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Health Watch: Sandbox Bacteria Warning

BOSTON (CBS) – It may not be all fun in the sun and sand this summer. That neighborhood sandbox may be a breeding ground for germs. 118 more words


Study: More Millennials In US Having Strokes

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — New research reveals that more millennials in the U.S. are having strokes.

That’s according to an analysis by Scientific American.

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Lyme Disease Due To Be On Rise This Spring

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Another wet spring day following a mild winter. Biologists are predicting an explosion of ticks in Maryland. Denise Koch has more on how those ticks are fueling an epidemic of Lyme disease. 407 more words


Doctors Say There's An Alarming Increase In Oral Cancer Due To HPV

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — There’s a dramatic increase in a cancer that’s preventable with a vaccine for children. Doctors are calling the rate of the increase alarming. 311 more words


New Media Campaign Unveiled As Drug Overdose Deaths Skyrocket In Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — With drug overdose deaths skyrocketing in Philadelphia, the city’s Health Department is unveiling a new media campaign aimed at preventing opioid addiction. 361 more words


People With Autism Often Struggle With Other Health Conditions

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) –– The number of children being diagnosed with autism continues to grow – 1 in 68 children in the U.S. have the disorder. 251 more words


Hope For Preemies As Researchers At CHOP Create Artificial Womb

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) –– Researchers at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are creating an artificial womb to help extremely premature babies. It’s still in the animal testing phase, but it holds tremendous promise. 344 more words