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Five Healthy Foods For Your Brain

When it comes to maintaining and even enhancing brain health, choosing the right foods is critically important. These five foods will have your brain working in top gear.

07/11/2014

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Tips For Preventing Child Deaths In Hot Cars

Heatstroke can happen when the temperature is as low as 57 degrees, so here are some tips from safety advocates on avoiding accidental deaths in hot cars.

07/09/2014

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Health: A Growing Health Problem In Our Area Leaves Man Trapped In His Own Body

A life gone haywire because of what the family says was a missed medical diagnosis. The Delaware County family wants to warn others as they fight to save their son. Doctors say it could happen to anyone. Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on a grown man who has to be cared for like a baby.

07/07/2014

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Health: Trapped In A Body That Doesn’t Work

For the 34-year-old, just standing is an ordeal. He has to be cared for like a baby, but his mind is fine.

07/07/2014

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Health: As 75th Anniversary Of Lou Gehrig’s Famous Speech Approaches, Local Woman & MLB Raise Awareness

Doctors are getting better at recognizing the neurodegenerative disease, but there’s still little hope for patients. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on one local woman’s battle to change that.

07/03/2014

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U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception Mandate

A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.

07/02/2014

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Health: The Secret To Living Well Into Your Nineties And Beyond

Scientists predict living to 100 and beyond will soon be the norm. But now, for this group, living each day better is what keeps them going. Living longer is just the bonus.

07/01/2014

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New CDC Report Shows Dangers Of Excessive Drinking

Excessive drinking causes one in ten deaths among people between the ages of 20 and 64, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

06/26/2014

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Health: Childhood Obesity Report Calls For More Aggressive Efforts To Fight The Problem

3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on a new report calling for a more aggressive effort to fight the problem.

06/25/2014

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Health: 3D Mammography Better Than Traditional Mammography To Find Cancer

Doctors are calling it a significant breakthrough in the battle against breast cancer.

06/24/2014

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Health: Breakfast Cereal Warning For Parents

3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on a new report that shows many cereals actually may be providing too much of a good thing.

06/24/2014

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FDA Considering New Weapon In Fight Against Obesity

The FDA has been asked to approve an implantable device to combat obesity.

06/21/2014

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Health: Doctors Warn Summer Solstice Could Cause Issues For Those Who Suffer With Sleep Problems

The summer solstice, on Saturday June 21st, is the longest day of the year, extra time to enjoy the summer sun. But doctors are warning that it could cause trouble for the millions of people who suffer with sleep problems.

06/20/2014

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Some Other Countries Happier, Healthier

When it comes to overall health, we could learn a thing or two from other countries. Many of these nations trump the US in life expectancy.

06/19/2014

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Report: Food Truck Fare Just As Safe – If Not Safer – Than Restaurant Meals

While Philadelphia wasn’t included in the study, the report found that food carts fared as well or better than restaurants in all seven cities.

06/16/2014

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