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Eclipse 2017: Signs of Potential Eye DamageDoctors are preparing for possible solar eclipse vision problems with extra staff and equipment in Philadelphia.
Risk Of Death Doubled By Alternative Cancer Treatments, Study SaysNew medical research is claiming that cancer patients who opt for unconventional treatments are at much greater risk of dying from the disease.
Smart Technology Helping Prevent Sores In Patients Confined To Hospital BedKeeping a patient's skin in good condition while in a hospital bed takes a lot of care, and now a new device could make it easier.
Too Much Standing Linked To Heart Disease, Study SaysThe percentage of workers who stood all day and suffered heart disease was more than twice as high as those who mostly sat.
Impact Of Cyber Attacks On HospitalsCyber attacks are becoming much more common throughout the world and we are seeing the issues in medicine as well.
Doctor Offers Important Back To School TipsWith summertime sadly winding down and kids heading back to school, doctors say one of the most important things to do is adjust their bedtime routine. 
Pneumonia, Sepsis Associated With Increased Risk Of Heart Disease, ReportA new report in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology suggests people who are hospitalized for pneumonia or sepsis have a six time higher risk of heart disease incidence in the following year.
Girl Scouts Taking Part In STEM Summer CampGirl Scouts from throughout the region are taking part in a summer camp at Jefferson University aimed at getting more women into science, technology, engineering and math careers. 
More Health Benefits Of Mediterranean DietA new report in the American Journal of Gastroenterology has found that the Mediterranean diet is also associated with lower risks of gallbladder surgery.
New Kid Friendly Cold Pack Is Providing Quicker Treatment In The Emergency RoomThe device is designed to make kids smile while easing their pain when they need an IV placed.
Recall: Anxiety Medicine By New Jersey-Based PharmaceuticalA Bridgewater-based pharmaceutical company is voluntarily recalling anxiety medicine available to wholesalers nationwide.
The Dangers Of Viewing Solar Eclipse Without Special GlassesDoctors warn about the dangers of the upcoming solar eclipse.

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