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Life Lessons: Allergies-more than sneezing

Lehigh Valley allergy specialists say there’s more to allergies than sniffling and sneezing.


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Teens face 'like' and 'FOMO' anxiety

Ask any teen whether he or she suffers from social media anxiety, and the answer will probably be no.

That's what happened when six teens and adolescents -- five from New York and one from Los Angeles -- got together recently for a unique weeklong wo...

Is Pennsylvania ready to handle Ebola

Is Pennsylvania ready to handle Ebola?

Calming fears about Ebola and sending the message they are ready to respond was the focus of a briefing held by Governor Tom Corbett and top health officials today.

Superintendents weigh in on charter schools

Superintendents weigh in on charter school debate

Some local school superintendents say the charter school experiment doesn't make the grade.

Pennridge HS student accused of attempted sex assault

Student charged with attempted sex assault

A Bucks County high school student is accused of trying to sexually assault another student at knife-point inside the school.

Health Beat Exercise after knee replacement

Health Beat: Exercise after knee replacement

Some 700,000 Americans undergo knee replacement surgery each year. So how do you keep those new knees in tip top shape?

Toomey wants tighter Ebola travel restrictions

The United States should tighten travel restrictions from Ebola-affected regions to limit exposure of Americans to the disease, says U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.).

Ebola screening at Newark International Airport underway

Ebola screening at Newark International Airport underway

Newark International Airport in New Jersey is one of four additional U.S. airports that is now screening passengers for Ebola symptoms.


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Syracuse University disinvites journalist over Ebola fears

Photojournalist Michel du Cille was scheduled to appear before students at Syracuse University this week.

But his invite was rescinded on Thursday over concerns about his potential contact with the Ebola virus.

Man brings hatchet to school


Man brings hatchet to school; 'seemed like a good idea'

A Virginia man is accused of bringing a hatchet into a high school, telling a TV reporter it "seemed like a good idea at the time."

Political scientist lectures on Putin's foreign policy at Lafayette College

A political scientist talked about Vladimir Putin's foreign policy during a lecture Thursday evening in Easton.

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