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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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Health: Guilt-Free Thanksgiving Feast

3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl reveals how you can enjoy a big dinner anytime.

11/22/2013

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Health: Why The Healthy Snack Isn’t Always The Healthiest Choice

3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has the cold hard facts on some of today’s hottest products.

11/15/2013

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Health: Heart-Check Foods: Heart Healthy Or Not?

Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl looks into the secret behind the symbol.

11/01/2013

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Health: New Definition For When It’s Best For Baby To Be Born

3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has the new meaning for term delivery.

10/22/2013

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Health: New Acid Reflux Treatment Available In Philadelphia

3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more.

10/10/2013

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