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U.S. declares public health emergency over monkeypox as virus spreads

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Pandemic vs. endemic — what’s the difference?

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COVID-19 cases are spiking, but Philly isn't reinstating a mask mandate

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Philly ends COVID-19 mask mandate for most indoor spaces

Philly Mask Mandate Lifted

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Penn Medicine, Wharton School initiative seeks to improve health of lower-income Philly residents

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MOVE victims' remains returned to Africa family, city begins investigation

MOVE bombing remains returned to family


Drinking coffee reduces risk of liver disease and cancer, study shows

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Seat belts and smoking rates show people eventually adopt healthy behaviors

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Drexel University to launch Center on Racism and Health

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New CDC coronavirus testing guidelines draw sharp criticism from health experts

CDC changes COVID-19 testing guidelines


Philly suburbs poised to enter COVID-19 green phase on June 26

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Philly enters COVID-19 yellow phase on Friday, outdoor dining allowed June 12

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Mayor Kenney presses D.A. Krasner to 'vigorously' prosecute Philly's gun cases during coronavirus pandemic

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Philly health commissioner urges 14-day quarantine for recent travelers to New York City

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What are Philly's essential and non-essential businesses during coronavirus restrictions?

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Charles Barkley's 180° on coronavirus pandemic mirrors stubborn shift in public perception


Philly seeks refining ban on toxic chemical released in PES explosion

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Shuttered Philly refinery measured worst in U.S. for cancer-causing benzene, report says

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Since the Industrial Revolution, 'normal' body temperature has changed


Pennsylvania health officials report three-day spike in Dauphin County overdoses

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Philly health department reports annual decrease in HIV diagnoses

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Benjamin Franklin High School, Science Leadership Academy closed after asbestos detected in building

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Tobacco sales to minors in Philly skyrocketed in 2018, health department says

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Hepatitis A races across the country

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CNET report details guest's bed bug problem at Philly Airbnb

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Pennsylvania woman caught urinating on produce in Walmart

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Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery fire 'may have' released hydrofluoric acid, per report

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Philadelphia declares public health emergency over Hepatitis A outbreak


Philly health department: Video of mice at South Philly restaurant is 'completely unverifiable'

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West Nile virus shows up in Allentown

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Hubble's $1 contact lenses result in consumer health complaints

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Philly rolls out 'I Call the Snacks' campaign targeting sugary foods

Call The Snacks Philly


Screening, early detection driving decline in Delaware cancer deaths

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Latest water tests at Wildwood beaches find fecal bacterial levels back within safe range for swimmers

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Climate change deemed huge public health threat by dozens of medical organizations

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To combat teen vaping, Nebraska school district testing students for nicotine


Juul initiates research into the public health effects of e-cigarette use



Inspectors find 'egregious' conditions at Essex County ICE facility

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Point Breeze athletic field closed for elevated lead levels in soil

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Spider-like, clinging jellyfish with intense stings spotted again at Jersey Shore just before Memorial Day weekend

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Philly among hardest hit in statewide hepatitis A outbreak

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Philadelphia reports 8% drop in drug overdose deaths in 2018

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