Dune-building work creating 'cesspools' on beach

Weather

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Friday: Another day of summer swelter – and excessive heat warnings

Allergies

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Menacing tick with risk of human meat allergy observed in Pennsylvania

Public Health

Teen Vaping Declines

No longer the hot new thing? Teen vaping falls, study says

Utilities

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Pa. utility commissioner: Climate change may require subsidized cooling

Health Studies

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Involuntary paralysis prevents many rape victims from resisting, study finds

Public Health

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DEA warns police of accidental overdose risks in drug fight

Public Health

China Smoking

Study: World's biggest cigarette consumer struggles to kick the habit

Public Health

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A new Zika threat hovers as summer’s mosquitoes get bzzzzy

Leisure

Wildwood

Wildwoods weighing smoking ban, big fines at Jersey Shore

Opioids

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Public restrooms become ground zero in the opioid epidemic

Firefighters

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Drexel researchers: Data management can save fire departments money on injuries

Public Health

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Philly violence rises with density of alcohol merchants, study finds

LGBTQ

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$1.5M award will ease LGBTQ center's move to bigger home off South Broad

Vaccinations

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Regulators: Pediatrician concocts vaccines with cat saliva, vodka

Public Health

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Penn study: 1 in 9 who enter ER with violent injuries return within two years

Utilities

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Does your Philly tap water smell like moldy lemons?

Water Quality

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Rowan University tells students 'Do Not Drink' water from campus faucets

Addiction

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Author: Things I wish I’d known before my daughter became addicted to heroin

Soda Tax

Philly Soda Tax

Study: Sugary drink consumption dropped after soda tax – by a lot

Health

Philadelphia taking fentanyl fight to the streets

Public Health

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Community Health Explorer tool visualizes Philly by neighborhood

Public Health

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'Crypto' parasite fears prompt closure of Montgomery County pool

Medical Marijuana

Medical Marijuana

Pennsylvania issues progress report on Medical Marijuana Program

Public Health

Fathead minnow

Mini-Jaws target South Jersey mosquitoes

Jellyfish

Clinging jellyfish

Tiny clinging — and stinging — organism invades Jersey coast

Soda Tax

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Food Trust statement on soda tax advocates more water fountains at Philly schools

Opinion

No more harm: Gun violence is a public health crisis

Public Health

Melanoma surge in New Jersey likely tied to beach exposure

Public Health

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NARCAN will soon be available at all ACME Markets in Pennsylvania

Soda

Harvard study: Philly's soda tax would save $197 million in health-care costs

City Council

Philly residents urged to speak out on heroin, opioid crisis

Drunk Driving

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Penn study finds one way to reduce drunk-driving deaths by 15 percent

Research

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Drexel researchers selected to lead Delaware River Watershed projects

Drugs

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Pa. drug monitoring program goes after 'doctor shopping'

Zika Virus

Study: Most Americans support release of genetically modified mosquitoes to fight Zika

Food

Vegetarian

Worldwide decrease in meat-eating would save billions in healthcare costs and fight global warming, study says

Zika Virus

Rowan University researchers say Zika virus not a local problem – yet

Breastfeeding

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When it comes to breastfeeding, 'natural' is a loaded term