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New App Helps Monitor Daily Mental Health

It's called "whatsmym3" and it's a test that can be taken daily to indicate signs of depression and other mental issues that could...

Health Reform

Pennsylvania & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Philadelphia Receives Federal Grant To Help Bring Infant Mortality Rate Number Down

In an effort to decrease the number of infant deaths in Philadelphia, a $13.5 million grant has been awarded to two local agencies.

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CDC: Severe Respiratory Illness Now In 22 States

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials said Friday that 160 lab-confirmed cases were reported in the 22 states. On Tuesday, the CDC’s count was 130 cases in 12 states.

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Montco Walk To Raise Money In Fight Against Common Form Of Blood Cancer

Hundreds are expected this weekend in Montgomery County in the fight against Lymphoma.

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Health: Government Urges People To Protect Against The Flu As Vaccine Clinics Start Across The Delaware Valley

About 150 million doses of flu vaccine are expected to be available this season. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more.

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Health: New CDC Flu Vaccine Recommendation For Young Children

3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl is here with the advisory.

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Seasonal Flu Resource Guide

CBSPhilly.com has compiled a resourceful list of links concerning the seasonal flu.

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Phila. ‘Mental Health Court’ Marks Five Years of Helping Mentally Ill Defendants

“Most of these individuals are committing nonviolent crimes, but crimes that are usually the result of their mental health issues,” explains Judge Sheila Woods-Skipper.

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What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later?

With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?

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Health: Local Doctors Discover New Way To Light Up Hard To Find Cancer

3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on what’s being called a game changer.

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First Confirmed Case of Enterovirus D68 in New Jersey

The CDC says that brings the number of states with cases of the virus up to 13.

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Enterovirus Case Confirmed In New Jersey

Health officials have confirmed New Jersey’s first case of a respiratory illness that is caused by an uncommon virus.

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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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