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Dead rats, ball of hair and roach on a cooked sausage close Philadelphia eateries

Philadelphia health inspectors closed at least 22 facilities for various violations from June 1 to June 15.

Tips for a safe and healthy vacation

A little bit of common sense, some advanced planning and checking in with medical professionals should insure a healthy and safe vacation.

After tourist deaths in the Dominican Republic, here’s what you should know about toxic exposures

Some of the circumstances of the recent deaths are reminiscent of a well-known case of toxic exposure a Delaware family suffered while on a trip to the Virgin Islands in March 2015.

Two reported cases of rare tick-related illness in NJ

There have been about 114 confirmed cases of Powassan virus between 2008 and 2017. Nine people have died.

How the record U.S. measles outbreak could affect your summer plans

As 10.3 million children start to descend on the more than 14,000 U.S. overnight and day camps, some camps are reviewing their rules when it comes to vaccinations.

Amada, Pizza Hut among Philadelphia eateries closed by inspectors

Philadelphia health inspectors closed at least 25 facilities for various violations from May 15 to May 31.

Do you really need 10,000 steps a day to be healthy?

Most people in the United States take on average 4-5000 steps a day.

That sugary beverage — even if it’s 100 percent fruit juice — may be killing you

Those beverages are associated with increased incidence of death in older adults.