Health

Former President Jimmy Carter teaches Sunday school at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, Ga.
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AP News
December 04, 2019 - 4:44 pm
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was released from a hospital Wednesday after being treated for a urinary tract infection. Read more here.
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Former President Jimmy Carter teaches Sunday school at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, Ga.
John Amis/AP Photo, File
AP News
December 02, 2019 - 8:19 pm
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was admitted to a south Georgia hospital over the weekend for treatment of a urinary tract infection, a spokeswoman said Monday. Read more here.
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Inspira Medical Center Mullica Hill
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David Madden
November 28, 2019 - 4:15 am
Inspira Health is trading in its Woodbury hospital for a new facility on the west end of the Rowan University campus in Mullica Hill. It will open for patients on Dec. 8 with 210 private rooms. Read more here.
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Polio vaccination
Karel Prinsloo/AP, file
AP News
November 25, 2019 - 1:46 pm
Four African countries have reported new cases of polio linked to the oral vaccine, as global health numbers show there are now more children being paralyzed by viruses originating in vaccines than in the wild. Read more here.
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Closeup of contact lens and solution
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Lynne Adkins
November 25, 2019 - 4:30 am
The Food and Drug Administration has just approved a new contact lens that will slow the progression of myopia in children.
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Big Daddy Graham at a book signing event in Cherry Hill.
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Paul Kurtz
November 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
Sports radio host Big Daddy Graham made his first public appearance Thursday night since the summer, when he was hospitalized with a condition that left him partially paralyzed. Read more here.
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E. coli
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CNN
November 21, 2019 - 12:31 pm
A New Jersey company is recalling more than 97,000 pounds of salad products that contain meat or poultry because the lettuce ingredient may be contaminated with E. coli, according to public health officials. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
November 20, 2019 - 4:57 pm
Philadelphia City Council's public health committee has advanced a measure that would put new reporting requirements on hospitals that are planning to close. Read more here.
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Philadelphia School District Superintendent William Hite at a news conference.
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Mike DeNardo
November 19, 2019 - 3:05 pm
Faced with nearly daily headlines about asbestos and other environmental issues, the Philadelphia School District is planning a quicker response to problems in school buildings. Read more here.
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AP News
November 19, 2019 - 8:34 am
Novel drugs may offer fresh ways to reduce heart risks beyond the usual medicines to lower cholesterol and blood pressure. Read more here.
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