Health

Earthworms.
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Lynne Adkins
January 22, 2020 - 4:00 am
Earthworms could soon be used to save lives on the battlefield. Read more here.
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Treating a burn victim.
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Shara Dae Howard
January 21, 2020 - 7:42 pm
Temple University's Burn Center is using new revolutionary biotechnology to treat burn victims. Read more here.
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Providence Regional Medical Center Everett where a man with the first case of coronavirus in the United States is being treated on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in Everett, Wash.
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AP News
January 21, 2020 - 6:40 pm
The U.S. on Tuesday reported its first case of a new and potentially deadly virus circulating in China, saying a Washington state resident who returned last week from the outbreak's epicenter was hospitalized near Seattle. Read more here.
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David Sichel and his emotional support dog Henry.
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John McDevitt
January 21, 2020 - 4:10 pm
David Sichel rescued Henry, a Shih Tzu mix, as an emotional support dog to help reduce anxiety for people who utilize his service, Sober Transport, which provides reliable transportation for those seeking or receiving rehabilitation. Read more here.
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Travelers wear face masks as they walk outside of the Beijing Railway Station in Beijing, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020.
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AP News
January 20, 2020 - 2:27 pm
The head of a Chinese government expert team said Monday that human-to-human transmission has been confirmed in an outbreak of a new coronavirus, a development that raises the possibility that it could spread more quickly and widely. Read more here.
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PFT lawsuit
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Tim Jimenez
January 20, 2020 - 11:59 am
The Philadelphia Federation of Teachers is suing the School District of Philadelphia for the way, the union says, it has been handling asbestos problems at several schools. Read more here.
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Red Cross blood drive
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Mark Abrams
January 20, 2020 - 9:40 am
The American Red Cross of Eastern Pennsylvania is begging for blood donations due to a shortage of blood supply at area hospitals. Read more here.
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Delaware County Council
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Jim Melwert
January 20, 2020 - 4:30 am
Delaware County’s lack of a health department was an issue during the fall campaign season, and recently sworn-in council members are wasting no time tackling the issue. Read more here.
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Young boy sitting alone at school.
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Lynne Adkins
January 20, 2020 - 4:30 am
Every child gets sad at one time or another, but how do you determine if it's a bigger problem? Read more here.
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E-cigarettes and vaping products.
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Andrew Kramer
January 19, 2020 - 4:30 am
Governor Murphy has until Tuesday to sign a bill banning flavored vaping products in New Jersey. He likely will. But at least one health official in the state thinks even more needs to be done. Read more here.
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