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  • October 19, 2015

    Pa. might raise age limit for buying tobacco

    The legal age for buying tobacco in Pennsylvania would go from 18 to 21 under House Bill 1628.
  • October 18, 2015

    New brain scan spots hard-to-see epilepsy lesions, Penn study finds

    For about a third of epilepsy patients, drugs don't work. Surgery is the next hope for a cure -- but that depends on identifying the problematic ...
  • October 14, 2015

    Pebbles point to ancient rivers on Mars, Penn study finds

    How much can the shape of a rock tell you? According to researchers at the University of Pennsylvania, quite a lot. A new analysis of Martian pebbles ...
  • October 13, 2015

    With UV rays, Penn hospital cuts C. difficile infections

    It's all too easy to pick up an infection at the hospital. For patients, especially for those with weakened immune systems, a bug such as Clostri...
  • October 12, 2015

    Hitting the gym, with the help of online social networks

    Having trouble making exercise a habit? Maybe try joining an online social network. New research from the University of Pennsylvania suggests simple ...
  • October 11, 2015

    Bills would expand working mothers' protections in Pa.

    A pair of proposals before a Pennsylvania House committee would require employers to make modest on-the-job tweaks requested by pregnant and nursing m...
  • October 8, 2015

    Remote control: Calif. startup cancels Comcast service for frustrated subscribers

    An Oakland-based startup is aiming to make some money from Comcast customers looking to disconnect.
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