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Jefferson University Hospital

Jefferson president Stephen Klasko. (Credit: Jefferson)

Jefferson 3.0 Brings Together University, Hospital, Focusing On Future On Medicine

One of Philadelphia’s largest teaching hospitals is about to get a makeover. They’re calling it Jefferson 3.0.

04/11/2014

Wild Bill Guarnere, WWII Veteran and original member of Band of Brothers, receives Dom Giordano’s 'Person of the Year' award at Talk Radio 1210 WPHT’s 5th Annual Feast of the Seven Fishes on December 16, 2013. (credit: Cindy Webster)

Wild Bill Guarnere Passes At Age 90

William ‘Wild Bill’ Guarnere, one of the World War II veterans whose exploits were dramatized in the TV miniseries “Band of Brothers,” has died at the age of 90.

03/09/2014

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1 Dead, 2 Injured In Center City Fire Escape Collapse

Police say a several people were hanging outside on the fire escape when it gave way and sent them plummeting about 40 feet to the ground.

01/12/2014

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Clinical Trial On Breast Cancer Treatment At Jefferson Hospital Shows Promising Results

The study is looking at the role of diet and how it affects women with early stage breast cancer as they undergo radiation treatment.

11/26/2013

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UPDATE: Man Shot Outside South Street Bar Pronounced Dead

Police say the altercation started just after 1:00 a.m. Sunday inside the Mixed Plate club along the 200 block of South Street in Society Hill.

11/17/2013

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Weight Gain During Football Season? It’s a Wing Thing, Say Experts

With the Eagles opening their regular season tonight on “Monday Night Football,” it’s worth a moment to consider.

09/09/2013

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Area Hospitals Treat Building Collapse Victims

Three hospitals in Philadelphia treated the 13 injured victims.

06/05/2013

Clinical psychologist for Thomas Jefferson University Center for Integrative Medicine Dr. Anna Tobia. (Credit: Jefferson University Hospital)

Psychologist: Clothing Size Availability Has Clear Connection To Children’s Mental Well-Being

There are several well-known retailers popular with tweens and teens that refuse to sell clothing above a size 10.

05/07/2013

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Local Hospital Hosts Walk For Bladder Cancer

The walk kicks off at 10 a.m. at 10th and Locust Streets and it’s one of many events taking place in 30 states about a disease that gets little attention.

05/04/2013

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Jefferson Discovers A Protocol Breach That Could Have Led To Infections In 51 Patients

A technician failed to throw out rinse water used to clean the forceps that snip tissue samples from the intestines for biopsy.

04/17/2013

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Free Flu Shot Clinic For Philadelphia Restaurant Workers Today

Restaurant Week started Sunday, right in the middle of the current flu outbreak. But, an organization advocating for restaurant workers is offering free flu shots today to minimize the impact.

01/22/2013

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2 Firefighters Injured While Battling Queen Village House Fire

Two firefighters were transported to Jefferson University Hospital after battling a fire in the city’s Queen Village neighborhood Wednesday night.

10/03/2012

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‘Texting Thumb’ A Growing Health Condition

The increasing use of cell phones and other devices is leading to a health epidemic commonly referred to as “texting thumb.”

08/13/2012

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FDA Warns Women About Using Osteoporosis Drugs

Medicines like Boniva and Fosamax are prescribed to help build bone strength and prevent fracture. But the FDA review, published in The New England Journal of Medicine, found that after three to five years of use, the risks may outweigh the benefits of this class of drugs called bisphosphonates.

05/11/2012

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Health: Facebook Urges Users To Add Organ Donor Status

Signing up to become an organ donor could be the newest craze on Facebook. Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl is On Your Side with more on today’s big announcement.

05/01/2012

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