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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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Health: Snowy Conditions May Increase Risk For Heart Attacks

Our newest blast of snow and then arctic cold are expected to increase heart attacks. Being outside can be dangerous.

01/21/2014

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Health: Feel Sleep Deprived?

Many Americans struggle with feeling tired, needing a nap. One researcher says something that may happen during a nap could be a clue to whether you’re actually sleep deprived. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl explains.

01/09/2014

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Bed Bugs Infest Philadelphia, According To Penn Medicine Report; Find Out What Section Fares Worse

Philadelphia is infested with bed bugs according to a new report. 3 On Your Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on what section of the city is hardest hit.

01/09/2014

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Health: Asthma Misdiagnosis Is Common

One in 12 people have been diagnosed with a breathing disorder and the numbers are growing every year. But experts say many people are being misdiagnosed, and in some cases, the drugs they’re prescribed are doing more harm than good. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl explains.

12/17/2013

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Health: New Research On Vitamin Supplements

Millions of people spend billions of dollars on vitamins, but new research released late today says they’re a waste of money. The new research found specifically that multivitamins didn’t protect the brain or prevent heart attacks.

12/16/2013

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Health: Yoga With Your Dog

3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on what some are calling doga.

12/13/2013

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Health: Mystery Pain

3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl explores this mystery pain.

12/09/2013

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