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The first Lyme disease vaccine in 20 years is nearly here, and others may be on their way

Lyme disease vaccines

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Prevention

It's tick season — here's how to stay protected and what to do if bit

Illness

Fewer gay and bisexual men are getting HIV, but prevention barriers still persist

Children's Health

Babies are being born with syphilis in Pennsylvania at the highest rate in 32 years

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Prevention

As RSV cases in the U.S. surge, scientists get closer to a new vaccine

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Illness

When COVID-19 or flu viruses kill, they often have an accomplice – bacterial infections

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Children's Health

3-year-old Pennsylvania boy battles rare Powassan virus complications from tick bite

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Health News

Lone star tick that causes severe red meat allergy multiplies in Northeast U.S.

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Illness

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

Adult Health

Taking Vitamin D and fish oil can help lower older adults risk of autoimmune disease, study finds

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Investgiation

No smallpox found in vials discovered at Merck lab in Montgomery County, CDC says

Smallpox

Illness

Camden County Starbucks employee contracts hepatitis A, customers urged to get vaccinated

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Investigations

Vials labeled 'smallpox' discovered at Merck lab in Montgomery County prompt FBI investigation

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Health News

New lupus drug with fewer side effects approved by FDA

New Lupus drug FDA

Wildlife

Mysterious disease killing songbirds in Philly and suburbs being investigated by Pa. Game Commission

Pennsylvania Bird Disease

Prevention

Colorectal cancer screenings should start for adults at age 45, medical task force says

Colorectal cancer screenings

Illness

Pa., N.J. among five states where 44% of recent COVID-19 cases are concentrated

Illness

Salmonella outbreak linked to red onions sickens more than 1,000 people

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Illness

Nationwide Salmonella outbreak linked to backyard poultry

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Prevention

Can ultraviolet light be safely used to kill the coronavirus? Some are giving it a try

Illness

Number of millennials diagnosed with hepatitis C has nearly quadrupled in 10 years

Hep C cases surge

Illness

New model makes reporting Lyme disease easier

New model makes reporting Lyme disease easier

Diseases

Swine disease detected, under investigation in Pennsylvania

Swine Disease PA

Prevention

CDC issues E. coli outbreak warning for romaine lettuce

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Illness

New test can diagnose Lyme disease in just 15 minutes, research shows

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Prevention

A Philly resident has West Nile virus – Pennsylvania's first case this year

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Senior Health

Eye tracking tests could be a predictive tool for Alzheimer's disease

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Adult Health

What fingernails and toenails can tell you about your health

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Health News

Philly Alzheimer's study questions amyloid as accurate marker for cognitive decline

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Illness

West Nile virus shows up in Allentown

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Illness

Night sweats: What causes them and how to get rid of them

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Prevention

Traveling abroad? You'll want to consider these vaccinations

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Health News

Penn professors receive $4.5 million grant for new autoimmune disease research center

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Illness

It’s tick season – here’s what you need to know about Lyme disease

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Illness

Parkinson's: four unusual signs you may be at risk

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Children's Health

Lyme disease prevention for little ones

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Illness

Dog disease that can be passed to humans found in U.S.

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Health News

Scientists link ancient viruses to the chronic inflammation causing multiple sclerosis

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Health News

New 'jumping' superbug, resistant to key antibiotic, could be trouble for hospitals

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Health News

First reported case of blood-sucking 'kissing bug' found in Delaware, CDC confirms

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Adult Health

Symptoms of the most common STDs

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