Ana was 36 weeks pregnant—she and Matthew had just moved into a house in Fairmount—when she got a phone call from her brother: their father had suffered a severe heart attack. They flew to Spain immediately.
One part of the new Physical Activity Guidelines from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services look at how physical activity affects the health of children younger than 6 years, and how sedentary behavior effects the health of children and adolescents.
A private school in North Carolina is currently experiencing the largest outbreak of chicken pox in the state over the last 20 years. The likely reason? The school has among the highest rates of parents who received exemptions from the state's requirements.
by Haley Mesaros, PharmD Candidate, For Philly.com
The FDA announced last week sharp restrictions on where most flavored e-cigarette products can be sold in an effort to curb usage by teens. Among high school students, current e-cigarette use increased from 1.5 percent (220,000 students) in 2011 to 20.8 percent (3.05 million students) in 2018.