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Common Household Cleaning Products Pose Risk To Children And Pets

The US Department of Health and Human Services thinks that it is a big enough problem that they have listed safety tips for household products.


(US Sen. Pat Toomey, in Philadelphia last June.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

Sen. Toomey Pushes For End of Over-12 Rule For Adult Lung Transplant Recipients

Toomey isn’t pushing for a particular new policy but says he’s been told that the current lower age limit of 12 for adult lung transplants is arbitrary.


(Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett.  File photo by Patrick Smith/ Getty Images)

US Official Fails To Convince Gov. Corbett To Expand Medicaid Eligibility

Governor Tom Corbett’s meeting with HHS secretary Katlheen Sebelius has not resulted in a change of heart for the governor when it comes to his position on expanding Medicaid eligibility in Pennsylvania.


(US health secretary Kathleen Sebelius, far right, is joined by Congressmembers Chaka Fattah, second from right, and Allyson Schwartz, third from right, on a tour by officials at the Fairmount Primary Care Center.  Credit: John McDevitt)

US Health Secretary in Philadelphia To Announce Grants For Health Centers

The US secretary of Health and Human Services paid a visit to Philadelphia on Tuesday to make a major announcement regarding one of the results of President Obama’s health care legislation.