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With two more measles cases in New Jersey, outbreak declared

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These superfoods can help you fight off the common cold

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Officials warn of potential measles exposure at Newark airport

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New Jersey man dies of rare brain-eating bacteria after trip to Texas

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Last flu season was deadliest in four decades

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In 1918, Philadelphia was in 'the grippe' of misery and suffering

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Health Stories

100 years ago, 'Spanish flu' shut down Philadelphia – and wiped out thousands

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Prostate removal helps cancer patients live longer than more common treatments

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Doctors using virtual reality to benefit cancer patients

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Eleven cases of West Nile Virus reported in Philly

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Thousands of pounds of ground meat recalled for possible E. coli contamination

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Health Stories

Collegeville boy, 6, gets wish to become pilot for a day

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The dirtiest part of an airport isn't the bathrooms

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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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Penn research offers hope in fight against brain cancer that killed John McCain

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How to tell the difference between allergies and a cold

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Flip a switch and shut down seizures?

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Mental Health

Seasonal affective disorder also impacts people during the summer

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Mental Health

Are Snapchat filters causing an increase in body dysmorphic disorder?

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Prevention

Almond milk recalled because it might contain real milk

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Genetic testing: Should I get tested for Alzheimer's risk?

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Alan Alda living with Parkinson's – a neurologist explains treatment advances

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FDA approves cancer treatment tested by Penn researchers

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Denver patient tests negative for deadly Ebola virus

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The thrill of curing hepatitis C and the pain of watching the disease surge with opioid abuse

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Adult Health

Hormones may increase women's risk of Alzheimer's disease

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Man in critical condition after contracting flesh-eating bacteria near Jersey Shore

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Study: More young Americans are dying of liver disease caused by alcoholism

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More than 500 cases of E. coli reported from visitors of ziplining park

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What the color of urine tells you about your health

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Parkinson's disease impacts way more than previously believed, study finds

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Tori and Nick Foles tackling disorder that causes constant dizziness

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Mental Health

Drexel student combats suicide by pairing people with online 'buddies'

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Ed Rendell announces he's battling Parkinson's disease

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Watch out for these hidden germs at work

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

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As proton centers struggle, a sign of a health care bubble?

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You’ll never blow out birthday candles again after reading this

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Children's Health

My toddler stopped walking and it was terrifying: educating parents on a toxic synovitis diagnosis

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Julius 'Dr. J' Erving hospitalized after falling ill at Sixers game

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Children's Health

The lead poisoning problem in America

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Here's why a person battling depression can’t just ‘get over it’

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Map: Every state's paranoid, most-Googled health concern

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Do hypochondriacs actually get sick less often?