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Local Bone Marrow Expert Sees New Hope For Adults With Sickle Cell Disease

Dr. Henry Fung, director of the Temple Bone Marrow Transplant Program, says the new study indicates an effective treatment for adults that will cause them far less discomfort.

07/01/2014

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Bridge In Jenkintown Reopens…Finally

A bridge over the Jenkintown Train Station will finally reopen Monday morning.

06/30/2014

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Philadelphia-Tested Robotic Legs Get FDA Approval For Home Use

The device, “Rewalk,” fits like a suit of armor on the legs of a person with paralysis, enabling him or her to walk.

06/27/2014

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Study: 3D Mammograms 41% More Effective Than Traditional Mammograms

3D mammograms spot more cancers and save women more sleepless nights than regular mammograms, according to a new study.

06/25/2014

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Researcher Says “Haters” Are Better At Focusing On Things They Really Like

Haters just don’t enjoy everything they encounter, and while you might think that’s not a good thing it might not be.

06/22/2014

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Free Home Help Offered For Low Income Bucks County Residents

Low income Bucks County residents can get free help to make sure their homes are warm and cozy when winter returns.

06/15/2014

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Hundreds To Gather In Bucks County To Help Feed The Hungry

The daylong event at Delaware Valley College in Doylestown is aimed at feeding the hungry and filling local food banks.

06/14/2014

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Temple Doctors Examine Effectiveness Of Ibuprofen In Emphysema Treatment

Doctors at Temple University are part of a study to determine if a well known anti inflammatory medication can help treat patients with emphysema.

06/12/2014

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Renfrew Center Expansion Continues With New Facility Opening In Chicago

The Renfrew Center will open a facility in Chicago this fall to help women battle their eating disorders.

06/11/2014

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Lourdes Health System Partners With Walgreens To Get Prescriptions To Patients Before They Leave The Hospital

A pharmacy chain and local health care provider are trying to prevent hospital readmissions caused by medication issues.

06/04/2014

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Ardmore Dermatologist Spearheads Effort To Help People With Radiation Tattoos

Cancer patients needing radiation treatment often get small tattoos marking the exact placement for the equipment delivering the treatment. Those marks remain after radiation ends, unless removed by a professional.

05/28/2014

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Jaw-Dropping Study: Work LESS Stressful Than Home For Most People

Sure, the boss is a pain and your co-workers are crazy, but a new study says you’re better off in the office than hanging around the house, whether or not you have kids.

05/27/2014

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New Study Shows Potential Side Effects Of Vitamin E

Some studies show that antioxidants can help fight cancer, but new research shows a different outcome.

05/26/2014

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Bucks County’s First Rehabilitation Hospital Opens On Wednesday

The 50-bed hospital is for patients suffering from the physical and medical effects of stroke, brain injuries, trauma, amputations, and more.

05/26/2014

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CDC Monitors Use Of Anti AIDS Pill In Four Cities, Including Philadelphia

The Strawberry Mansion Health Center is one of the facilities where patients will be monitored for use of Truvada, a pre-exposure prophylaxisis, or PrEP.

05/18/2014

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