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Nutritionist Beth Wallace Smith offers tips on how to make over your summertime offerings without sacrificing flavor.
Sepsis strikes up to 750,000 Americans a year, and up to 40 percent of those patients die. But those cases aren't evenly distributed throughout the...
Dr. Rosemary Casey is a pediatrician at Lankenau Hospital. She talks about the benefits and drawbacks of using a pacifier for your child.
A new study looks back a half-century and finds that bipolar disorder in adults is four times as common now if their pregnant mothers had the flu then. A protein secreted by the brain might play a role.
Reading, writing, arithmetic - and PE?
In the most prominent challenge of its kind, Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. asked a federal appeals court Thursday for an exemption from part of the federal health care law that requires it to offer employees health coverage that includes access to the morning-after pill.
According to a recent study conducted by British company Initial Washroom Hygiene, purses – especially their handles – have up 10 times the level of germs found on the average toilet seat.
An unidentified respiratory illness has hospitalized 7 and killed 2 in southeast Alabama. The Troy Messenger is reporting that all cases so far have...
The nation's record-low teen birth rate stems from robust declines in nearly every state, but most dramatically in several Mountain States and among Hispanics, according to a new government report.
Planning on taking a vacation this summer? While you might think taking a quick break from reality will leave you more energized and productive at work, one study says the opposite.
This week Kimberly Garrison tells us how to burn fat and build muscle through cardiovascular exercise and strength training.
The overall health of Americans isn't improving much, with about six in 10 people either overweight or obese and large numbers engaging in unhealthy behaviors like smoking, heavy drinking or not exercising.
After 100 years of research, the cancer society now reports the rate of new cancer cases has been inching down by about half a percent each year since 1999.
Kate O’Reilly’s spring allergy survival kit includes the usual stuff — nasal sprays, allergy pills and a box of tissues. This season, she’s added a new weapon to her line of defense: an app on her smartphone.
Researchers in Montco are taking part in a public-private effort to develop strains against terrorism
Let’s be honest, your doctor isn’t asking you if you’re following a healthy diet just to hear himself talk. There’s a reason why nutritionists recommend you should limit your red meat consumption to no more than two 3-ounce servings a week.
The World Health Organization says the Horn of Africa is experiencing an outbreak of polio with cases confirmed in Kenya and Somalia.
Diners underestimated by as much as 500 calories in study
Some popular brands associated with high blood sugar levels in study, but odds of problems are low
Treatment is harmless to normal cells but attacks cancer cells; finding is preliminary, researchers say
In studies, patients sometimes saw anger in a 'neutral' face and reacted to that threat
High blood pressure, other complications seen in adolescence
Seniors taking them had side effect that has been linked to glaucoma, small study finds
Acid in both can erode teeth over time
Itch is a sensation distinct from others, such as pain, researchers say
Skin cancer drug had no effect on brain plaques in mice, three separate research teams report
Many health departments have altered treatment practices; CDC officials working to solve the problem
Overweight people on cholesterol-lowering drugs saw less fitness improvement than others in small study
But simple antacids appear to lower the risk, researchers report
Mothers with deficiency had kids with lower IQs and reading ability, researchers say
Physical activity helps them do better academically and socially, experts say
Girls and obese children are likelier to take advantage of this knowledge
Since 1991, rate has dropped by nearly half, health officials find
Keep skin cool and dry
Suggestions for people with a private well
Study found more germs and a wider variety of bacterial types in houses with dogs
Rare, worsening condition led to emergency FDA approval to use splint
But questions remain about widespread screening
But it's unclear what the finding might mean for patients
Hopelessness, disability may play a role in feelings of despair, study finds
Toes are a favorite spot for these microscopic organisms
One million cancer deaths avoided since 1990s, group says
Keeping your animal with you, and making sure pet carries ID are two key issues, experts say
From cycling trails to bike stores to competitive riding groups, there’s no denying we live in a bike-centric area. Whether you’re a seasoned rider or a cheerful spectator, don’t miss these races.
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