The type B strain of meningitis is very rare in the United States, but it has attacked at Princeton, and the symptoms can occur quickly and be potentially deadly.
Robin Kushner is a speech-language pathologist in Philadelphia. She says the warning signs of communication disorders, like formulating sounds, speaking in sentences, and following directions, include lack of eye contact and little social interaction.
Some mothers who aim to provide breast milk for their babies are turning to the internet, but is it safe to buy breast milk online?
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett unveiled details of his Medicaid reform plan today. He will submit a waiver in January to cover the uninsured, and the public comment period is now open.
Khusen Akhmedov has admitted that he played a role in a Medicare fraud of more than $1.5 million.
Seven needy patients were receiving valuable holiday gifts at Rothman Institute in Bensalem: free knee and hip surgeries.
These apps designed by students, staff, and faculty at the University of Pennsylvania have generated a lot of buzz among software development firms and venture capitalists.
Mayor Nutter vetoed a bill that would require a zoning variance for any new medical offices in the northeast section of the city. But City Council quickly overrode the veto.
Toomey (third from left) was joined during the hourlong session by the County Council, the Delaware County DA, and other interested parties.
The study reveals that in 2010 mothers of children between ages 5 and 18 spent 11 fewer hours doing physical activities, such as laundry and exercise, than mothers in 1965.
To mark what is called Older Driver Safety Awareness Week, area agencies are putting out their lists of some of the more dangerous roads for those age 65 and older.
Men have been shown in previous studies to be better at learning and completing a single task at a time, meanwhile women have shown to better at memory and social cognition activities, making them better group problem solvers.
A spokeswoman for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection says it’s unusual for such bad air quality this time of year.
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania used 3-D Mammography to screen more than 26,000 women, They found that cancer detection rates increased from 3.51 to 5.24 per 1,000 women.
It’s been two months since the Obama administration rolled out the health care enrollment website and, from the start there were problems. The administration vowed to fix the issues by December 1. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has a status report.