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In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Health: Pa. Nurses Union Concerned Regional Hospitals Aren’t Ready For Ebola

The nurses union wants a single Ebola treatment center designated in the region and better training for medical personnel.

10/13/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Health Care Providers Stepping Up Ebola Preparedness Efforts

Public hospitals in New York City are concerned enough about Ebola that they’ve secretly been sending actors with mock symptoms into emergency rooms to test how well the triage staffs identify and isolate possible cases.

10/07/2014

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Nationwide Hospital Operator Says Cyberattack Took Info On More Than 4 Million Patients

The company owns, leases or operates 206 hospitals in 29 states.

08/18/2014

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Seniors Who Exercise Reduce Risk Of Hospitalization

Regular exercise is the gift that keeps on giving. And now, medical journals are reporting that exercise could reduce the risk of hospitalizations, especially among seniors.

08/14/2014

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Computerized Medical Records Subject To Cyber Attacks

Many hospitals will need to turn to what is called cyberdefense in an effort to defend patient confidentiality.

08/08/2014

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Health: Local Emergency Rooms Prepare For Any Suspected Cases Of Ebola

3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has a firsthand look inside one local hospital’s emergency room.

08/05/2014

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Health: New Breastfeeding Initiative Changes Some Philadelphia Hospitals’ Policy

A group of Philadelphia hospitals, that deliver babies, say they’ll no longer give free formula to mothers when they leave area hospitals. 3 On Your Side Stephanie Stahl has the details.

08/01/2014

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Patient Conditions As Defined By American Hospital Association

Patient conditions are defined by the American Hospital Association and, while hospitals don’t have to use these definitions, most do.

07/02/2014

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Health: An Unsettling Investigation Involving Hospitals

3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has the investigation.

05/13/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Children?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your children depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Spouse?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your spouse depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

How Does My Health Insurance Work At The Hospital?

The Affordable Care Act requires that all health insurance policies cover 10 essential benefits, including emergency treatment.

03/06/2014

How Do I Use My Health Insurance When I Visit A Doctor?

To maximize the benefits of your insurance policy, you will likely need to choose a doctor from within your health plan’s network.

03/06/2014

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Can Employers Mandate Flu Shots?

With reports of the flu epidemic growing by the day, many employers are providing on-site flu shots. Some are requiring them. Can they?

02/10/2014

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Chester County Hospitals See Dozens Of Patients With Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Chester County Emergency Management says so far they have 25 cases, including the seven mentioned above, of carbon monoxide poisoning.

02/06/2014

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