Health

Insulin
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Justin Udo
November 14, 2019 - 2:01 pm
Lawmakers, and people affected by diabetes, are using the occasion of World Diabetes Day to call for changes to the cost of the medicine used to fight the illness.
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Dana Dentice, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society urban forestry program manager, poses with trees to be planted over the weekend.
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Hadas Kuznits
November 14, 2019 - 11:10 am
Communities in and around Philadelphia will get a little greener this weekend when the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society hosts its bi-annual tree-planting.
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Neisseria gonorrhoeae bacteria, which causes the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea
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Tim Jimenez
November 14, 2019 - 8:31 am
U.S. health officials say antibiotic-resistent infections are more deadly than first thought. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in a new report, say these bacteria and fungi have killed nearly twice as many people as first reported, and they're keeping track of a couple of new so-...
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Water
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Kim Glovas
November 13, 2019 - 2:49 pm
More than a dozen homes in upper Bucks County have been receiving bottled water as drinking water for at least two years, after the state found elevated levels of PFAS in the wells. Now, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has identified the potential polluter. Read more here.
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Vaping
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AP News
November 12, 2019 - 1:06 pm
Doctors at a Detroit hospital have performed what could be the first double lung transplant on a man whose lungs were damaged from vaping. Read more here.
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A 3D image of a virus.
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Lynne Adkins
November 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
Students at Delaware Valley University are taking part in a disease outbreak drill Saturday so they'll know what to do if there's a real problem in the future. Read more here.
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Buffalo Wild Wings chemical exposure
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CNN
November 08, 2019 - 1:31 pm
A Buffalo Wild Wings employee died — and 10 other people were sent to hospitals — after they were exposed to a cleaning agent used on the kitchen floor of one of the chain's Boston-area restaurants. Read more here.
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Vaping
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AP News
November 07, 2019 - 4:02 pm
New government figures show more than 2,000 people have been diagnosed with vaping illnesses in the still-unsolved U.S. outbreak. Read more here.
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JUUL pods for sale at Exscape Smoke Shop and Vape Lounge on Monroe Avenue in downtown Rochester, NY, Monday, Oct. 7, 2019.
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Mike Dougherty
November 07, 2019 - 9:49 am
Authorities in Montgomery County are suing the vaping giant Juul. A civil suit says the company helped create a young generation of nicotine fiends.
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Beyond Meat, the plant-based food company based out of Los Angeles, has become an addition in the diet plans of athletes like Chris Paul and more.
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John McDevitt
November 06, 2019 - 12:24 pm
Plant-based alternative meat products are more popular than ever. But are they healthy? Like anything, you need to what's in the patty besides the plants.
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