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FDA Could Approve First Prescription Drug Made From Marijuana PlantThe first prescription drug made from the marijuana plant could soon be approved by the FDA.
New Wearable Device Monitors Sun ExposureIt's like a Fitbit that tracks steps but this one monitors sun exposure and alerts you when you've had too much sun.
Ed Rendell Announces He's Battling Parkinson's DiseaseParkinson's is a disorder that affects the central nervous system.
‘Incredibles 2’ Is Huge Hit But Now Comes With A WarningPeople who are light-sensitive or epileptic began warning other film-goers on social media.
Stem Cell Breakthrough Helping Babies Born With Life-Threatening ConditionThere's potential stem cell breakthrough that's helping the hearts of babies born with a life-threatening condition.
New Jersey Dad Hopes To Raise Awareness For Daughter's Rare DiseaseCelebrating Father's Day has a special meaning for one dad in Hammonton, New Jersey. 
Kitchen Towels Carry Germs That Can Lead To Food Poisoning, Study FindsResearchers cultured bacteria from 100 kitchen towels after one month of use to determine both the type and amount of bacterial growth.
Contaminated Melons Linked To Salmonella OutbreakIowa has been added to the list of states that received contaminated melons linked to a salmonella outbreak.
Excessive Rain Has Caused Explosion Of Poison Ivy In Philadelphia AreaThe region is finally drying out after another rainy weekend. Unfortunately, the rain has brought us a very unwelcome visitor. 
US Babies, Toddlers Eat Way Too Much Added Sugar, Study FindsAdded sugar has been linked with obesity, asthma, dental cavities and heart disease risk factors such as high cholesterol and high blood pressure.
CDC: Flu Deaths In American Children At Record HighOfficials say 80 percent of the deaths were children who had not received a flu vaccination.
New Blood Test May Help Predict Premature Births For Pregnant WomenA new blood test is showing promising results for helping pregnant women know if they are at risk of a premature birth.

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