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Choosing A Diet Doesn’t Have To Be Difficult, Drexel Nutrition Doc Says

Just about every week there’s a new study out on what you should or shouldn’t eat. Dr. Stella Volpe, Chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences at Drexel University says make it easy, start with just two changes.

09/10/2014

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When Thinking Of Retiring, Expert Says Plan Ahead

It’s never too early to plan for retirement according to Alan Schapire of Convergent Financial Advisors in Media.

09/07/2014

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FDA: Don’t Turn To Online Marketplaces To Treat Concussions

Now that fall sports are underway, treating concussions will become an issue.

09/02/2014

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Temple Docs Part Of International Study Testing New Way To Treat Stroke Causing Blood Clots

Dr. Guillermo Linares, director of Neuro-Interventional Services says Temple Hospital is testing a new procedure.

08/31/2014

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Making The Vaccination Process A Little Easier For Kids

No one likes to get a shot, but vaccinations are required by school districts. Parents and pediatricians can make it easier for kids to suffer through the pain.

08/20/2014

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Mentally Challenged Older Teens And Adults Will Soon Have Their Own Local Book Club

Beginning next month, the Camden County Library will start a book club for up to eight people with mental and developmental disabilities.

08/17/2014

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Local Children’s Hospital Will Soon Be Even More User Friendly

The Center for the Urban Child opens next month at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia.

08/10/2014

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Alternate Treatment For Blood Clots in Leg Drawing Medical Attention

Dr. Riyaz Bashir, an interventional cardiovascular specialist at Temple University Hospital, says a minimally invasive procedure gives patients an alternative to medication.

08/06/2014

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Doctor Warns That Itchy Skin Spot May Suggest More Investigation

Dermatologists trying to determine which skin lesions need testing first should ask patients how those patches feel.

08/05/2014

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Aramark and CHOP Team Up To Battle Childhood Obesity

The project called Home Plate is a three year research project to teach low income parents the best way to cook healthy meals to keep their kids fit.

08/03/2014

A kit of Naloxone, a heroin antidote that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose.  (Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

New Oxycodone Pill Designed To Prevent Abuse

The FDA has approved an oxycodone pill designed to deter abuse.

07/30/2014

(File photo: A medical surgical technician performs triage on a patient as a nurse takes notes in a hospital emergency room.  Photo by Mario Tama/ Getty Images)

Urgent-Care Facilities Not For Every Medical Situation, Area E.R. Doc Warns

As “urgent care” centers pop up all over the region, medical providers worry that many people don’t know when to bypass the urgent-care facility and head straight to a hospital emergency room.

07/29/2014

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Local Doctor Says Heart Failure Patients Could Benefit From Added Supplement

Millions of heart failure patients could benefit by adding a well-known supplement to the treatment.

07/20/2014

(The Pond Eddy Bridge, in Pike County, is on the National Register of Historic Places.  Photo provided by Penndot)

Pssst, Wanna Buy A Bridge? PennDOT’s Got One Just For You

You can buy a bridge for as little as $1. Currently there are eleven for sale.

07/18/2014

(The entrance of Wills Eye Hospital, in 2005 file photo by KYW's John Ostapkovich)

Philadelphia’s Wills Eye Hospital Ranked #2 in U.S.

Wills Eye Hospital, at 9th and Walnut Streets, comes in #2 on the list of best eye hospitals in the United States.

07/15/2014

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