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Health: Blood Drive To Be Held In Honor Of 2 Teens Who’s Lives Were Cut Short By Drunk Driver

Turning tragedy and loss into hopeful giving. That's what's behind an upcoming blood drive in honor of two teenagers whose lives...

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Pennsylvania & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Local Legal Experts See Politics At Work In U.S. Supreme Court Arguments On Affordable Care Act Case

The court arguments lasted just over an hour, but the decision could have long-range consequences.

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Montco Daycare, Shut Down For Violations, Absolved in Death of Infant Last January

Now, the official cause of death is listed as sudden infant death syndrome, commonly known as SIDS.

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Supreme Court Hears Affordable Care Act Tax Subsidies Suit Wednesday

The plaintiffs say that means residents of states like New Jersey and Pennsylvania — which did not establish their own exchanges — are not entitled to credits.

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Cancer Groups Celebrate Pa. Program That Helps Taxpayers Donate To Research Programs

Today, a ceremony was held at Drexel University’s College of Medicine, where two breast cancer research programs are benefitting this year from the refund checkoff program.

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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 for outpatients with Spinal Cord Injury.

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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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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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