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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

Vaccination rates

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

Disease

CDC confirms two Zika virus cases in Pennsylvania

Parenting

CDC: Women of child-bearing age shouldn't drink alcohol unless using contraception

Health

New Jersey confirms one Zika case; Pennsylvania awaits results on seven blood samples

Zika Virus

Speed up research into Zika virus, Obama urges

Weather

Winter weather checklists to get ready for snow

Diseases

Philadelphia health department stops daily monitoring for Ebola

Drugs

CDC abandons January target for new painkiller prescription guidelines

Drugs

Report: Pennsylvania sees spike in overdose deaths

Insects

CDC: Deadly 'kissing bug' sighted in Pa., N.J.

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Environment

EPA investigating old Kensington factory site; children reportedly have high lead levels

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Health News

CDC says most schools start classes too early in the day

Health News

CDC survey: Teen girls' use of morning-after pill doubled in decade

Health News

Philly ranks as the fourth worst city for STDs

Medications

New guidelines for use of meningitis medication

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Health News

Melanoma rates continue to rise, causing more deaths, higher health care costs

Skin Cancer

Health News

Dog spreads plague to four Colorado residents

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Travel

More than 200 fall ill on two cruise ships from San Diego: CDC

Health News

Stubborn stomach bug makes its way to New Jersey

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Battling nightmare infections

Health News

Four Americans arrive in Nebraska to be monitored for Ebola virus

Ebola

Ebola scare: Health care worker escorted from plane in Newark, N.J.