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8 HIV myths debunked by the experts

HIV/AIDS is one of the highest profile diseases of our times, but many of us are still ignorant about key aspects of the illness, how it works and how to live with it.


Allentown City Council narrowly approves hiring two paramedics

A split Allentown City Council voted 4-3 to approve hiring two more full-time paramedics next year.

St. Luke's Home Health named elite top agency

St. Luke's Home Health has been recognized as one of the nation's "HomeCare Elite Top Agencies" by a national research organization that has been conducting surveys  for 10 years.

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Dentures go hi-tech

Digital technology allows for precise custom-made dentures.

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Gifford suffered from concussion injuries, family says

Legendary NFL star and sportscaster Frank Gifford was diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a brain disease linked to the types of injuries and head trauma common in…

Kissing bug chaos may be overblown in Pennsylvania

Kissing bug chaos may be overblown in Pennsylvania

The CDC says the mostly southern kissing bug, which often bites near the lip, and can carry the potentially deadly virus Chagas, has migrated north and been reported in…

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Dangers in Toyland this holiday season

Dangerous toys again are on store shelves this holiday shopping season, warns the Pennsylvania Public Interest Research Group.

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Parents say baby's tumor shrinks after pope's kiss in Philadelphia

Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia in September touched many people, including a one-year-old girl battling a brain tumor.

Alzheimer s and Dementia care community opens in Easton

Alzheimer's and Dementia care community opens in Easton

"Arden Courts of Old Orchard" is a 64 bed memory care community where care is provided around the clock


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