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HPV Vaccine Effective In Some Ways After Only 2 Doses

It is too early to change recommendations but a Swedish study has found that it might take only 2 doses of the HPV vaccine – not 3 – to offer protection against genital warts.

02/21/2014

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Health: Promising T Cell Therapy For Hard To Treat Cancer

Experimental therapy for hard to treat cancer is showing more promise. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has the latest.

02/19/2014

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New Study Finds Loneliness Can Be Hazardous To Your Health

A new research study from the University of Chicago shows that loneliness poses a significant health risk for older adults.

02/17/2014

Former Philadelphia Phillie Curt Schilling is congratulated by the Phillie Phanatic after his induction into the Phillies "Wall of Fame" before a game against the Atlanta Braves at Citizens Bank Park on August 2, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Braves won 6-4. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Former Phillies Pitcher Curt Schilling Announces He Has Cancer

According to reports, former Phillies pitcher Curt Schilling has been diagnosed with cancer.

02/05/2014

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Music Therapy Helps Children And Young Adults Coping With Cancer

Cancer can be devastating but many of the lifesaving treatments can seem as difficult to tolerate as the cancer. Music therapy might help.

02/04/2014

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Philadelphia Salon Hosting Fundraiser For Indonesian Child With Rare Cancer

On Sunday, February 9th, Laurentius Salon will be donating the entire day’s proceeds to Pieter’s family so that they can continue his treatment here in Philadelphia.

01/29/2014

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Still Too Many Smokers

Smoking has declined in the past 5 decades as has cancer and heart disease but there are still almost 50 million smokers likely to suffer the unnecessary consequences.

01/15/2014

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Monitoring Radiation Exposure And Risk

Many people talk about the use of unnecessary tests and problems with radiation exposure. But where did this information come from?

01/10/2014

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Brotherly Love: Selling Poinsettias For a Friend

Friends of a South Jersey woman with cancer have teamed up to raise funds for her treatment.

12/10/2013

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Clinical Trial On Breast Cancer Treatment At Jefferson Hospital Shows Promising Results

The study is looking at the role of diet and how it affects women with early stage breast cancer as they undergo radiation treatment.

11/26/2013

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Dogs And Cats Can Detect Illness

Both dogs and cats have an amazing way of detecting illnesses in people and in other animals.

11/19/2013

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Health: Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates Are Too Low, According To New CDC Report

Millions of Americans could be putting themselves at risk for colorectal cancer because they’re not taking a crucial step.

11/05/2013

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Health: Promising Treatments For Advanced Thyroid Cancer

Health reporter Stephanie Stahl reports on promising new research for treating advanced thyroid cancer.

11/04/2013

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Second Annual ‘Run For The Stripes’ 5k Takes Place At Philadelphia Zoo

Families can have fun and raise money to battle certain cancers at the Philadelphia Zoo next Saturday.

11/02/2013

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Health: FDA Approves New Leukemia Drug

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a new drug from Roche to help treat patients with a type of cancer of the blood and bone marrow.

11/01/2013

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