Bad Flu Season Leaves Emergency Rooms Packed — CBS Philly

Emergency rooms locally and across the nation are packed thanks to a bad flu season.


Self-Inflicted Injuries On The Rise In Teens And Young Adults — CBS Philly

There is no doubt that our teens and young adults are under greater pressure now than perhaps they have been in decades. We are beginning to see some of the signs, according to new information from the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, that the rate of self-inflicted injuries in girls between the ages of 10 and 14 has increased significantly in the last 10 years.

More People Can Be Treated In Pennsylvania For Nation’s Deadliest Communicable Disease — CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — It’s a hidden and deadly virus that can be easily treated but doctors say too many people don’t realize they need help. Starting in January, the state of Pennsylvania lifted restrictions that covered treatment of Hepatitis C only to those with advanced liver disease, because the drugs are so expensive. Hepatitis C spreads such a silent epidemic that is really not understood well enough in our overall community,” Kinzly said.

Today’s Young Adults Don’t Hit Traditional Milestones

Continued reading at: Shenay Jeffrey, a 28-year-old Point Breeze resident in a committed relationship for the past two years, …

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