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Asher's Ronald McDonald House Story: More Than Just A Place To Stay'The Ronald McDonald House is more than just a place to stay It's a home away from home.' 
Study: Mumps Outbreaks Linked To Waning Vaccine ProtectionThe new study showed the vaccine to be effective in providing "broad protection against all different strains of the mumps virus," Lewnard said. However, this protection did not last forever.
Americans Binge 17 Billion Drinks Per Year, CDC SaysResearchers found that about 1 in 6 U.S. adults reported binge drinking an average of about once a week, consuming an average of seven drinks per binge. 
Study Looks To Find If Obesity Robs The Tongue Of Taste BudsThe theory, still unproven, is that people might make up for weakened taste by turning to higher-calorie foods or generally eating more.
Where Does Philly Rank Among Fattest Cities In The Nation?A recent WalletHub study lists the fattest cities in the United States and Philadelphia joins the ranks of Camden, New Jersey and Wilmington, Delaware.
Study Tests Using Stem Cell Therapy To Treat Canine ArthritisThere's a new kind of stem cell therapy that is being tested for dogs who suffer with arthritis.
Teen Health Week Goes GlobalTeen Health is front and center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. It started in Pennsylvania two years ago. Now, it's worldwide. 
Researchers: New Male Birth Control Pill Safe, EffectiveA once-a-day contraceptive pill for men is a step closer to approval after early tests show it to be both safe and effective, according to researchers.
Expert Discusses When You Should Seek Medical Treatment For That CutTo stitch or not to stitch? That often becomes the question when you're bleeding.
Dr. Brown’s Lovey Pacifier & Teether Holders Recalled Due To Choking HazardHandi-Craft Company is recalling thousands of pacifier and teether holders due to a choking hazard,
Report: 93 Percent Of Bottled Water Contained Microplastic ParticlesA study with a limited sample found that a person who drinks a liter of bottled water a day might be consuming tens of thousands of microplastic particles each year.
FDA Releases Plan To Cut Nicotine In CigarettesThe Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced their plan to drastically cut the amount of nicotine found in tobacco cigarettes.

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