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Health: Purple Day To Raise Epilepsy Awareness

There is new hope for a recently discovered form of epilepsy that strikes only girls. It’s often misdiagnosed and difficult to treat. Thursday March 26th is designated as Purple Day to raise awareness about epilepsy.

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Hunterdon Ranked As New Jersey’s Healthiest County

Hunterdon County is considered New Jersey’s healthiest county and Cumberland County the least healthy in a survey released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

03/25/2015

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Health: Vitamin D Could Slow Or Reverse Progression Of Low-grade Prostate Tumors

Researchers say taking vitamin D supplements could have benefits for men with prostate cancer.

03/23/2015

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Clinical Trial Testing New Drug That Could Slow The Progression Of Alzheimer’s

As many as five million Americans age 65 and older suffer with Alzheimer’s disease. Now researchers are testing a drug that could be the first new treatment for the debilitating brain disease in years.

03/18/2015

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How Whooping Cough Spreads, And What To Do If You Have To Deal With It

Also known as Whooping Cough, Pertussis is a highly contagious respiratory condition.

03/17/2015

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New Warning For Older Adults About Diet Soda

Research on nearly 800 adults 65 and older links drinking diet soda to a rise in abdominal obesity.

03/17/2015

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Study: Even A Half Hour Of Exercise, 4 Times A Week Improves Heart Health

Those with better cardio-respiratory performance had a 50% reduction in risk of dying over those who had poor cardiac performance.

03/17/2015

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Health: Children’s Hospital Of Philadelphia Releases “Shake It Off” Music Video

A new music video from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is a YouTube sensation. It’s a rendition of Taylor Swift’s song “Shake It Off”, like you’ve never seen before. CBS 3 had the first behind the scene interviews with the stars of the new video.

03/16/2015

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Health: Traumatic Brain Injury Survivor Working To Help Others

Traumatic Brain Injuries, we hear about them all the time with athletes and concussions. They can cause devastating lifelong problems. One Chester County woman, who’s had a remarkable recovery, is now working to help others.

03/13/2015

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Health: Powdered Alcohol Approved For Sale By Federal Government, But Some Critics Want It Banned

Powdered alcohol, palcohol, has been approved for sale by the federal government. It’s touted as being convenient, but there are plenty of critics. One Senator wants it banned nationally.

03/12/2015

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Apple Watch & ResearchKit Raise Privacy Concerns

Apple’s announcement brought the potential for a healthier future with innovative technology that’s guaranteed to take the world by storm for its practicality and it’s privacy risks.

03/10/2015

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Health: What Happens When Drugs Expire?

People depend on drugs every day, but what happens when they expire? You may not have to throw them away, which could save you some money.

03/06/2015

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Health: Blood Drive To Be Held In Honor Of 2 Teens Who’s Lives Were Cut Short By Drunk Driver

Turning tragedy and loss into hopeful giving. That’s what’s behind an upcoming blood drive in honor of two teenagers whose lives were cut short.

03/04/2015

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Health: Expert Explains Why People Are Seeing ‘The Dress’ In Different Colors

What color is the dress? It’s the great debate that’s exploded on the Internet, trending number one with some seeing blue and black.

02/27/2015

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Health: Philadelphia Students Compete To Create Winning Recipe For The Best Healthy Breakfast

Randolph’s winning burrito will now be among the breakfast options that will be served in all full service Philadelphia public schools.

02/26/2015

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