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Abington Memorial Hospital

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Local Expert Warns Of Dangers Of Drowning In Summer

Chairman Department of Pediatrics at Abington Memorial Hospital Dr. Steven Shapiro says the statistics are staggering.

06/28/2014

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Local Physicians Advocating Some Pregnant Women To Receive Whooping Cough Vaccine

Physicians at Abington Memorial Hospital are advocating pregnant women between 27 and 33 weeks gestation receive a whooping cough vaccine.

05/31/2014

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Doctors Notice Rise In Indoor Trampoline Related Injuries

Acting Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine for Abington Memorial Hospital Dr. Stephen Fisher says as with anything else you need to approach this activity with an abundance of caution.

05/17/2014

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Health Watch Exclusive: Identical Triplets Born In Montgomery County

The odds are one in a million for having identical triplets, but it’s happened in Montgomery County. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has the exclusive first look at the babies.

02/24/2014

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Many Area Hospitals on Backup Generators As Storm Cuts Power Lines

How are Delaware Valley hospitals faring after the Wednesday morning ice storm?

02/05/2014

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Dangerous Cold Keeps Hospitals Busy In The Delaware Valley

This dangerous cold is presenting many health challenges for those spending time outside.

01/07/2014

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$2.5 Million Bail For Strip Club Shooting Suspect

Montgomery County prosecutors said Monday that charges against 55-year-old Joseph Oesterle Thiers of Warrington, Bucks County, include attempted murder, aggravated assault, weapons charges and other counts.

10/21/2013

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2 Seriously Injured In Car Accident On Pa. Turnpike in Bucks County

At least two people suffered serious injuries Sunday night after a car flipped over on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Southampton, Bucks County.

10/20/2013

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Area Pediatrician Says Measles Vaccination Is Right For Kids

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released a study which indicates that 2013 is one of the worst years in the last two decades for measles.

09/16/2013

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Lifeguard at Bucks County Summer Camp Saves Girl From Drowning

Warrington Township police lieutenant Daniel Friel says the girl jumped into a pool shortly after 11 o’clock, immediately sank to the bottom, came back up and sank again.

06/17/2013

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Man Found Shot To Death In Cheltenham Apartment

Police in Montgomery County say one man is dead and another person is in custody following a shooting in an apartment building.

04/20/2013

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3 Injured In Notheast Philadelphia Crash

Three people were injured Monday night in a two-vehicle crash in Northeast Philadelphia.

11/19/2012

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Area Physician Issues Warning About High-Caffeine Energy Drinks

Energy drinks are not for children, according to Dr. John Russell, director of the family medicine residency program at Abington Memorial Hospital.

10/23/2012

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Fire Crews Battle 4-Alarm Fire In Montgomery County

Crews battled a three-alarm fire in Montgomery County Friday night.

10/05/2012

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One Injured After Accident In Bucks County

A motorcyclist was injured after colliding with a car in Bucks County Monday night.

10/01/2012

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