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Lynne Adkins

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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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Financial Pro Suggests Good and Bad Ways To Spend Graduation Money

Do you know how to advise your child about ways to spend that money that will make a difference?

05/16/2014

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Local College Targeting Healthcare Industry Receives $2M Grant

The Mayes College at the University of the Sciences in University City has received a $2 million gift from an alumnus.

05/11/2014

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More Options Than Ever For The Gluten Free

May is National Celiac Disease Awareness Month and eating to stay healthy is easier than ever.

05/10/2014

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No End In Sight For Nationwide Shortage of Saline Solution

Hospitals use clear plastic bags of saline solution, administered intravenously, to keep patients hydrated.

05/08/2014

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Tattoos Proving a Roadblock For Some Job Seekers

Want a career in the military or in certain police departments? That visible tattoo could be a problem.

05/07/2014

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Watching Your Waist On Cinco De Mayo

This is Cinco De Mayo, and if you’re celebrating, you may want to find out how to make the meal healthier.

05/05/2014

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Walk Planned At Citizens Bank Park To Raise Money And Awareness For Crohn’s And Colitis Disease

A walk is set for Saturday, May 10th to raise cash and awareness for Crohn’s and Colitis.

05/04/2014

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Study: Stress Can Make Allergy Symptoms Worse

Stress won’t cause allergies but can make the symptoms worse according to a study in the April issue of the Annals of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology.

04/30/2014

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Local Pharmacy Offers New Way To Test If You May Need Mental Health Counseling

You can now get a blood pressure reading and may soon be able to find out if you need mental health counseling as you wait at the local pharmacy.

04/26/2014

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