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Three Area Health Systems Join Forces To Provide Benefits For Their Employees

Changes coming under the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, have sparked a collaborative among Abington Health, Einstein Healthcare Network and Aria Health.

07/17/2013

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Study Says People May Not Be Putting Enough Away For Retirement

Think you’re putting away enough money for your retirement? A new study might have you think again.

06/16/2013

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Valuing A Doctor’s Time

Some of the most important time a patient spends with a physician is when a doctor and patient can talk – but the doctor doesn’t get paid for that.

04/30/2013

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Health: Cancer Patient Care In Jeopardy

Some cancer patients might have trouble finding treatments because of budget cuts. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl says this is affecting patients who get chemotherapy in community clinics.

04/11/2013

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Treating Dementia Is Most Costly

When it comes to health care, you might think that heart disease or cancer cost the most. In actuality, the most expensive condition to treat is dementia.

04/11/2013

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Tips For Discount Drugs

It pays to be a smart consumer and, as people are being asked to be more responsible for their health care expenses, it is becoming clear that it is important in this area as well.

04/03/2013

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Patient-Centered Medical Home

It is called the patient-centered medical home and it is one if the hottest concepts in medicine.

03/25/2013

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Corbett Unveils His 2013-14 Budget Plan For Pennsylvania

Governor Corbett rolled out a wide-ranging agenda as he delivered his budget address to the legislature on Tuesday.

02/05/2013

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Problems With The Patient Portal

It is called a patient portal. It is a government requirement for doctors and hospitals to distribute records and data from hospital admissions for patients. It sounds good, but it may not be.

01/29/2013

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Health: Problem Paying Medical Bills? Many Turn To Public For Help

From rising healthcare costs to high deductible insurance policies, many people are left with medical bills they can’t afford. Now, many are turning to their computers and a little kindness from strangers.

01/08/2013

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Social Media And Medicine

Whether it is Facebook, Twitter or some other tool, social media has had an impact at many levels. But what about medicine? What has the role been there?

11/23/2012

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Opinion: Akin’s Position On Rape And Abortion Is The GOP Platform

The basic fact is that Romney, Ryan and Republican’s are uncomfortable with a few of the words Congressman Akin used. They are not, however, uncomfortable with the policy position he was expressing. The record shows that they march in lockstep with Congressman Akin.

08/21/2012

Stigall Show Log 8.9.12

Chris continues to examine the controversy surrounding a Super PAC ad attacking Mitt Romney and the latest response from a Romney spokesperson. He also reviews his appearance at PAL Night with the Phillies and Andy Reid returning to Eagles one day after his son’s funeral.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–08/09/2012

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Analysis: Healthcare And The Presidential Election

The political analysts are still trying to figure out how the Supreme Court decision upholding the health care law might impact the Obama-Romney race.

07/08/2012

Stigall Show Log 6.13.12

Chris analyzes the President’s stop at the Franklin Institute last night for a fundraiser. He talks to the Philly Posts Kevin Cirilli from the Jerry Sandusky trial and Jennifer Stefano from Americans for Prosperity about Mitt Romney’s chances of winning Pennsylvania.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/13/2012

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