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Local College Student Persuades School To Update Well-Known Sign

The blue and white wheel chair design on a handicapped parking sign or where a facility is wheelchair accessible is well known, but not active enough for 22-year-old Chris Yang.

4 hours ago

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Doctor Discusses Possible Reasons For Steady Rise In Food Allergies In America

Food allergies among children have doubled in the past 17 years, and there’s no indication it’s going to get better any time soon.

04/17/2014

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Doctors At Mercy Fitzgerald Find New Way To Help ICU Patients

Doctors at a hospital in Darby have found a way to reduce the incidence of a well known problem for intensive care patients.

04/16/2014

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Number Of PA Residents Living With Cancer On The Rise

New state numbers indicate cancer rates in Pennsylvania are on the rise along with survival rates.

04/08/2014

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Study: Women With Diabetes Battling Leg Pain May Need More Time To Feel Better

Women with diabetes may need patience to reduce leg pain according to a new study.

04/06/2014

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Some Struggling To Meet Income Tax Deadline Advised to File For Extension

The income tax filing date is less than two weeks away, and for some it’s time to make a choice.

04/04/2014

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IRS Issues Warning About E-Mail Phishing Scam

Just weeks before the April 15th tax deadline, the Internal Revenue Service is warning taxpayers about a new email scam.

04/02/2014

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Pa. Utilities To Resume Shutoff Proceedings Against Customers in Arrears

Utility companies in Pennsylvania are not allowed to shut off service to low-income residents during the winter, but that annual moratorium season ends this Tuesday, April 1st.

03/31/2014

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Local College Students Grow Produce To Help Feed Area Residents

Hope of Harvest is a program that puts food on the tables of area residents. Scott Smith, Assistant Farm Manager at Delaware Valley College in Doylestown says this year, the program is expected to grow more than 50,000 pounds of vegetables.

03/29/2014

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Morris Arboretum Says Strong-Stomached Visitors Might Like Impending Event

“It’s called the voodoo lily. Some people call it the ‘carrion lily’ because when it blooms it smells like dead flesh,” says an arboretum worker.

03/28/2014

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Study Finds A Link Between Depression And Obesity In Girls

There’s a correlation between depression and obesity in girls according to a new local study.

03/24/2014

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Eating Certain Foods Can Help You Save Money And Improve Your Health

Eating healthy is always important, but it takes on added significance when you’re sick or battling a serious illness.

03/23/2014

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Area Addiction Expert Urges Renewed Caution Over Driving While Taking Meds

Driving drunk is a well known danger on the roads, but a new report indicates that many of us don’t realize the hazards of driving while taking prescription medications.

03/19/2014

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Area Residents Can Learn How To Keep Their Hearts Healthy In NE Philadelphia

Cardiologist Dr. Thomas Metkus says it’s essential for people to understand what may be happening to them so they know what not to ignore.

03/16/2014

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CPA Points Out Commonly Overlooked Tax Deductions

The April 15th tax deadline is fast approaching. Are you taking all the deductions you’re allowed?

03/13/2014

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