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Kidney Surgery Through The Navel Making Some Procedures Scar-Free

Dr. Daniel Eun, director of robotic urologic oncology and reconstruction at Temple University Hospital, says doctors can and sometimes do operate — even remove kidneys — through the belly button, making the scar almost invisible.

05/28/2013

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Health: New Technology Makes Dentist Visit Easier

Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl is On Your Side with a new high tech way to get problems fixed in hours, instead of days, with better accuracy.

05/17/2013

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Sitting May Increase Heart Attack Risk For Women

Do you sit most of the day? It is probably not a good idea. You need to get up and around.

04/17/2013

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Health Study: Philly Is Worst In Pennsylvania, Chester County Tops List of Healthiest

How healthy you are is strongly linked to where in Pennsylvania you live, according to the results of a new county-by-county study that found Philadelphia the least healthy county and neighboring Chester the healthiest in the state.

03/20/2013

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New Jersey Considers Rules To Encourage Breastfeeding

New Jersey’s Health Department wants hospitals to encourage new mothers to breastfeed.

02/15/2013