There was plenty of squirming in City Council chambers this morning, as lawmakers convened a hearing on the vexing problem of bed bugs.
Mayor Nutter says there’s no conflict between city schools getting millions from the new $2-a-pack tax on cigarettes, and the Health Department’s effort to convince local stores to stop selling cigarettes.
The Camden County Health Department has been notified that a bat removed from a yard in Clementon has tested positive for rabies.
The Philadelphia Health Department tells CBS 3 its laboratory has determined that the isolate is serogroup B. This is the same serotype that sickened Princeton University students last year.
Rebuilding after Superstorm Sandy raises the risk of more mosquitoes in New Jersey.
New York City is putting together a quarter-million-dollar social media campaign warning teens about the health risks of listening to loud music through their headphones. A local expert gives us an “earful” about that.
A Philadelphia city councilman insists he’s not horsing around in introducing new regulations to cover when a resident keeps a horse at their house.
The Montgomery County Health Department confirmed on Tuesday that the rabid bat was captured at a home on the 700 block of Mill Creek Road in Gladwyne.
Health officials are investigating a new strain of influenza that has sickened a Pennsylvania child.
The Pennsylvania Health Department says one person from Philadelphia has been hospitalized with salmonella as part of the national recall of contaminated ground turkey.
Shops that sell tobacco in Philadelphia will soon have to fork over $50 for a permit.
Atlantic City and casino officials are mostly failing to enforce the measure that bans smoking on most areas of casino floors, according to a published report.