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Monkeypox does not spread through airborne particles, CDC says

Monkeypox airborne transmission

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Reports of melatonin ingestion in children have risen significantly in recent years

Melatonin CDC Study


Monkeypox case found in Philadelphia, but officials say virus poses 'extremely low' risk

Monkeypox Philadelphia


Monkeypox 'very unlikely' to cause a COVID-like outbreak, scientists say



Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine produces strong immune response in young children, data shows

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Jif peanut butter products recalled due to potential salmonella contamination

Jif Recall


SEPTA passengers no longer required to wear masks

SEPTA COVID-19 mask mandate


Philly's COVID-19 indoor mask requirement returns as lawsuit aims to stop mandate

Philly COVID-19 mask mandate lawsuit


Heart complications more likely after COVID-19 infection than vaccination, CDC says

Cardiac complications COVID-19


Returning to pre-pandemic life comes at a cost. Public officials must determine whether to pay it

Lifting COVID-19 restrictions


Scientists expect COVID-19 to become endemic, but a new report stresses the U.S. is far from the 'next normal'

COVID-19 endemic future


COVID-19 appears destined to become endemic, but that won't make it harmless

COVID Endemic

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U.S. births continued downward trend in first half of 2021, CDC report shows

U.S. Birth Rate

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New CDC guidelines ease masking recommendations for many healthy Americans

CDC COVID-19 Guidelines


Some people should wait 8 weeks between COVID-19 shots, CDC says

CDC Vaccine Guidance

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An influx of adolescent girls have sought emergency treatment for mental health conditions during COVID, CDC finds

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Flu season has been mild, yet again, but a surge could still happen

Flu Season COVID-19

Adult Health

New Jersey among states with highest life expectancies, CDC report finds

Life expectancy New Jersey Pennsylvania


Woman falls ill after exposure to monkeys at Pennsylvania crash site

Monkeys Pennsylvania Woman Sick


People can pick up free N95 masks at pharmacies; here's how to get one

Free N95 Masks

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COVID-19 may raise the risk of diabetes in adolescents, CDC study says

COVID Diabetes

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CDC clarifies new COVID-19 isolation guidelines, but does not add testing requirement

CDC Isolation Testing


FDA authorizes Pfizer's COVID-19 booster shots for children ages 12-15

COVID-19 booster eligibility Pfizer


Nearly one million overdose deaths have been reported since the beginning of the opioid crisis, research finds

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At-home COVID tests are not as sensitive to the omicron variant, FDA says

COVID At-Home Rapid Tests


People with asymptomatic COVID-19 only need to isolate 5 days, new CDC guidelines say

CDC COVID-19 guidelines


New Jersey residents can get free, at-home COVID-19 saliva tests

NJ COVID-19 tests

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Fresh Express recalls packaged salad items due to potential listeria contamination

Fresh Express salad recall

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Most Americans should receive Pfizer or Moderna vaccines over J&J shot, CDC panel says

J&J Vaccine

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CDC advisors to consider limits on Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine

Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

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Pennsylvania's COVID vaccine rate drops following data correction

Vaccine rate change


'Off-label' use is common in medicine – a bioethicist and legal philosopher explain why the COVID-19 vaccines are different

COVID vaccine off-label

Women's Health

Stillbirths are more prevalent since the delta variant emerged, CDC study finds

Pregnancy stillbirths COVID


FDA authorizes COVID-19 booster shots for all adults

COVID-19 booster shots

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Salami sticks sold at Trader Joe's linked to salmonella cases in New Jersey

Salmonella salami Trader Joe's


Widespread salmonella outbreak tied to raw onions, CDC says

Salmonella Outbreak


Confused by COVID-19 booster eligibility requirements? Here's the basics


Philly begins administering Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine booster shots


Vaccinated people are 10 times less likely to be hospitalized by delta variant, CDC says


In Philly, COVID-19 booster shots will be given through existing vaccine providers, officials say

COVID-19 boosters Philly


Pennsylvania schools can receive free, in-classroom COVID-19 testing

Children's Health

Reading, 'rithmetic and resisting COVID: The new 3 R's as kids head back to school

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