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Lankenau Hospital

SMOKING BAN

Area Health Care Chain Says It Will No Longer Hire Workers Who Smoke

Main Line Health says it will no longer hire tobacco and nicotine users after May 1st. In addition, it says it will require its current employees who smoke to pay a surcharge for their healthcare benefits.

02/24/2014

triple shooting west philly

2 Dead In West Philly Triple Shooting

Police say a man is dead, and two others were injured, one critically, after a shooting Sunday night in the Carroll Park neighborhood of Philadelphia.

01/05/2014

Katie Young-Wildes (credit: Cherri Gregg)

$3M In Funding Helps Renovate, Expand Housing For Victims Of Domestic Abuse

A Philadelphia non-profit that advocates for domestic abuse victims is on track to complete a $3-million renovation and expansion project for its transitional housing program.

08/10/2013

Good Times Bar Shooting

Two People Injured In West Philadelphia Bar Fight Shooting

Around 1:30 a.m., police responded to the scene of the shooting at the Good Times Bar Two on Lansdowne Avenue.

04/21/2012

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Thieves, Seeking Quick $$, Steal X-Ray Film From Area Hospitals

Jefferson Hospital, Lankenau Hospital, and Grandview Hospital all say thieves stole old patient films, defective films, and blank films that can be washed in chemicals to recover the silver.

10/17/2011

Overbrook Shooting

Mother Of Four Killed In Crossfire Of Overbrook Shooting

Police say a woman who ran a day care center was killed when she was caught in the crossfire of a shooting in West Philadelphia.

10/09/2011

Heart

Health Watch: Updated Heart Guidelines For Women

The American Heart Association updated its Heart Disease Prevention Guidelines for Women today.

02/15/2011

Ceremonial groundbreaking for new Lankenau Medical Center expansion project.  photo by Michelle Durham

Lankenau Kicks Off Half-Billion-Dollar Expansion Project

“The new pavilion will enable our medical team to provide seamless, coordinated medical care in a technologically advanced, comfortable environment.”

10/27/2010