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Mumps spreads at Temple University

PHILADELPHIA – City health officials say they've now believe 67 people have contracted mumps at Temple University.

March 21, 2019 1:00 am


Shutdown has threatened black lung fund

COEBURN, Va. – Former coal miner John Robinson's bills for black lung treatments run $4,000 a month, but the federal fund he...

March 20, 2019 1:00 am


Mystery infections traced to blood-shedding religious ritual

Add self-flagellation to the list of ways to get a dangerous viral blood infection.

March 13, 2019 4:30 pm


US health officials move to tighten sales of e-cigarettes

U.S. health regulators are moving ahead with a plan designed to keep e-cigarettes out of the hands of teenagers by restricting sales of...

March 13, 2019 10:20 am


Pollution imbalance choking minorities

WASHINGTON – Blacks and Hispanics breathe in far more deadly air pollution than they are responsible for making, a new study...

March 12, 2019 1:00 am


Tetanus case found in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. – An unvaccinated 6-year-old Oregon boy was hospitalized for two months for tetanus and almost died of the...

March 9, 2019 1:00 am