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Study: Breast Cancer Testing Guidelines 20 Years Out Of DateBreast cancer testing guidelines are 20 years out of date, according to a new study.
Augmented Reality Treating People With Spinal Cord Injuries, Movement DisordersComputer generated images are superimposed through some specially outfitted googles.
Woman Dies From Brain-Eating Amoeba After Improperly Using Neti PotThere are new concerns about the safety of neti pots after it was revealed a woman died from a brain eating amoeba after using one.
Health Officials: Polio-like Illness May Have PeakedThe CDC has confirmed 134 cases but has not reported any deaths.
Officials Recall Some Chicken Products Sold At New Jersey ShopRite StoresSome chicken products sold at Shop Rite Stores in New Jersey have been recalled because the products are misbranded and may contain allergens, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.
Delaware County Police Officer Helps Deliver Baby Day After Another Helped Deliver TwinsA Marple Township patrolman made a special delivery Thursday -- a baby to be exact -- one day after another officers from his unit helped deliver twins.
Girl Battling Cancer Receives Heartwarming Welcome Home From Roslyn Elementary School After 100 Days At CHOPRoslyn Elementary School held a cheerful parade on Dec. 3 to welcome Cadence back home after she received her second stem cell transplant.
Health Organizations Partner To Help Paralyzed Patients Walk AgainA partnership between Independence Blue Cross and Philadelphia's Magee Rehabilitation Hospital will help some patients learn to one day, walk on their own.
Romaine Lettuce E. coli Outbreak Tied To 9 More Illnesses, FDA SaysThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention continues to warn against eating any romaine lettuce harvested from the central Coastal growing regions of Northern and Central California amid a multistate outbreak of E. coli illnesses linked to romaine lettuce. The agency also reported Thursday that nine additional people have been reported ill since November 26.
Dollar General To Add More Healthy Food OptionsNext time you go to a Dollar General store, expect to see more healthy food options.
Many Women Getting Breast Implants Removed In Light Of Health ConcernsThe FDA is having a public meeting of medical advisors to review the safety of breast implants early in the new year.
Sixers' Markelle Fultz Could Deal With 'Long-Term Chronic Pain,' Patient WarnsThoracic Outlet Syndrome is a syndrome that causes pain and weakness around the neck, shoulder and arm.