Health

Science Leadership Academy gets ready to move into Ben Franklin High School
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Paul Kurtz
October 14, 2019 - 4:30 am
As displaced students at Ben Franklin High School and Science Leadership Academy move to temporary new homes, asbestos removal teams in the building continue their work to meet a January deadline.
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Gov. Phil Murphy
Danielle Parhizkaran/NorthJersey.com
David Madden
October 13, 2019 - 4:30 am
The Murphy administration is adopting a number of recommendations from a task force aimed at dealing with lead in water pipes and homes across the state.
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Pennsylvania Secretary of Human Services Teresa Miller with her three-year-old daughter.
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Tony Romeo
October 13, 2019 - 4:30 am
The Wolf administration has announced plans to expand home visitation support for families with first time mothers and children with special needs covered by Medicaid.
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AIDS Walk Philly
Patrick Hagerty
Molly Daly
October 12, 2019 - 6:45 am
There's still time to sign up for next Sunday's 33rd annual AIDS Walk in Philadelphia, which raises funds and awareness for people living with HIV and AIDS. Read more here.
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Philadelphia International Airport
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John McDevitt
October 11, 2019 - 3:35 pm
Pennsylvania and Philadelphia heath officials are alerting the public that anyone who was at Philadelphia International Airport on two particular days may have been exposed to the measles. Read more here.
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chlamydia
Dr. E. Arum, Dr. N. Jacobs/CDC via AP, file
AP News
October 08, 2019 - 12:42 pm
U.S. infections from three sexually transmitted diseases have risen for the fifth consecutive year. Read more here.
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Sarina Smith.
Courtesy of Sarina Smith
Lynne Adkins
October 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
A Haverford College student finds support as her family battles a deadly disorder.
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Infant incubator boxes
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AP News
October 07, 2019 - 3:57 pm
A Pennsylvania hospital is racing to determine the source of a waterborne germ that appears to have infected at least eight infants in the neonatal intensive care unit, three of whom have died. Read the latest here.
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Gov. Phil Murphy and Rep. Josh Gottheimer
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AP News
October 07, 2019 - 1:13 pm
Lead testing results from New Jersey's schools will be posted online under new regulations Gov. Phil Murphy has unveiled. Read more here.
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First lady Melania Trump, center, and acting DEA Administrator Uttam Dhillon, center left, stands at a Red Ribbon Rally at the Drug Enforcement Agency in Arlington, Va., Monday, Oct. 7, 2019.
Andrew Harnik/AP Photo
AP News
October 07, 2019 - 12:05 pm
Melania Trump is calling on companies to stop marketing e-cigarettes to children, saying they're addictive and dangerous. The first lady — who has a 13-year-old son, Barron — says teenagers and young adults must be encouraged to admit addiction, including to electronic cigarettes and vaping — and...
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