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Can I Pay For Contacts Or Glasses With My Health Insurance?

Some insurance plans may include coverage for contacts and glasses, though most don’t.

03/12/2014

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Cops: Drunk Man Attacked 3 ER Nurses At A Pennsylvania Hospital

State police have charged a man with attacking three emergency room nurses when he arrived drunk to visit his mother at a Pennsylvania hospital.

03/11/2014

How Do I Choose A Doctor?

Finding a new primary care physician takes time, patience and research. Start by considering your personal needs.

02/26/2014

How Do I Use My Health Insurance?

A main goal of Obamacare is to switch the nation’s healthcare system from one that focuses on treating illness to one that works to prevent illness and promote health and longevity.

02/26/2014

Where Can I Get Care?

Your insurance company and state government maintain directories of doctors. These can be great starting places for learning where to get care.

02/23/2014

(Dr. Mankin stands in a patient exam room at Temple's new ReadyCare facility in The Pavillion at Jenkintown. Credit: Mark Abrams)

Open House Held For Temple University Ready Care Facility

Temple University Health System staged an open house Thursday for its third Ready Care facility.

04/04/2013

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1st Fungal Meningitis Case Reported In New Jersey

New Jersey is reporting its first apparent case of fungal meningitis.

10/09/2012

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Warnings About Potential Dangers Of Lawn Mowers

This is supposed to be a beautiful weekend for yard work but, be aware, your lawn mower is a potentially hazardous machine.

05/11/2012

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Study: More Uninsured People Using Emergency Rooms For Basic Care

Hospitals in the Philadelphia area are reporting an increase in the number of people seeking medical care in emergency rooms, a sign that there are more uninsured people using E.R.’s for basic care.

02/20/2012

Health

Hammonton New Jersey Residents Welcome New Health Care Facility

The closure of Kessler Memorial Hospital two years ago is still fresh in the minds of many people. AtlantiCare took over the E.R., which will be moving to a new $20-million facility half a mile up on the White Horse Pike.

07/25/2011

Heat

Heat Wave Creates Busy Emergency Rooms

With the mercury soaring into the upper 90s on Tuesday, the fourth day in a row of 90-plus temperatures, emergency room doctors were getting some extra work.

07/12/2011

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