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Health: Video Games To Fight Depression

The recent suicide of Robin Williams has many people talking about depression. Now in addition to therapy and medication targeted...

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Pennsylvania & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Peanut, Almond Butter Recalled For Salmonella Risk

A unit of Hain Celestial Group Inc. is recalling some peanut and almond butter because of possible salmonella contamination.

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Nationwide Hospital Operator Says Cyberattack Took Info On More Than 4 Million Patients

The company owns, leases or operates 206 hospitals in 29 states.

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Study Has Potentially Worrisome News About Antimicrobials And Pregnancy

Uh-oh. It may be time to add two more chemicals to the list of things for pregnant women to avoid.

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Health: Local Researchers Find New Connection Between Depression & Parkinson’s Disease

People newly diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease often struggle with not just depression, but anxiety and fatigue as well according to a new study conducted here in Philadelphia.

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Health: Chikungunya Virus Cases Rise In Our Area; As Health Officials Are Testing A New Vaccine To Prevent The Illness

3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has the latest and more on a promising vaccine.

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What Robin Williams’ Death Tells Us About Parkinson’s Disease

Williams passing has shed light on his overall health; both mental and physical.

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Family Remains Hopeful Despite Grave Diagnosis For Local 4-Year-Old

Imagine having a perfectly healthy and fun-loving little boy, when all of the sudden something drastically changes.

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Robin Williams’ Wife: He Had Parkinson’s Disease

Robin Williams was in the early stages of Parkinson’s disease and was sober at the time of his suicide, his wife said Thursday.

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Health: Having Better Dreams

3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl shows us, what you’re doing right now could determine what you dream about tonight.

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Travel Warnings for Americans

The height of the summertime getaway season is here, so it’s time to revisit a valuable Internet resource created to help travelers stay safe.

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New Guidelines Rein In Prescription Pain Drugs in Pa. Emergency Rooms

Dr. Ted Christopher was on the governor’s task force creating new statewide guidelines for how pain drugs should be administered in emergency departments throughout Pennsylvania.

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.

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What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?

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Expert Q&A: Childhood Vaccine Safety

For parents, childhood vaccines are a source of reassurance, but also anxiety about side effects and reactions.

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