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Study: Diabetes, Obesity In Expectant Moms Increases Autism RiskDiabetes and obesity are at epidemic levels in women of the child bearing age. Now, a new study is linking the two conditions to an increased risk for autism.
Zika Virus Hits Home For Locals With Family In South AmericaThe Zika virus has mothers everywhere concerned about their health, especially the ones with family in South America.
New Experimental Treatment Helps Many Cancer Patients Live Pain-FreeThe technique, known as ‘HIFU’, helped many patients in a clinical trial.
Deaths Related To Heart Failure Are On The RiseThe CDC said the steady upward pattern started as early as 2012.
Charlie Sheen's HIV-Positive Revelation Brings Disease Back Into Spotlight"I am in fact HIV-positive." Charlie Sheen made the revelation on the Today show, saying he has had HIV for 4 years.
At Least 13 Residents Exposed To Kitten With Rabies In Medford TownshipAccording to the Burlington County Health Department, at least three cats, one dog and 13 people have been exposed to a kitten with rabies in Medford Township.
New Oxycodone Pill Designed To Prevent AbuseThe FDA has approved an oxycodone pill designed to deter abuse.
Simple, Do-At-Home Test Could Save Your LifeA new, simple test that can be done at home might help save the lives of people with irregular heartbeats.
Study: That Workout Probably Wasn't As Hard As It FeltEven if you’re huffing and puffing through your morning run, you might not be working out as hard as you think.
Health: Mysterious Brain Illness Causes Terrifying OutburstsOne desperate family grabbed a video camera to document what was happening.
The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.
Respiratory Illness Warnings Posted At PHL And Other International AirportsSigns warning travelers about MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) have been posted at Philadelphia International Airport and other airports around the country.

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