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‘I Was Scared For My Life’: South Jersey Hospital Performs First-Of-Its-Kind Heart Procedure On Pregnant WomanOur Lady of Lourdes Medical Center does valve replacement surgeries all the time, but this one was different.
Teens Don't Know E-cigarettes Are Addictive, Can Damage Their Lungs, Study FindsTeenagers are in the dark about the dangers of vaping e-cigarettes, according to new research.
Philadelphia, Most Surrounding Counties Earn 'F' For Heavily-Polluted AirThe only local counties that did not get a failing grade are Lehigh, Atlantic and Cumberland Counties. 
Listeria And Salmonella Found In Ice Cream Manufacturing Facilities After Recalls, FDA ReportsAfter a series of recalls, an investigation into safety issues at US ice cream makers forced one manufacturer to cease operations and resulted in three voluntary recalls, the US Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday.
Over 150 People In 10 States Infected With E. Coli After Eating Tainted Ground BeefOf the people infected so far, 20 have been hospitalized, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday.
Skipping Breakfast Tied To Higher Risk Of Heart-Related Death, Study FindsSkipping breakfast was significantly associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular-related death, especially stroke-related death, according to the study.
Measles Cases Reaching Highest Number In Decades, New Research FindsMeasles cases are approaching numbers the United States hasn’t seen in 20 years.
Very High Pollen Levels Around Philadelphia Expected To Nag Allergy Sufferers Over Next Few WeeksAllergens can travel on clothes and skin, too. And if you have pets, doctors say pollen travels on them, too.
Cancer Treatment Centers Of America Building Cancer Patients Back Up With Imagery Recovery CenterA Philadelphia Cancer Center helps patients find beauty with cancer.
This Year's Flu Season Is Now The Longest On RecordThe CDC estimates as many as 57,000 people died from the flu this season, including 91 children.
Researchers Develop Experimental Gene Therapy Treatment For 'Bubble Boy' DiseasePatients can't go outside or be touched and live in isolation.
'Everyone Has Something': 9-Year-Old Author Spreads Words Of Encouragement At St. Christopher's HospitalAbby Ferraro had words of encouragement for sick children from someone who knows what they’re going through.