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Influenza B is the dominant flu strain for first time in almost 30 years, CDC says

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Temple researchers make progress on alternative to opioids for chronic pain treatment

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Cancer death rate falls by largest one-year drop ever recorded

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Poor air quality could be damaging to bone health, study finds

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Proton therapy lessens cancer treatment's side effects compared to traditional radiation, Penn study finds

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Swine disease detected, under investigation in Pennsylvania

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Listeria outbreak linked to packaged hard-boiled eggs

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The most germ-infested places you encounter – and how to stay healthy

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Vaping increases risk for lung disease, first long-term study finds

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Capital Health opens new pulmonary rehabilitation program for residents of Bucks, Mercer counties

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More Americans are dying at home than in the hospital – for the first time in decades

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As measles cases rise worldwide, rate of unvaccinated U.S. children traveling overseas sparks concern

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Flu season is off to an early start, health officials say

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Why you should get your home tested for radon

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Even drinking just a little alcohol increases cancer risk, study finds

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Pa. Department of Health investigating salmonella outbreaks at four health care facilities

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Deadly Candida auris infection continues to spread in New Jersey, health department says

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Treating HIV in the tiniest babies could have huge positive implications for their futures

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Here's how to protect your child from meningitis

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Camden hospital admits performing kidney transplant on wrong patient

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Delco's Wallingford-Swarthmore School District school district reports whooping cough outbreak

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Gov. Wolf funds two studies on fracking health impacts, possible cancer link in Pennsylvania

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Scientists fear deadly EEE virus is a 'harbinger' of more troublesome mosquito-borne illnesses

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Mom's measles immunity may not protect baby beyond first 3 months

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Why antibiotics don't work for the flu and common cold

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How to know whether a clinical trial is right for you

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Potential game-changing migraine medication passes large-scale clinical trial

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Children's Health

Contagious whooping cough reported at four East Penn district schools

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Antibiotic-resistant bacteria a deadly threat 'that is not going away,' CDC says

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Temple Hospital uses virtual reality headsets to help burn victims in PT

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Common myths about the cold and flu

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Anthrax could offer next frontier of bladder cancer treatment, researchers say

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Penn's first tests of gene editing technology found safe in trials with cancer patients

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Lindsey Vonn opens up about her depression at millennial health forum

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