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Northampton residents oppose power plant's proposed emission increase

Residents say they fear lead emissions from the facility have contributed to a higher incidence of autism among children who live nearby.

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Pottstown Memorial Medical Center names new CEO

The Pottstown Memorial Medical Center in Montgomery County will soon have a new leader at the helm.

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Fireworks cause issues for veterans with PTSD

The fireworks we've all been hearing as we approach the Fourth of July may be fun for kids, but they can be deeply disturbing for many veterans suffering from post-traumatic…

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French poodle becomes airport therapy dog

The Dane County Airport in Madison, Wisconsin, is turning to therapy dogs to help deal with the stress of air travel.



Where sugar might be hiding in your child's diet

Trading cookies and candy for yogurt and granola bars may not be as healthy as parents believe. In fact, some food marketed to children and parents contains more sugar than…

Experts: Sunburns especially damaging to children

Health experts say a few serious sunburns is all it takes to increase a child's risk of skin cancer later in life.

Berks leaders react to court s Affordable Care Act ruling

Berks leaders react to court's Affordable Care Act ruling

In a 6-3 vote, the United States Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a key part of the controversial Affordable Care Act.

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Obama: 'The Affordable Care Act is here to stay'

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that President Barack Obama's health care law may provide nationwide tax subsidies to help poor and middle-class people buy health…


Affordable Care Act remains intact on high court ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court voted 6-3 on Thursday in favor of upholding subsidies for millions of Americans who rely on them to help for their health care.

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Gov. Wolf will end Pennsylvania's bid to run marketplace

Gov. Tom Wolf will withdraw his application to take over the insurance marketplace created under the 2010 federal health care law now that the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the…

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