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Health: Hidden Swimming Danger

Cooling off in the summer heat has many headed to the shore or a pool, but doctors say there’s a hidden danger that can be life threatening. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl explains what can happen.

07/31/2014

Health: Security Concerns In Wake Of Mercy Wellness Center Shooting

The medical center shooting in Darby has raised new concerns about security at health care facilities.

07/25/2014

3 On Your Side: Beware Of Identity Theft This Summer

Between travel, vacations and sending the kids off to camp, summer can be a hot time for identity theft. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan looks at some risky situations to avoid.

07/18/2014

3 On Your Side: Who Pays For Tree-Related Damage From Storms?

If you’ve experienced tree related damage, 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has information on filing an insurance claim for repairs.

07/09/2014

3 On Your Side: Smartphones As Important As Deodorant To Most People

Are you a compulsive phone checker? 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds you’re not alone.

07/01/2014

3 On Your Side: Earn Rebates While Shopping Online

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us about websites that pay you to shop.

06/25/2014

Health: Breakfast Cereal Warning For Parents

3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on a new report that shows many cereals actually may be providing too much of a good thing.

06/24/2014

3 On Your Side: A Fix For Cracked Smartphone Screens

3 On Your Side’s Jim Donovan takes a look at some options for fixing those broken screens.

06/23/2014

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3 On Your Side: Health Insurance Options For 2014 Grads

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan sorts through some of the basics.

06/11/2014

Health: Local Hospital Testing Ibuprofen To Help Emphysema Patients

3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on how one local hospital is testing to see if the medication can save lives.

06/10/2014

Health: Mysterious Brain Illness Causes Terrifying Outbursts

One desperate family grabbed a video camera to document what was happening.

06/10/2014

3 On Your Side: 2014 Grads Have Great Job Expectations

3 On Your Side’s Jim Donovan takes a look at the jobs landscape and what’s happening before and after a hire.

06/09/2014

Health: Promising Leukemia Research Thanks To Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

Stephanie Stahl has more on one doctor’s work, funded by Alex’s.

06/05/2014

3 On Your Side: Summer Driving Advice

3 On Your Side Consumer reporter Jim Donovan has some advice for safe summer driving.

06/03/2014

Health: Local Mammogram Offers Spa-like Experience

Annual mammograms can help find the cancer early, but the screening can be uncomfortable for many women. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on how one south Jersey health system is trying to change that.

05/09/2014

Health: Bucks County Woman Gets Health Insurance Due To Affordable Care Act — Just Before Cancer Diagnosis

3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has the story of how it’s helping a Bucks county family.

05/08/2014

Health: New Surf-centric Workout

Spring has arrived, and it’s time for many to get in shape for the summer. There’s a new kind of workout that feels like you’re in the ocean – but you’re not.

04/18/2014

3 On Your Side: Digital Spring Cleaning

3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan has some advice that can help protect privacy and keep devices running smoothly.

04/04/2014

3 On Your Side: Avoiding Common Tax Errors

That last-minute sprint to finish can sometimes lead to costly mistakes, so 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan takes a look at some of the most common errors.

04/01/2014

3 On Your Side: Less Than 2 Weeks Left To Sign Up For Health Insurance

Do you have health insurance? With less than two weeks to go until the end of open enrollment, 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us what you need to know.

03/19/2014

Health: Study Claims One Drink Can Turn Those Over 55 Into Dangerous Drivers

It seems innocent enough. Doctors say that, for most people, one drink won’t get them legally drunk. But new research has found that for people over 55, one drink can turn them into dangerous drivers.

03/07/2014

Health: Synthetic Chemicals Used In Food Packaging, Processing Could Be Harmful

The study’s authors warn that the packaging could be a problem because most of the substances can leach into the foods we eat.

02/19/2014

Health: Zapping Away Heart Failure

Using electricity to zap away heart failure is something that’s being tested here in Philadelphia. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more about the experimental technology.

02/18/2014

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Health: Is Your Doctor Googling You?

As Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl explains, it’s a “procedure” that’s causing some controversy.

02/18/2014

3 On Your Side: $99 Wedding Dress Sale This Saturday

No matter what shape the economy is in, the cost of getting married doesn’t come cheap. But 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has found a way to save.

02/07/2014

Health: Carbon Monoxide Cases Rise In Our Area In Wake Of Storm

An undetected threat is growing in our area. With widespread power outages, the number of carbon monoxide cases is growing.

02/06/2014

3 On Your Side: Hotel Company Is Latest Data Breach Target

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has the details on who may be affected and offers tips to stay secure.

02/04/2014

3 On Your Side: Saving Money At The Movies

It’s a perfect time to catch all of the big pictures of the year before the Academy Awards are given out. But all that movie-going can empty a wallet fast, so 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has some advice to trim costs.

01/24/2014

Health: Flu Continues To Spread In Philadelphia Region; More Deaths Reported

3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on the latest flu trends.

01/16/2014

3 On Your Side: New Mortgage Rules

How will these new rules impact you down the road? 3 O Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan takes a look.

01/13/2014

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