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Proposed Medicaid Cuts Threaten Disabled Kids, Local Families SayAdvocates for people with disabilities declared Thursday a National Day of Action to spread the word about proposed cuts to Medicaid.
New Therapy Wants People Who Have Trouble Sleeping To Sleep LessSleep experts say once patients are out of bed, they should try simply reading – no television or electronics, no food or alcohol.
Study: Thousands Of Microbes Found On $1 BillsThe bacteria, fungi and pathogens that were found on the bills can cause serious illnesses, such as skin infections, food poisoning and stomach ulcers.
Study: Extra Virgin Olive Oil Protects Brain Against Alzheimer's DiseaseNew research from Philadelphia about extra virgin olive oil and its role in fighting alzheimer's disease.
Special Device May Help Alleviate Back PainThe device is surgically implanted in the back with a lead that goes up the spinal column.
Study: Breast Implants May Impede Heart Attack TestBreast implants may skew heart attack detection, resulting in a false diagnosis, according to new research.
City Announces Additional Steps In Battle Against Child Lead PoisoningThe city's 40-year battle against lead poisoning has had success.
Pennsylvania Names First Recipients Of Medical Marijuana PermitsTwelve permits have been issued
Coconut Oil May Not Be Any Healthier Than Butter, Beef Fat, AHA SaysAlthough coconut oil is marketed as a healthier cooking oil option, that may not be true, according to the American Heart Association.
Study Finds Yoga Helps People With Lower Back PainWith all those different positions and contortions, some might think yoga would aggravate back pain, which is an issue for millions of Americans.
This Class Is Helping New Dads Figure Out FatherhoodIf this Father's Day has you worried about welcoming your first child, you may consider a class just for men.
Organic Kumbaya Campfire Mix Recall, Removal Due To Listeria RiskMajor supermarket chain GIANT Food Stores announced the removal of a product from its shelves due to possible listeria.

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