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Report Highlights Food Safety Violations At Citizens Bank Park, Lincoln Financial Field And Wells Fargo CenterPink slime, unsanitary conditions and mouse droppings are just some of the findings of an ESPN report into stadiums across the country, including three in Philadelphia.
Food Labels, Calorie Counts At Restaurants Helping Consumers Make Healthy Choices, Research FindsNew research says food labels, including nutrition facts and calorie counts at restaurants, are actually helping consumers make healthier decisions.
Farm Linked To E. Coli Outbreak In Lettuce Now Recalling Cauliflower Sold In Pennsylvania, New JerseyThe cauliflower was sold in 10 states, including Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
70 Percent Of Kids Carry Backpacks Heavy Enough To Potentially Cause Long-Term Back Issues, Study SaysCarrying too heavy a load puts children and teens at risk for long-term health problems because they're stressing areas of the spine and core that are still growing. 
What Gets You To Sleep? Study Reveals Some Turn To Metal MusicA new study says many people use music as an everyday sleep aid.
Report: New Jersey Ranks 34th For States Protecting Kids From Tobacco"Tobacco use claims 11,800 New Jersey lives and costs the state over $4 billion in health care bills annually," the report states. 
Report: Johnson & Johnson Hid Findings Of Asbestos In Baby Powder For DecadesJohnson & Johnson has for decades known its raw talc and finished powders at times tested positive for small quantities of asbestos
CDC Warns Of Growing Number Of Salmonella Cases Found In Raw BeefThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says 87 more people have been sickened. 
Students' Health, Academics Improved With Later School Start Times, Study ShowsThe study found students were more attentive and involved in the classroom.
CDC Issues New Warning On E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Romaine LettuceThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a new warning to consumers following an E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce.
Stethoscopes Loaded With Bacteria, UPenn Study FindsResearchers analyzed 40 stethoscopes that were being used in the ICU and found that all of them were contaminated with a diverse group of bacteria.
'Any Life Saved Is A Life Saved': Free Narcan Distributed Across PennsylvaniaPennsylvania is fighting the opioid epidemic by giving away free Narcan on Thursday.