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Corpulent Canine? There’s An App For That

FitBark is a new fitness tracker for portly pups and their concerned owners.

03/12/2014

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The Biggest Pregnancy Myths Debunked by Expert Linda Geddes

Simon & Schuster author Linda Geddes explores and debunks common baby and pregnancy myths here.

03/10/2014

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Study: Don’t Judge A Dog By Its Breed

Whether pit bull, Akita, poodle or Yorkie, it turns out breed is not a good predictor of aggression in dogs.

03/07/2014

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Top Family-Friendly Activities In Philadelphia For St. Patrick’s Day 2014

With parades, plays, live music and more, lads and lassies of all ages can be Irish for the weekend in Philadelphia.

03/07/2014

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Moravian College Announces New Dog-friendly Policy

While students are still not permitted to bring their own dogs (with the exception of service animals), many are probably looking forward to seeing some furry and friendly — albeit slobbery — faces around campus.

02/28/2014

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Study: Dogs Detect Emotions The Same Way Humans Do

Researchers continue to give humans more insight into the inner-workings of man’s best friend.

02/21/2014

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Top Summer Day Camps In The Philadelphia Area

Summer camps are a great way for kids to spend their summer. Day camps can provide learning opportunities and create a variety of unique experiences while allowing the kids to come home at the end of the day to also enjoy time with family.

02/20/2014

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Pet Food Company Recalls Potentially Tainted Food

Pro-Pet LLC is voluntarily recalling the products, which tested positive for salmonella.

02/07/2014

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Top Valentine’s Day Dates For Parents In Philadelphia

Here are five dates ideas parents can attempt, with ways to switch it up if Friday night ends up not being the best time to celebrate Valentine’s Day.

02/07/2014

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Stores Open In Philadelphia Area Counties Hard-Hit By Storm

Here’s a list of stores in several hard-hit areas that are open.

02/06/2014

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Following Winter Storm, Some Local Hotels Offering Reduced Rates

These Philadelphia hotels are offering discounted rates following the winter storm.

02/06/2014

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‘Heart Of Style’ Heart Disease Education Bus Set To Roll Into Philadelphia

The bus, which is outfitted with comfortable seats and décor, will have experienced heart health professionals on board to provide blood pressure and Body Mass Index Tests and educate women about heart disease.

01/30/2014

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Philadelphia’s Largest No-kill Shelter Urgently Needs Fosters, Adopters

“Our most urgent need is for fosters and adopters for medium-to-large dogs who can benefit from basic obedience and manners training,” PAWS wrote on its Facebook page on Wednesday.

01/29/2014

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Study: Snow Days Don’t Negatively Impact Learning

New research out of Harvard reveals not calling schools off for a snow day might be more detrimental to students than canceling school for the weather.

01/29/2014

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Psychologist: Selfies Will Impact ‘Kids’ Ability To Wait For Gratification’

While the barrage of images may keep distant grandparents happy, it’s not yet clear how such a steady diet of self-affirming navel-gazing will affect members of the first truly “smartphone generation.”

01/28/2014

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