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19 States, Including Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Impacted By E. Coli Romaine Lettuce Outbreak

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Health warnings about contaminated romaine lettuce are expanding as officials continue working to determine why this E. coli strain is causing a higher percentage of hospitalizations. 313 more words


New Drug Guidelines Could Help Multiple Sclerosis Patients Better Manage Symptoms

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Multiple sclerosis a leading cause of disability in the United States but new drug guidelines could help patients better manage symptoms.

Study: Regular Morning Meal Could Help You Stay Slim… 310 more words


Kids With Rare Rapid-Aging Disease Get Hope From Study Drug

Chicago (AP) – Children with a rare, incurable disease that causes rapid aging and early death may live longer if treated with an experimental drug first developed for cancer patients. 119 more words


South Jersey Twins Paving The Way For Cancer Research

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — There are now a variety of new treatments for multiple myeloma and some of the research that created them has gained funding thanks to the work of South Jersey twins. 278 more words


Study: Regular Morning Meal Could Help You Stay Slim

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — How you start your morning could decide your weight and future health.

This is more evidence about the importance of eating breakfast. 281 more words


Doctors Warned About Prescribing Sedatives And Opioids

BOSTON (CBS) — Opioids can be risky when taken alone, but when taken with sedatives called benzodiazepines, the combination can be particularly dangerous, even deadly. Yet, according to a recent study in… 101 more words


Strength-Training Can Help Older Women With Aging

BOSTON (CBS) — Would you like to ward off the effects of aging? Strength-training may do the trick.

Researchers from the University of Buffalo looked at 46 women over the age of sixty and found that older women who engage in a high level of daily physical activity may be able to reverse certain markers of aging, such as slow walking and decreased function. 75 more words