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Health: Training Your Brain

People take medication every day for anxiety, depression, and insomnia. Now, a new technique could someday help make all of that go away by simply using your mind.


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Arctic Blast Doesn’t Stop One Local Group From Helping The Elderly And Disabled

Many people who are elderly or disabled aren’t able to get out of their houses. They depend on the kindness of others. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on how one program is helping.


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Health: NJ Man Goes Through Similar Battle As Actor Michael Douglas

3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more, including a New Jersey patient who’s happy the movie star is raising awareness whether he wants to or not.


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Health: Local Girl’s Life Saved Thanks To Another Family’s Gift Of Life

Two-and-a-half year old Josie Crawn on her mom’s lap is too young to know the lady she’s sitting next to saved her life.



Health: Tattoo Regret

Tattoo regret; it’s estimated about 100,000 people a year try to get a tattoo removed. But it’s not easy, and can be dangerous, causing permanent skin damage.


Health: The Shred Diet Challenge Results Are In For SEPTA Workers

By Stephanie Stahl PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The SHRED diet challenge results are in for SEPTA. The group dropped a combined 7,000 pounds in six weeks. Agnes Daniels, a SEPTA project coordinator, is now happy to […]



Health: Do You Suffer From Cyberchondria?

Getting medical information online is a growing trend that could be dangerous. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl says the condition has its own name.



Health: Folic Acid May Reduce Risk Of Autism

Reducing the risk of autism with a popular vitamin. New research out is generating a lot of excitement. Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl explains the discovery.



Health: Bald Power

When it comes to looks, there’s something men can do to make themselves seem more powerful, even more masculine, especially as they get older. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl shows you what it is.


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Health: Warnings About Halloween Decorative Contact Lenses

A renewed Halloween warning, the holiday is just two weeks away. Doctors say an edgy costume trend can be dangerous. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl shows you what to watch out for.


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STUDY: Americans Lie 11 Times A Week

How many times a week do you tell a lie? Research says Americans lie on average 11 times a week.



Health: Breast Implant Complications

Breast cancer reconstruction often leaves women with disfiguring complications. Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl explains why a growing number are turning to doctors in Philadelphia to fix the problem. We want to warn you, some of the video in this story is graphic.


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Health: Social Media Has Some Turning to Cosmetic Procedures To Look Their Best

Looking fab on Facebook. Some doctors say the website, other social media and webcams have a growing number of people turning to cosmetic procedures to look their best in online photographs. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more.


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New Jersey Family Turns To 3 On Your Side To Help Get Son Wheelchair

A New Jersey family desperate to get their disabled son a wheelchair turned to 3 On Your Side for help after they were turned down by their insurance company. Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on their ordeal.



Health: Gadgets & Lack Of Sleep

About two thirds of Americans say they’re not getting enough sleep. The reason why may be right in front of them, literally.