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Abington Hospital, Holy Redeemer Call Off Merger Plans

The proposed merger became a lightning rod for criticism after Abington Hospital said it would no longer provide abortion services.

07/18/2012

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Abington Ob-Gyn Docs Say They Feel Unsafe With Holy Redeemer Merger Plan

Dr. Vivian Greenberg calls a plan to provide abortions off-site “unacceptable,” and says it’s not a safe option — especially for doctors.

07/18/2012

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Local Expert Discusses Rash Of Hospital Mergers In Philadelphia Area

Rutgers-Camden Law Professor Rand Rosenblatt thinks fewer and bigger health systems is the way of our medical future.

07/12/2012

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Child Reportedly Falls Out Of Moving Vehicle In Montgomery County

A child was rushed to an area hospital after reportedly falling out of a moving vehicle in Montgomery County Monday evening.

07/09/2012

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Montco Residents Fight Abington Hospital Takeover, Citing Sectarianism

The community is hoping to turn up the heat on Abington Hospital, following word that the secular medical facility plans to stop performing abortions after it merges with Holy Redeemer Health System.

07/09/2012

Stigall Show Log 7.9.12

Chris is covering Major League Baseball’s All Star Game festivities in Kansas City. He talks to Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel about the state of the team and yesterday’s decision not to play Shane Victorino. He also talks to Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe on the Monday Morning Matchup about last week’s job report, the state of the campaign for both President Obama and Mitt Romney, and the political fallout from New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s altercation with a heckler on the boardwalk in Seaside Heights.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/09/2012

(L-R: Ronald Quay, a blood recipient; Brigid O'Neill LaGier, CEO of American Red Cross Penn-Jersey Blood Services Region; Meg McGoldrick, chief operating officer of Abington Hospital; and Dr. James Yushack, director of Abington's trauma program.  Credit: John McDevitt)

Amid Shortfall, Area Blood Bank Pleads For Blood Donors

There is a critical need for blood donations in our region, according to Red Cross officials who spoke today in Abington.

06/20/2012

PSA

Health Watch: Government Panel Recommends Against Routine Prostate Screening

Anger and confusion following a new government recommendation that healthy men should not be routinely screened for prostate cancer. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on the heated reaction.

10/07/2011

Health

Doctor: Number Of Community-Based MRSA Cases On The Rise

MRSA used to be just a problem for older hospitalized patients, but not anymore.

09/06/2011

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Bankruptcy Rates Rise With Cost Of Medical Care And Insurance

Health care costs continue to climb while many paychecks remain the same or get smaller.

08/30/2011

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4 Students Hospitalized After Being Struck By Branch On Penn State’s Abington Campus

Four students were taken to an area hospital on their first day back to school after they were struck by a branch on Penn State’s Abington campus Monday evening.

08/22/2011

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2 Teens Struck By Car In Abington

Two teens were hospitalized after being struck by a car in Montgomery County early Monday morning.

08/22/2011

Brendan and Stacey Carey, parents of sextuplets born at Abington Memorial Hospital on June 1, 2011.

Proud Mom, Doctors Discuss Birth Of Sextuplets At Abington Hospital

The parents of the region’s newest set of sextuplets addressed the media Monday, along with the doctors and staff of the Montgomery County hospital where the babies were delivered.

06/06/2011

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Woman Delivers Sextuplets At Abington Hospital

The Philadelphia region has a new set of sextuplets. The parents, who wish to remain anonymous, gave birth to three boys and three girls at a Montgomery County hospital.

06/01/2011

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Local Hospitals Seeing Shortages Of Key Drugs

Hospitals across the country are experiencing shortages on some key drugs and local hospitals are dealing with the same issue.

05/24/2011

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