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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


New Guidelines For Prostate Cancer Screenings

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — An influential government advisory panel is dropping its opposition of routine prostate cancer screenings for men.

Larry Blumberg’s life changed when his doctor diagnosed prostate cancer last year. 317 more words


Health Watch: Nasal Spray To Restore Sense of Smell

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Many take being able to smell for granted. But for millions of people who can’t, the lack of smell interferes with enjoying food. 358 more words


Baby Girl Born With 4 Legs Gets New Lease On Life

CHICAGO (CBS) — A baby girl who was born with four legs and two spines has a new lease on life after receiving a life-saving surgery. 302 more words