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Health: Generic Drugs Prices Increasing

Some generic prescription drugs that are supposed to save you money are getting a lot more expensive, even if you have insurance.

09/26/2014

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Health: Vitamin D Shows Promise For Local Patients Battling One Of the Deadliest Cancers

The power of vitamin D. It’s showing promise in helping local patients battle one of the deadliest cancers. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on how it works.

09/26/2014

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Wednesday At 11: The Girl Trapped In A Boy’s Body

“It became apparent pretty quick that Luke was different,” said Luke’s father.

09/24/2014

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CDC: Severe Respiratory Illness Now In 22 States

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials said Friday that 160 lab-confirmed cases were reported in the 22 states. On Tuesday, the CDC’s count was 130 cases in 12 states.

09/19/2014

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Health: Government Urges People To Protect Against The Flu As Vaccine Clinics Start Across The Delaware Valley

About 150 million doses of flu vaccine are expected to be available this season. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more.

09/18/2014

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Health: New CDC Flu Vaccine Recommendation For Young Children

3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl is here with the advisory.

09/18/2014

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What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later?

With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?

09/18/2014

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Enterovirus Case Confirmed In New Jersey

Health officials have confirmed New Jersey’s first case of a respiratory illness that is caused by an uncommon virus.

09/17/2014

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Report: Philadelphia Is Facing A Doctor Shortage

Consider this: In Pittsburgh, there are 87 patients per doctor. In Philadelphia, there are 258.

09/17/2014

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Local School Districts Preparing For Potential Enterovirus 68 Spread

“It seems pretty unenviable it would move,” says Terry Quinlan, the supervisor of health services for the Lower Merion School District.

09/13/2014

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Taking 5-Minute Walks Every Hour Could Counteract Damage Done By Sitting

Let’s face it: Sitting all day is terrible for you.

09/12/2014

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Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know

Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.

09/12/2014

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3 Tips For Getting Your Kids To Eat More Fruits & Veggies

Many moms (and dads!) don’t have time to spend trying to get their kids to eat their peas and carrots. The solution? Present those fruits and veggies differently – and fast.

09/12/2014

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Study: ‘Fat-shaming’ Overweight People Doesn’t Help — And Might Actually Hurt

The research, which focused on nearly 3,000 adults over the course of four years, found that those who reported being discriminated against because of their weight actually put on more pounds than those who didn’t.

09/11/2014

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Study: Eating Spinach Decreases Cravings

A small Swedish study has found that Popeye was right: spinach really is a superfood.

09/10/2014

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