Health

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‘Healthy Pa.’ Enrollment Begins Today

Uninsured Pennsylvanians whose annual income is less than 138 percent of the federal poverty limit can apply for health coverage through the state’s new “Healthy PA” program.

12/01/2014

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Deadline App

If you’re curious when your last day might be, there’s the Deadline app.

12/01/2014

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Health: More People Expected To Get CT Scans For Lung Cancer

A surge is expected now that they’ll be covered by Medicare and Medicaid.

11/27/2014

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Health: FDA Issues New Rules Mandating Calories Be Posted On Menus At Big Chain Restaurants And Stores

The FDA issued new rules which will soon show you exactly how many calories you’re eating when you dine out.

11/25/2014

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Health: Study Says Drinking A Lot Does Not Make You An Alcoholic

Are people who drink a lot alcoholics? Federal health officials say no.

11/20/2014

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Study: Bad Marriage, Broken Heart

Older couples in bad marriages have a higher risk for heart disease than those in good marriages, according to a first-of-its-kind study funded by the National Institute of Aging.

11/19/2014

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Study: Chemical Commonly Found In Household Items May Have Potentially Dangerous Health Consequences

According to a new report, a chemical commonly found in household items such as soap, shampoo and even toothpaste may have potentially dangerous consequences to your health.

11/19/2014

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The ‘Scough’ Can Help Protect You From The Flu

It’s a fashionable way to help prevent the flu.

11/19/2014

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Health: Study Says An Intimate Kiss Is Actually Loaded With Bacteria

A kiss is just a kiss – unless you’re worried about germs. A new study was released Monday that says an intimate kiss is actually loaded with bacteria.

11/17/2014

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Health: New Research Says The Best Place To Have A Heart Attack Is Not In A Hospital

The new study published in JAMA found that people who were already hospitalized were more likely to die from a heart attack than people who had a heart attack outside the hospital.

11/17/2014

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Cold Weather Survival Guide

Here’s a guide to staying safe – and warm – during extremely cold and wintry weather.

11/17/2014

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Health: Stress And Hair Loss In Women

Stress may really be going to your head. Younger women are suffering from hair loss because of stress.

11/11/2014

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Health: New Warning About Laundry Detergent Pods And Kids

They’re colorful little packets of laundry detergent: convenient, easy-to-use, but also enticing for children.

11/10/2014

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Health: Growing Number Of Nurses Being Abused Inside Hospitals

Following up on a CBS3 investigation started in May, a growing number of nurses are being abused inside hospitals locally and around the country.

11/07/2014

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Health: Tracking Flu Outbreaks On Your Own

As 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl explains, “Flu Near You” is a free website and mobile app that uses the power of crowdsourcing to track and monitor flu symptoms around the county.

11/04/2014

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