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Study Looks At The Health Effects Of Alcohol On The Over 50 Crowd

The information was gained from the Health Survey For England, which looked at 53,000 participants and followed them for six to ten years. What the researchers found?

02/11/2015

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Study Finds Women Impacted Significantly More Than Men By Stress And Its Effect On The Heart

The study looked at over 2,300 women and 1,100 men and found that not only is stress associated with heart attack, but women who suffer a higher rate of stress after heart attack had a more difficult time recovering than men.

02/10/2015

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Report: Pa. Has Second-lowest Vaccination Rate In The Country

The research, which was conducted by the Pew Charitable Trusts, reveals that the states that have the loosest vaccine requirements have lower rates of vaccination.

02/09/2015

1972:  In this handout from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a histopathology of measles pneumonia is seen in this microscope image from 1972. Measles outbreaks have been reported throughout the U.S., with the latest reported February 5, 2015 at a daycare in suburban Chicago where as many as five children under the age of one have been infected. (Photo by CDC via Getty Images)

Measles Resource Guide

The following list of resources provides information regarding measles.

02/06/2015

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Health: New Research On One Thing You Do At Night That Could Derail Your Diet

The one thing you do at night that could derail your diet, there’s new research on the sleep connection.

02/05/2015

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Health: New Technology Opens The Way For Creating Babies Using DNA From 3 People

New technology opens the way for creating babies using DNA from 3 people. It’s designed to eliminate diseases, but is the creation of a “super baby” safe or ethical? The technique has been approved in Britain. Could it come here next?

02/04/2015

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Can Employer Legally Require Flu Shot?

Can your employer force you to get a flu shot?

02/04/2015

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Health: Officials Reminding Residents About Dangers Of Not Vaccinating Kids

The measles outbreak is still focused on the west coast, but there are two unrelated cases locally.

02/03/2015

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There’s Been A Lot Of Talk About Measles, But What About German Measles?

When you get the MMR Vaccine — that will protect against measles, mumps and rubella. The Rubella part is German measles.

02/03/2015

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Health: Sen. Casey Calls On FDA To Consider Ban Against Powdered Caffeine

Pennsylvania Senator Robert Casey takes aim at powdered caffeine – a potentially dangerous supplement. He says the FDA should consider banning it. “I believe they need to do more work,” Sen. Casey said Monday.

02/02/2015

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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