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Jewish Diseases

Health: Local Center Works On Getting The Word Out About Jewish Genetic Disease Screenings

Sundown tonight marks the beginning of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, is the holiest on the Jewish calendar. This year, synagogues around the Philadelphia area will be helping to raise awareness about inherited Jewish diseases.

10/07/2011

PSA

Health Watch: Government Panel Recommends Against Routine Prostate Screening

Anger and confusion following a new government recommendation that healthy men should not be routinely screened for prostate cancer. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on the heated reaction.

10/07/2011

Antibiotic Creams

Health Watch: Frequent Use Of Antibiotic Ointments Could Be Linked To MRSA

Antibiotic cream is something which many parents reach for all the time to treat cuts and scrapes, but research says it could cause a potentially dangerous drug resistant strain of the Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Staph Infection, also known as MRSA.

09/14/2011

Concussion

Health Watch: Delaware High School Concussion Law

Protecting high school athletes is the mission of Delaware’s new concussion law. It was signed today by Governor Jack Markell.

08/30/2011

Health Watch: College Coach Diagnosed With Early Onset Dementia

Legendary basketball coach Pat Summitt has revealed that she’s suffering with early onset dementia. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more.

08/24/2011

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Health Watch: Meatless Mondays

Meatless Monday’s is a campaign that’s catching on to improve overall health. You might want to change your Monday menus. Doctors and nutritionists say giving up meat once a week can make you healthier.

08/22/2011

Hair Loss

Health Watch: New Treatment For Thinning Hair

New help for women who struggle with thinning hair. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl shows you the results.

08/04/2011

HIV

Health Watch: National HIV Rates Stable, But Philadelphia Rates On The Rise

The number of Americans infected with HIV is holding steady according to a new government report released today. But that’s not the situation in Philadelphia.

08/03/2011

Using your Blackberry during a meeting is a business faux pas (credit: Getty Images)

Health Watch: Smartphone Addiction

A new concern about smartphones and their effects on your health. Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl is On Your Side with more.

08/02/2011

Sleepy Brownies

Health Watch: Sleepy Brownie

A warning for parents about special brownies sold in some stores and on the internet. Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl is On Your Side with more.

08/02/2011

Health Watch: Swimmer’s Ear Office Visit

We’re making an Office Visit. Answering questions about topics that you want to hear about. Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl is On Your Side with more on swimmer’s ear.

08/01/2011

Behind The Medicine

Health Watch: Local Emergency Room Reality Series

Ever wonder what life is like in one of the busiest emergency rooms in our area? Now it’s possible to see, without having an emergency.

07/21/2011

Migraine

Health Watch: Migraine Treatment

Nearly 30 million Americans suffer from migraine headaches. And for some, medication doesn’t help.

07/11/2011

Cellulite

Health Watch: Cellulite Remover

Summer is here, and that means bathing suits and shorts. Time to show some skin. And for many it’s time to tackle cellulite.

07/05/2011

Health

Health Watch: Local Football Team Saving Lives

The West Chester University football team is making history not on the field, but with a life saving medical donation. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl explains.

06/29/2011

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