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Superbug precursor found in US again
Sat  Jul 16 2016 01:19AM
A New York City patient was infected with bacteria that had a special type of resistance to antibiotics last year, the earliest known case in the U.S. of bacteria that … Find out how to read more online.
Philadelphia researchers are leaders in major effort to cure HIV
Sat  Jul 16 2016 01:19AM
In the biggest effort yet to find a cure for HIV, the National Institutes of Health on Wednesday named six large scientific teams, one led by Philadelphia’s Wistar Institute and … Find out how to read more online.
A genetic link between red hair, freckles and skin cancer
Sat  Jul 16 2016 01:19AM
Whether you call them gingers, the devil’s spawn or just plain sexy, be sure to call redheads out of the sun because along with their fiery tresses comes a powerful … Find out how to read more online.
Probiotics can be part of a nutritious diet
Sat  Jul 16 2016 08:30AM
Probiotics can help people combat gastrointestinal distress. Some probiotics can help prevent diarrhea that occurs as a side effect from antibiotics, and they may also be beneficial to those who … Find out how to read more online.
First Zika death seen in U.S.
Sat  Jul 16 2016 01:19AM
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A person infected with Zika has died in Utah, and while the exact cause is unclear, authorities said it marks the first death related to … Find out how to read more online.
Birth control options for women over 40 — other than the pill
Sat  Jul 16 2016 01:19AM
Almost one quarter of women in the United States between ages 15 and 44 use the birth control pill to prevent pregnancy. Some doctors advise against continuing its use after … Find out how to read more online.
Tumbling tumblers
Sat  Jul 16 2016 08:30AM
A cro/Dance is a six-week class which involves a combination of acrobatic moves performed on mats and a low balance beam followed by a hip-hop and jazz style dance instruction. … Find out how to read more online.
Preventing mosquito bites and beating the itch when bit
Sat  Jul 16 2016 08:30AM
While Zika cases identified in the U.S. are still primarily related to travel outside the country, the threat has reinforced the importance of preventing mosquito bites. Mosquitoes spread many types … Find out how to read more online.
New therapy option and hope for pancreatic cancer patients
Sat  Jul 16 2016 08:30AM
Fawcett Memorial Hospital is offering a new and radically different treatment option for pancreatic cancer. The new treatment uses a specialized catheter to deliver the chemotherapy directly to the tumor. … Find out how to read more online.
Keep cool in the face of summer heat
Sat  Jul 9 2016 08:30AM
“The dog days of summer” is a phrase that can be traced back to the ancient Greeks and Romans. The “dog days” are a reference to the dog star, Sirius, … Find out how to read more online.