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Health: Preventing Heat Related Health Problems

Today’s excessive heat can take a toll on your health. With Philadelphia under a heat advisory, the city’s health department is warning everyone to be smart in this weather, and certain people need to take more precautions.

06/18/2014

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Health: Bee Sting Therapy Can Help Common Health Problems

Pain relief without medication, but stings? 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on the unusual treatment and how it could be expanding.

06/13/2014

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Health: Free Health Screenings For Student Athletes On Saturday

The screenings take place Saturday, May 31st at the Liacouras Center on North Broad Street.

05/30/2014

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Health: New Way To Possibly Get Rid Of Reading Glasses, Without Surgery

What if we told you, you could get rid of your reading glasses… no surgery required! Well, there’s something new that promises to do just that. But does it really work? Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl takes a look.

05/20/2014

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Health: Delaware Patient Has First Case Of Drug-Resistant Bacterial Infection In Country

The Delaware State Health Department says a resident there has the first known case of NDM-producing carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a drug resistant bacterial infection first reported in Serbia.

05/05/2014

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Health: A New Way To Treat A Common Problem At The Dentist

No more dreading the dentist, now there’s a new quick and easy way to treat a common problem. It’s being called an important breakthrough.

03/04/2014

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Health: Allergic To Cold

Record cold is in the forecast. Frigid weather is difficult for all of us and can be dangerous, even deadly. But some people are actually allergic to cold weather.

03/03/2014

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Health: New Way To Help Solve Medical Mysteries

A new way to help solve medical mysteries without seeing a bunch of specialists or even leaving your house.

02/21/2014

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Health: The Choice Between Life & Death

A South Jersey man lost his limbs because of complications from a common infection, that he says should have never happened.

02/10/2014

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Rice Recalled After Skin Reactions In Children

The Food and Drug Administration is warning against eating Uncle Ben’s rice products served at schools, restaurants, hospitals and other food service institutions after children in three states had skin reactions and other symptoms that were linked to the rice.

02/10/2014

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Health: Allergy Patch Brings Hope to Peanut Allergy Sufferers

A new experimental way to treat people with peanut allergies, one of the most common food allergies that can cause deadly allergic reactions. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on the new peanut patch.

02/07/2014

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Health: Losing & Gaining Weight Depends On Weekdays, According To New Research

Losing and gaining weight is a weekly cycle for most people, according to new research that reveals a pattern for slim success. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl explains.

02/04/2014

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Health: Local Hospital Expands Pet Therapy Program

Loving licks for patients at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. It’s where four legged friends help sick kids take a break from their troubles.

01/30/2014

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Health: Beating The Winter Blues

With our continuing bitter blast, stress is mounting. People are aggravated and edgy. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has some help to beat the winter blues.

01/24/2014

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Health: 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.

01/22/2014

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