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After Cyber Monday, Spend Time, Not Cash, In Your Community

If you don’t have plans for Tuesday, it would be a good day to volunteer.

11/27/2014

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Strep Throat Or Similar Infections May Trigger Or Worsen Certain Problems In Children

PANDAS: pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorder associated with strep is controversial and scientists are still trying to prove it exit

11/23/2014

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New Way To Watch Prostate Cancer Being Used At Local Hospitals

Doctors may “watch ” prostate cancer tumors, but keeping an eye on the tumors involves invasive needle biopsies.

11/16/2014

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Suicide Death of Robin Williams Brings Attention to ‘Lewy Body Dementia’

An autopsy has revealed that actor-comedian Robin Williams suffered from a common and yet relatively unknown form of dementia.

11/12/2014

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IRS Warns of Phone Scam Threatening Pending Lawsuit

If you’ve received a phone call claiming the IRS is suing you, don’t call back. It’s a scam.

11/06/2014

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Doctors And Nurses Need Patients’ Help In Order To Make Them Better

Your medical team should include more than your doctors and nurses; you are a key component according to Janette Bisbee, Education Project Manager at the Pennsylvania Hospital Engagement Network.

11/02/2014

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Local Doctors Using New Procedure To Open Blocked Leg Arteries And Keep Them Open

Peripheral artery disease can be a life-threatening condition as arteries become blocked, preventing blood flow.

11/01/2014

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What Happens When You Chew Gum Before Going Under Anesthesia?

Dr. Basavana Goudra, anesthesiologist at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania says not everyone obeys when they’re told to eat and drink nothing before a procedure.

10/22/2014

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Local Researcher Working On Link Between A Respiratory Infection And Alzheimer’s

A local researcher is studying a possible link between a respiratory infection and Alzheimer’s in older citizens.

10/19/2014

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South Jersey Library Helps People Earn High School Diploma Online

The Camden County Library System is offering a program to help people earn a high school diploma online.

10/13/2014

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Company Which Runs Several Local Charter Schools Adding Nurses Instead Of Removing Them

A company running several local charter schools is reversing the trend of removing nurses from schools.

10/12/2014

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Local University Encourages Healthy Living Through Competition

Students living a healthy lifestyle and using social media could win a lot of money in cash and scholarships from the University of the Sciences.

10/05/2014

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Key To Staying Healthy May Be As Simple As Washing Hands

As a serious respiratory virus moves across the country, it’s important to know what you need to do to keep you and your children healthy.

10/01/2014

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Leaf Changing Season Right Around The Corner

Now that autumn has arrived, the changing of the leaves won’t be far behind.

09/25/2014

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Area Doctor Offers Advice For Helping Elderly Avoid Dangerous Falls

One third of adults aged 65 and older fall every year, and many are seriously injured.

09/23/2014

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