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Health: Growing Number Of People Getting Surprise ER Bills

Having health insurance might not be enough to protect you from outrageous medical bills, even when you think you’ve made sure you’re “covered”. A growing number of people are getting surprise ER bills.

11/12/2014

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Health: A Local War Veteran’s New Lease On Life

New hope for Vietnam veterans who have higher rates of Hepatitis C, and millions of others who suffer from the illness.

11/11/2014

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Health: What Is That? Food Ingredients Explained

Spelt, Maca, Kamut. Some of the crazy sounding ingredients you’ll see all over the grocery store. Kamut is an Egyptian grain in the wheat family that’s like a nutty rice with an extra protein.

10/31/2014

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Health: Thousands Expected At PurpleStride Philadelphia Supporting The Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer

The fight against pancreatic cancer comes to Philadelphia this weekend, with thousands of people joining the battle at Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park. November is Pancreatic cancer awareness month.

10/31/2014

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Health: Halloween & Allergy Awareness

Halloween can be difficult for children with allergies. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on a new way you can help them.

10/30/2014

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Health: Robots From Montgomery County Company Are Helping To Disinfect Texas Hospital With Ebola Patients

3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl is here with an exclusive report on this technology.

10/15/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Health: Pa. Nurses Union Concerned Regional Hospitals Aren’t Ready For Ebola

The nurses union wants a single Ebola treatment center designated in the region and better training for medical personnel.

10/13/2014

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Health: Food Fraud

Researchers say 10 percent of all food is either mislabeled or misrepresented. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl shows us the most common items that may not be what they seem.

10/06/2014

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Health: Brush Away Allergy Symptoms?

Imagine being able to brush away your allergy symptoms? 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl is here with more on a unique way to bring relief.

10/01/2014

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Health: Better Body For 24 Hours

The 24 hour new you by temporarily changing body parts. There are some new beauty procedures that can enhance your look, drop a dress size, even increase your bust. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl shows you the results.

09/29/2014

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Health: Local Doctors Discover New Way To Light Up Hard To Find Cancer

3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on what’s being called a game changer.

09/17/2014

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Health: Hope For Hannah

Pennsylvania lawmakers are expected to vote soon on a bill called Hannah’s Law, named after a little girl in Bucks County. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on how it could change a routine test.

09/15/2014

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Health: Local Researchers Find New Connection Between Depression & Parkinson’s Disease

People newly diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease often struggle with not just depression, but anxiety and fatigue as well according to a new study conducted here in Philadelphia.

08/15/2014

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Health: A Closer Look At Depression

Robin Williams had a long history of depression and substance abuse, which can lead to suicide. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on his age possibly being a factor too.

08/12/2014

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A Local Family’s Fight For Medical Marijuana

3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has one family’s story.

08/06/2014

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