Penn Study Claims Medical Marijuana Might Help Prevent Overdose DeathsMedical marijuana can help ease patients’ pain, but apparently, it can also save lives.
Burlington County's Crackdown On Rt. 130 Yields Positive ResultsSince “Operation 130 Safe Passage” began, the number of pedestrian deaths on that 22 and a half mile stretch of highway has dipped to zero.
Authorities Investigate 3 Suspected Storm-Related Deaths In Delaware CountyPolice in Delaware County are investigating the deaths of three people who were found outside during dangerous temperatures Wednesday.
Health: Flu Continues To Spread In Philadelphia Region; More Deaths Reported3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on the latest flu trends.
Study: Texting Accounts For 39% Of Distracted Walking Among TeensTeens between 16 and 19 years old now account for half of all pedestrian deaths among those under 19.
CDC Says Majority Of Sandy Victims DrownedThe study looked at data from 117 deaths captured by American Red Cross mortality tracking during the time period from October 28 to November 30, 2012.
Study: Deaths Due To Distracted Driving UnderreportedCrash deaths in cases where drivers were on the phone are seriously underreported, according to a recent analysis of state and federal data by the National Safety Council, an advocacy group.
Report: Sandy Deadliest Hurricane To Hit Northeast In 40 Years, Second Costliest In U.S. HistoryThe center released a report Tuesday that attributes 72 deaths in the U.S. directly to Sandy, from Maryland to New Hampshire. That's more than any hurricane to hit the northeastern U.S. since Hurricane Agnes killed 122 people in 1972.
Major Retailers Recall 'Nap Nanny' Baby ReclinersThe four retailers — Amazon.com, Buy Buy Baby, Diapers.com and Toys R Us/Babies R Us — agreed to voluntarily participate in the recall of the Nap Nanny because its manufacturer is unable or unwilling to participate, the government agency said in a statement.
Camden Activists Place Crosses At City Hall To Commemorate City's Murder VictimsHope Brown came to look at the cross for her 25-year-old nephew Garland Banks.
Another Pa. Death Attributed To Sandy, Bringing Total To 15The Lehigh County coroner's office said Friday that a 93-year-old man from Upper Macungie Township died of hypothermia in his home while the power was out.
Pa. Death Toll Due To Sandy Rises To 14Two more deaths in Pennsylvania have been attributed to the storm that struck the East Coast earlier this week.