Health

Health: Local Woman Says Her Life Fell Apart After Knee Replacement Surgery

Getting a joint implant that you’re allergic to, it could happen to you or someone you know.

01/30/2015

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Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine Announces Plan To Become Tobacco-free

“The move underscores the College’s commitment to providing an environment that promotes and supports a healthy lifestyle,” PCOM says, adding that the campus in Suwanee, Ga. will also be tobacco-less.

01/30/2015

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Health: The Life-Threatening Condition That Can Develop Out Of Almost Any Infection

More than a million Americans each year are diagnosed with a life-threatening condition known as sepsis, which can develop out of almost any kind of infection, including the flu.

01/29/2015

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Health: Wrestling With Danger?

You’ve probably heard about the NFL concussion controversy. Now, pro wrestling is dealing with this issue, too. Two wrestlers from Pennsylvania say what happened in the ring gave them brain damage and they’re blaming the WWE.

01/28/2015

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Health: Help For Patients Recovering From Stroke

It’s new help for hundreds of thousands of patients trying to recover and regain movement after a stroke. There’s new FDA technology that helps stroke patients get their lives back faster.

01/14/2015

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Measles Outbreak: To Vaccinate Or Not Vaccinate

With the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.

01/14/2015

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Research Says Taking Aspirin To Treat And Prevent Heart Disease Could Be Doing More Harm Than Good

Millions of Americans take aspirin to treat and prevent heart disease, but new research today from the American College of Cardiology says that could be doing more harm than good.

01/12/2015

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Study: Eating More Whole Grains Could Save Your Life

Looking to start 2015 off by eating healthy? You might want to pick up some whole grains, such as oatmeal.

01/12/2015

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South Jersey Mother Among Latest Flu Deaths In What’s Being Called A Severe Flu Season

Forty-year-old Nicole Born, a Voorhees mother of two, died of complications from the flu.

01/09/2015

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Health: Sporadic Shortages Of Flu Drug Reported

With the flu continuing to spread, doctors around the Philadelphia region say there have been sporadic shortages of the flu drug Tamiflu.

01/08/2015

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Health: New Help For Millions Of People Who Suffer With Chronic Sinus Infections

New help for millions of people who suffer with chronic sinus infections. Imagine feeling like you constantly have a cold or trouble breathing. People with sinusitis usually depend on medications. There’s surgery for severe cases and now a new way to make that more successful.

01/06/2015

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Health: Flu Numbers Continue To Grow In Our Area

Flu numbers continue to grow in our area. Emergency departments are flooded with patients. And the flu epidemic being especially dangerous for babies.

01/06/2015

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Health: Flu Season Takes Turn For The Worse

The already brutal flu season has taken a turn for the worse in recent days, according to a new update issued Monday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

01/05/2015

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Health Officials Warn Of Possible Measles Exposure In Delaware And Philadelphia Counties

The Pennsylvania Department of Health is advising the public about a potential exposure to a case of measles in Delaware and Philadelphia counties.

12/31/2014

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Health: Survey Shows There Is Confusion And Misinformation About Diet Supplements

Last year, Americans spent billions on weight loss supplements, but a new survey shows there’s a lot of confusion and misinformation about diet supplements.

12/30/2014

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