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Published: Tue, 25 Jul 2017 02:54:12 GMT2017-07-25T02:54:12Z

 



5 ways Trump can speed up his pledge to 'let Obamacare fail'

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 02:54:12 GMT2017-07-25T02:54:12Z

Even without congressional action, the executive branch can find ways to doom the Affordable Care Act, largely through neglect.



N.J. hiker's body found in N.H. too decomposed to determine cause of death

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 01:20:51 GMT2017-07-25T01:20:51Z

Gregory Auriemma, a New Jersey hiker, was found dead last week in the White Mountains.



A scientist is using the bugs in Swann Fountain to study Philadelphia's climate

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 21:37:25 GMT2017-07-24T21:37:25Z

The Swann Fountain Insect Survey is an urban entomology project that uses the insects gathered from the water in Philadelphia's famous fountain to study the city's environment.



Medical Cannabis Education Tour launches Tuesday in Philly

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 21:14:28 GMT2017-07-24T21:14:28Z

"It's a primer for health providers who might be on the fence," said Kevin Provost, CEO of Greenhouse Ventures, which is organizing the events. "We'll also address what doctors, nurses, and pharmacists need to understand about how the human body is wired to receive this medicine."



Lightning ignited 3,500-acre N.J. Pinelands blaze, biggest in a decade

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 20:53:39 GMT2017-07-24T20:53:39Z

The blaze raced through New Jersey's Wharton State Forest late last week and continued through the weekend, according to state officials.



Will kids drink plain milk if flavored is banned at school?

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 19:50:16 GMT2017-07-24T19:50:16Z

If flavored milk is taken away in school, most kids will adjust to drinking plain milk, a recent study found.



Charlie Gard parents drop legal fight, agree to let him die

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 18:31:59 GMT2017-07-24T18:31:59Z

LONDON (AP) - The parents of Charlie Gard, whose battle to get their critically ill baby experimental treatment stirred international sympathy and controversy, dropped their legal effort Monday, saying tearfully that it was time to let their son die.



N.J. hiker found in N.H. mountains had gone to celebrate health news

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 15:13:49 GMT2017-07-24T15:13:49Z

New Hampshire authorities said they were working to retrieve the body of Gregory Auriemma, the head of the Ocean County chapter of the Sierra Club, from a rugged, remote area.



Flesh-eating bacteria nearly kills man who thought he just had blisters from a hike

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 14:16:32 GMT2017-07-24T14:16:32Z

Wayne Atkins thought little of the blisters he had gotten while hiking. But then he started feeling ill.



HIV epidemic 'coming under control' in nation with top rate

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:09:45 GMT2017-07-24T13:09:45Z

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - The United States government says the HIV epidemic is "coming under control" in the country with the world's highest prevalence of HIV, Swaziland.



Why running to 'burn off' that ice cream is missing the point

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 12:06:38 GMT2017-07-24T12:06:38Z

Comparing calories in and calories out can work, but not when the equivalent to those Boardwalk fries is 14 hours of brisk walking.



Medical mystery: Shot in the back, this president lingered 80 days

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 12:06:02 GMT2017-07-24T12:06:02Z

On July 2, 1881, barely four months after his inauguration, James Garfield was shot with a .44 caliber revolver. What could have saved him?



5 questions: Why women need gender-specific mental-health care

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 12:05:25 GMT2017-07-24T12:05:25Z

On issues including depression, addiction, and campus assault, women often do better with female-focused care, as Villanova nursing experts are teaching their students.



Q&A: How to prevent chronic vaginal yeast infections

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 12:04:51 GMT2017-07-24T12:04:51Z

Yeast is always present. However, infections occur when it overgrows.



Negotiating cancer: Tips from one who's done it

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 12:04:26 GMT2017-07-24T12:04:26Z

Because I'm one of the very few lucky ones, I feel it is my duty to speak up and share some of the critical things that I have learned in what is now a new era in cancer care.



Charles Knowles, fitness trainer

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 11:22:39 GMT2017-07-24T11:22:39Z

Meet Charles.



Kevin Kreider, fitness activist/model

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 11:21:17 GMT2017-07-24T11:21:17Z

Meet Kevin.



Adam Hyman, pediatric oncology nurse

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 11:20:08 GMT2017-07-24T11:20:08Z

Meet Adam.



Girl's HIV infection seems under control without AIDS drugs

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 11:09:52 GMT2017-07-24T11:09:52Z

A South African girl born with the AIDS virus has kept her infection suppressed for more than eight years after stopping anti-HIV medicines - more evidence that early treatment can occasionally cause a long remission that, if it lasts, would be a form of cure.



Heat wave threatens a more-sinister turn as a record falls

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 13:11:16 GMT2017-07-22T13:11:16Z

Nights will be dangerously warm through Tuesday, forecasters warn, and that could result in heat-related fatalities.