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Regina Moran  during White House tour. (credit: Regina Moran)

Philadelphia Woman, Who Says Health Care Reform Changed Her Life, Invited To White House

A Philadelphia woman’s letter to the President landed her an invitation to the White House last Tuesday and she told him that the Affordable Care Act had changed her life.

02/07/2015

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Brotherly Love: Helping A Coach With Cancer

A tight-knit community is coming together to help a Delaware County man fighting cancer. His neighbors say they’re giving back to a man who has given them and their children so much.

01/21/2015

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Scientists: Tumor-Causing Virus Widespread In Wild Turkeys

Wildlife biologists tracking a tumor-causing virus first diagnosed in eastern wild turkeys five years ago have found the virus is far more widespread — but less deadly — than expected.

01/21/2015

Marple Newtown students honor their classmate, Michael Shelly, as he continues his battle with cancer. (credit: CBS 3)

High School Students Pay Tribute To Inspirational Classmate Battling Cancer

Classmates honored Michael Shelly on Friday as he continues his battle with cancer.

01/09/2015

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Longtime ESPN Sportscaster Stuart Scott Dies At 49

Stuart Scott, the longtime “SportsCenter” anchor and ESPN personality known for his enthusiasm and ubiquity, died Sunday. He was 49.

01/04/2015

GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 07: A Kansas City Chiefs fan holds a sign showing support for safety Eric Berry of the Kansas City Chiefs before the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on December 7, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the Chiefs 17-14.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Chiefs Safety Eric Berry Diagnosed With Cancer

The Chiefs announced that Eric Berry has been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s disease.

12/08/2014

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Pop Up Fashion Boutique Helps Benefit Families Battling Cancer

Fashion and philanthropy came together at Philadelphia University today for the school’s annual pop up boutique to benefit families battling cancer.

12/03/2014

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Brotherly Love: Non-Profit Michael’s Way Vies For $100K Prize

A Philly non-profit is in the running for a big gift that could help hundreds of families dealing with a medical crisis.

11/19/2014

Chaka Fattah, Mayor Nutter, Sylvia Burwell and Annie Ha
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With ACA Enrollment Approaching, A Cabinet Member Visits Philly To Talk Up The New Process

The second round of enrollment in the Affordable Care Act opens in two weeks and the U.S. Heath and Human Services secretary was in Philadelphia today to promote the simplified sign-up.

10/30/2014

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Google Working On Cancer-Detecting Pill That Searches For Illnesses

Still in the experimental stage, the pill is packed with tiny magnetic particles, which can travel through a patient’s bloodstream, search for malignant cells and report their findings to a sensor on a wearable device.

10/29/2014

Chris McElwee of Fort Washington started the non-profit Michael's Way in 1996 for his brother Michael who died at the age of 25 after losing his battle with leukemia. (credit: Michaels Way)

Philadelphia Area Children’s Charity Among 4 Finalists For Major Award

KYW’s John McDevitt reports a Philadelphia-based charity is among the finalists and needs your help to win.

10/11/2014

PHILADELPHIA, PA - DECEMBER 22: Nick Foles #9 of the Philadelphia Eagles hands the ball off to LeSean McCoy #25 during the first quarter against the Chicago Bears at Lincoln Financial Field on December 22, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Eagles, Foles, And McCoy Fulfill Dreams Of Kids Suffering From Cancer

The Eagles, Nick Foles, and LeSean McCoy fulfilled the dreams of children with cancer this week.

10/10/2014

Stigall Show Log 10.9.14

Chris discussed yesterday’s death of the first Ebola patient in the United States, last night’s Gubernatorial debate between Governor Tom Corbett and his challenger Tom Wolf, and a Congressman’s claims that ISIS terrorists are coming over the southern border. He talked to Matt Paxton from the television show Hoarders, at 8:20.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–10/09/2014

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Obese Teens More Likely To Develop Colorectal Cancer

Researchers have found that obese teens are more than twice as likely to develop colorectal cancer, compared to normal weight adolescents.

10/09/2014

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Philadelphia Area Children’s Charity Nominated For Major Award

Three other charities are in the running for the award, but Chris says Michael’s Way stands out because 100% of the donations received go directly to cancer patients.

10/08/2014

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