National Meningitis Association Launches '16 Vaccine' Campaign To Remind Families That Teens Need Second Booster ShotThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says more than half of teenagers have not received the recommended dose of the vaccine that prevents meningitis.
‘Baby Loss Is So Often Unacknowledged’: Miscarriages More Common Than Many Would ThinkDoctors say between 10% to 20% of pregnancies end in miscarriage.
FDA Approves $2 Million Treatment For Genetic Disease That Causes Infants' Muscles To Waste AwayThe gene therapy, called Zolgensma, will be marketed by AveXis, whose parent company is Novartis.
'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.
Concern Growing Over Measles Possibly Spreading With Spring Break Travels, Religious Holidays This WeekendIf you're over the age of 30, it might be hard to know if you have been adequately vaccinated against the measles.
'We Know It's Highly Addictive': Health Officials Warn Poisonings Being Linked To E-cigarettesFederal health officials say more than 3.5 million teens use e-cigarettes.
'It Was Very Painful': Bees Found Living In Woman's Eye, Feeding Off TearsThe miniscule insects, known as sweat bees, are 3 to 4 millimeters in length, according to CNN affiliate CTS.
Over 1 Million Teens Visited Emergency Rooms For Suicidal Thoughts, AttemptsIn 2007, there were 580,000 visits, and it surged to 1.12 million in 2015.
Bad Diets Linked To Nearly 11 Million Deaths Globally, Study FindsThe study shows bad diets are shortening lives worldwide, killing more people globally than either smoking or high blood pressure.
FDA Investigating Reports Of 35 Seizures Linked To VapingThe agency has also seen a "slight but noticeable increase in reports of seizures" since June.
Doctors Now Advising Against Daily Low-Dose Aspirin To Prevent Heart Attack, Stroke In Healthy AdultsNew guidelines from doctors are advising against using aspirin to prevent heart attacks and stroke.
Eye Test Could Help Diagnose Alzheimer's Disease, New Research SuggestsResearchers say the eyes may be a window to our brain health.
Health: New Rehabilitation Center Opens In PhiladelphiaThere's been a dramatic increase in the number of drug related overdose deaths in the Philadelphia region. Friday the city opened a much needed rehab center.
Doctors: FBI Investigating Medical Device Suspected Of Spreading CancerIt's a story Eyewitness News health reporter Stephanie Stahl first told you about: a surgical tool suspected of spreading cancer in women. Now, the FBI is reportedly investigating who knew what and when about this potentially deadly device.
Health: New Information On Superbug InfectionCBS 3 HealthWatch Investigation uncovers new information on the deadly superbug infection, that killed people in L.A. and here in Philadelphia. The location of the local outbreak is still not being released, but we have been able to rule out some local hospitals.