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Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Receives $300K Grant For Spinal Cord Injury Medical Home

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital has been given a three-year grant worth $300,000 to help improve the quality of care and follow ups...

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Pennsylvania & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Study Shows That The Public Responds When Celebrities Have Health Issues 

A recent study shows that when a well-known actress made her health related issues public, people listened and responded.

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Parents Concerned After Students Fall Ill At Philadelphia School

Parents are demanding a South Philadelphia school be closed for at least a day to be sanitized after some students came down with an illness.

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Health: Expert Explains Why People Are Seeing ‘The Dress’ In Different Colors

What color is the dress? It’s the great debate that’s exploded on the Internet, trending number one with some seeing blue and black.

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Health: Philadelphia Students Compete To Create Winning Recipe For The Best Healthy Breakfast

Randolph’s winning burrito will now be among the breakfast options that will be served in all full service Philadelphia public schools.

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Study: Super-long Eyelashes Might Be Pretty, But They Could Be Harmful To Your Eyes

Fake eyelashes might grace the red carpet on a regular basis, but they’re not practical in real life. In fact, they can even be harmful.

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What’s Cooking on 1060: Bowling, ‘Dine KOP’ and a New Ardmore Eatery

A South Philadelphia bowling bar and restaurant, a new place to eat in Ardmore and the first ever ‘Dine HOP.’

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No Surprises Here: Study Claims The Most Addictive Foods Are Just What You Thought

The researchers say this study is a step towards identifying specific foods that can trigger an addictive response.

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Health: Vaccination Mistakes

Flu shots and other vaccines save lives, but if a shot isn’t given the right way, it could leave you with debilitating shoulder and arm pain. Are you more likely to have a problem depending on where you get a shot?

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Health: Former Wrestlers Speak With Students At Local School About The Dangers Of Head Injuries

Concussions among student athletes have increased 60 percent in the last decade according to federal health officials.

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Local Art Exhibit Raises Awareness Of Eating Disorders

An art exhibit featuring work created by women with eating disorders took center stage Monday night in Delaware County. As KYW’s Justin Udo reports, the artists’ stories are just as compelling as their artwork.

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Health: New Study Says Peanut Allergies Can Be Prevented

Peanut allergies are rising and now affect more than two percent of U.S. children. Now, a groundbreaking new study says they can be prevented.

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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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