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Local Team Given $2m to Research Birth Injury

A Widener University professor has been awarded a 5-year, $1.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to help prevent and treat birth-related injury.

Stores and Restaurants Confront Rising Crime

Fearing harm to employees and patrons, grocery stores, restaurants and retail outlets are making operational changes in response to rising incidents of crime on the premises.

18-Year-Olds Driving 18-Wheelers

An article in the New Yorker detailed how, in an effort to ease the country’s supply chain issues, Congress has started a program that lowers the minimum age for driving 18-wheelers across state lines.

Safety Advocates Endorse New Construction Headgear

The U.S. construction industry has the greatest number of traumatic brain injuries, which is why head protection is so important. Now, a recent safety report says hard hats shouldn't be the helmet of choice.

How Often Do Surgical Errors Occur?

A recent distressing error during an operation in California begs this question: how often do surgical errors happen, and why?

How to Survive a Plane Crash

Your chances of surviving a plane crash are better than you might expect, and the skills you need to survive can be taught.

Speeding: The Deadly Statistics

Speeding-related crashes killed 11,258 people in 2020. A new NHTSA campaign aims to save lives by changing dangerous driving behaviors.

10 Most Common Misdiagnoses

A reported 12 million Americans are misdiagnosed each year, and a new study has revealed the top 10 conditions that are missed.

Causes of Home Gas Explosions

Officials say finding the reason behind a recent deadly Pottstown home explosion could take up to a year. What are the possible causes?

Top Causes of Boating Accidents

The 11 events that boat operators will want to avoid to prevent a potentially dangerous situation on the water.

Hospital Worker Shortage Affects Care

Burnout from the pandemic has caused a critical shortage of healthcare workers in the U.S. as hospital emergency departments are dealing with record numbers of patients.