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Health: Quick Treatment Growing In Popularity For Pain Relief

A new way to zap away pain has become a popular alternative to medications and injections. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl shows you how it works.

08/22/2014

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Health: Video Games To Fight Depression

The recent suicide of Robin Williams has many people talking about depression. Now in addition to therapy and medication targeted video games are being used to help with mental health problems.

08/19/2014

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Health: Chikungunya Virus Cases Rise In Our Area; As Health Officials Are Testing A New Vaccine To Prevent The Illness

3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has the latest and more on a promising vaccine.

08/15/2014

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What Robin Williams’ Death Tells Us About Parkinson’s Disease

Williams passing has shed light on his overall health; both mental and physical.

08/14/2014

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Health: Having Better Dreams

3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl shows us, what you’re doing right now could determine what you dream about tonight.

08/14/2014

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Health: Local ALS Researchers Take Ice Bucket Challenge

The Ice Bucket Challenge is going viral across social media and it’s led to a surge in donations for Lou Gehrig’s Disease research and awareness

08/12/2014

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Health: A Closer Look At Depression

Robin Williams had a long history of depression and substance abuse, which can lead to suicide. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on his age possibly being a factor too.

08/12/2014

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Health: Radioactive Treatment Helps Children Battling Cancer

3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on it , and how a local hospital is trying to make it work even better.

08/08/2014

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An Epidemic: Top 10 Outbreaks In U.S. History

Throughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.

08/07/2014

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Health: Local Emergency Rooms Prepare For Any Suspected Cases Of Ebola

3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has a firsthand look inside one local hospital’s emergency room.

08/05/2014

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Aramark and CHOP Team Up To Battle Childhood Obesity

The project called Home Plate is a three year research project to teach low income parents the best way to cook healthy meals to keep their kids fit.

08/03/2014

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Health: New Breastfeeding Initiative Changes Some Philadelphia Hospitals’ Policy

A group of Philadelphia hospitals, that deliver babies, say they’ll no longer give free formula to mothers when they leave area hospitals. 3 On Your Side Stephanie Stahl has the details.

08/01/2014

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The Ebola Outbreak: What Every American Needs To Know

The recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in Africa has begun attracting attention in the U.S. for good reason.

07/31/2014

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Health: Hidden Swimming Danger

Cooling off in the summer heat has many headed to the shore or a pool, but doctors say there’s a hidden danger that can be life threatening. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl explains what can happen.

07/31/2014

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American Well App

The American Well app lets you see a doctor on your phone or tablet – and even get short term prescriptions and consultations.

07/31/2014

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