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Facebook takes first steps to combat anti-vaxxing movement

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CDC issues mid-season report on the effectiveness of this year's flu vaccine

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Wildlife

Zombie deer disease makes its way to Pennsylvania

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Children's Health

Driven by vaping, youth tobacco use surged in 2018

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Nearly 2 percent of high school students say they are transgender

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Anti-vaxxers listed among top global health threats for 2019

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Acute flaccid myelitis: What is the polio-like illness paralyzing U.S. children?

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Influenza now widespread in Pennsylvania, New Jersey

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Adult Health

New data from the CDC suggests U.S. adults are only getting shorter and heavier

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Prevention

Ground beef recall hits 12 million pounds due to salmonella contamination

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Prevention

The CDC issues an E.coli outbreak warning for romaine lettuce (again)

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Health News

These are the jobs with the highest suicide rates, according to the CDC

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Health News

Pennsylvania health department urges vigilance in reporting suspected AFM cases

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Adult Health

Zika publicity has faded, but the health threat remains real

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Addiction

About 1.9 million vapers in the United States – and numbers growing

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Meghan Markle's pregnancy brings Zika virus back into spotlight

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Illness

Last flu season was deadliest in four decades

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Illness

Stop eating Kellogg's Honey Smacks, CDC warns

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Gonorrhea resists all but one antibiotic – and that may not last much longer

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Children's Health

CDC: Most infants not breastfed for recommended length

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Children's Health

Many U.S. school districts unprepared for infectious disease outbreaks

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Fitness

Pennsylvania has an above-average exercise rate; New Jersey, not so much

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Health News

Your toddler is almost definitely consuming too much sugar

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Illness

Lettuce-induced E.coli outbreak continues with five dead, nearly 200 sick

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Health News

CDC: E. coli outbreak from romaine lettuce continues to spread

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Disease

Pennsylvania, New Jersey reporting most lettuce-related E. coli cases

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Hospitals

‘Nightmare bacteria’ stalk U.S. hospitals

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Pediatrics

Philadelphia children receiving CDC-recommended vaccines in greater numbers

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Flu

Here's why we're all going to get the flu

Rankings

Philadelphia ranks as one of the worst cities for mosquitoes, report finds

Children's Health

Flu vaccine can prevent half of flu-related deaths in children, CDC study suggests

Diseases

Thanks to mice, 2017 could be a bad year for Lyme disease in the Northeast

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Pennsylvania has the most Lyme disease cases in the nation

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Zika Virus

Zika virus: What YOU should be doing to avoid an outbreak here this summer

Smoking

‘Walking Wounded’ share jarring stories for no-smoking campaign

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Public Health

NARCAN will soon be available at all ACME Markets in Pennsylvania

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Zika Virus

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

Study

Study: Many Pennsylvanians don't get enough sleep

UPenn

Penn receives $1.4M CDC grant for West Philly Promise Zone

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Zika Virus

Pregnant obstetrician takes her own advice, but travel bookings to Zika-hit countries on par

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