South Jersey Woman On Frontlines Of Fighting Cancer Has Cautionary Tale To Get Annual MammogramsThis South Jersey woman is on the frontlines of fighting cancer, but it was her friends and colleagues at work who made the difference.
New Jersey-Based Drugmaker Merck Says COVID-19 Pill Reduces Hospitalizations By HalfThere's been a potentially major advancement in the efforts to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
Pill To Treat COVID-19 Cuts The Risk Of Death By Half, Says Merck, Which Will Seek Its Emergency AuthorizationIt would become the first oral medicine that fights viral infection for COVID-19 if approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for emergency use authorization.
Preparations Underway For Women's March For Reproductive Freedom In Philadelphia Before Supreme Court's New TermDoctors will be marching in scrubs, concerned that court decisions could put women at risk and many teenagers will be joining their ranks.
Gov. Wolf Visits Montgomery County With Encouraging Words About State's Vaccination RateAlmost 70% of Pennsylvania is fully vaccinated, but the state continues to have a high number of daily COVID-19 infections.
Philadelphia Seeing Fewer COVID-19 Cases This Week Compared To Last Week, Acting Health Commissioner SaysHowever, Dr. Cheryl Bettigole said that the mask mandate in the city is likely to remain for some time going forward.
Pfizer Releases Data Stating Its Covid-19 Vaccine Safe, Effective For ChildrenThe company is now expected to request emergency use authorization and doctors say it can't come soon enough because the number of children being infected with Covid-19 continues to grow.
Black Doctor's COVID-19 Consortium Offering COVID-19 Booster Shots To Those With Compromised Immune SystemsThere are two clinics being held this week on Tuesday and Thursday.
Hospitals Throughout Philadelphia Region Seeing Baby Boom More Than A Year Into PandemicA different type of surge may be on the way more than a year into the pandemic – a surge of babies.
Dr. Ala Stanford To Receive Points Of Light Award Next WeekDr. Ala Stanford, the founder of the Black Doctors COVID-19 consortium, will receive The George H.W. Bush Points of Light award next week.
Philadelphia To Begin Administering COVID-19 Boosters Shots SaturdayAfter weeks of debate, the CDC director signed off late Thursday on Pfizer booster shots for millions of people.
New Coalition Put Together By Penn Vet Aiming To Improve 'National Crisis' In Pet Care Caused By PandemicPenn Vet is trying to coordinate care so pet owners aren't scrambling to find veterinary care for their pets.
FDA Authorizes Pfizer's COVID-19 Booster Shot For Americans Over 65, Those At High-RiskPresident Joe Biden wanted boosters to be available for everyone this week. That's not happening.
Philadelphia Health Department Revises COVID Guidance For Schools, Adds Weekly Testing For Unvaccinated Students 12 And UnderThere are major changes as it relates to COVID testing and the parameters surrounding closing schools due to COVID-19 outbreaks.
'Most Egregious Story I've Ever Heard': Local Man Has Prostate Removed After Mistaken Cancer DiagnosisInstead of being relieved with the mistaken cancer diagnosis, the couple was crushed because Eric had already had his prostate removed.