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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

(Stephanie Black shows two tattoos on her wrists that she will have removed.  Photo by Lynne Adkins)

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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Blood Drive To Honor Bucks County Man Who Donated Organs

Brett Stebulis died in 2008. But before he did, he was given 102 units of blood to keep his organs alive so they could be donated to save others.

04/25/2014

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Study: Keeping Experienced Nurses is Key To Better Hospitalizations

It’s no surprise that more experienced and better-educated nurses would give better care and result in shorter hospital stays, according to Patricia Eakin, a registered nurse and president of PASNAP, a Pennsylvania union for registered nurses and allied professionals.

04/22/2014

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Now That Your Taxes Are Filed, It’s Time To View The Return

The taxes have been filed, but now it’s time to put all that hard work to use.

04/20/2014

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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.

04/19/2014

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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

A good night's sleep is a key to helping ICU patients stave off delirium, doctors say. (file photo)

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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