Philadelphia health officials warn of hepatitis A exposure at Kensington restaurant

A new case of hepatitis A was confirmed at a Chinese food restaurant in Kensington and city health officials are urging people who ate there to get vaccinated.

Philadelphia health officials warn of hepatitis A exposure at Kensington restaurant

A new case of hepatitis A was confirmed at a Chinese food restaurant in Kensington and city health officials are urging people who ate there to get vaccinated.

Mass shootings have changed how 1 in 4 adults live, poll finds

The survey was prompted by the recent shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio.

Mass shootings have changed how 1 in 4 adults live, poll finds

The survey was prompted by the recent shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio.

As wages stagnate, health costs escalate for Americans with employer-based insurance

Health costs for families covered by employer-sponsored health plans continue to rise, outpacing inflation and wages, according to a new report by the Kaiser Family Foundation.

As wages stagnate, health costs escalate for Americans with employer-based insurance

Health costs for families covered by employer-sponsored health plans continue to rise, outpacing inflation and wages, according to a new report by the Kaiser Family Foundation.
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Here’s how much Philly sweltered in July, earth’s hottest month on record

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Should you swim in the Delaware or the Schuylkill? The answer might surprise you.

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U.S. makes new push for graphic warning labels on cigarettes

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Measure blood pressure with a selfie or your running shoes? Be wary, Penn doctor says.

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Obesity-related cancer rates are rising in middle-aged Americans but falling in seniors. What’s going on?

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