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Home Finance Expert: Become Vigilant About Your Credit

If you weren’t victimized in the Target breach, that doesn’t mean you can rest easy. The FBI says the number of incidents will continue to rise.


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Local Gynecologist Pens Books To Help Women Become More Informed

A local gynecologist has written a book to help women become more informed patients.


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Google’s Next Amazing Thing: Glucose Testing Via Your Contact Lenses

Google, the tech company best known for its Internet search engine, is now working on a special contact lens for diabetics.


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IRS Won’t Begin Processing Tax Returns Until January 31st

Want to file your federal tax return right away so you can get a quick turnaround on that refund check? Sorry, the IRS says.


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CPA Says There Are Some New Tax Rules To Consider This Year

You will have had to pay out a lot more on medical issues if you want to start deducting them from your federal taxes.


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New Year’s Resolutions Can Be Emotional Or Physical

It may seem pointless to make resolutions when sick, but you can take steps to bring more joy and peace to your life says Dr. Lynn Bornfriend, a psychiatrist at Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Philadelphia.


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Green Thumbs Wonder If Plants Will Survive The Wild Winter Season

As our odd winter weather continues, you might be wondering if your plants and shrubs will survive the winter of 2014.


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In Philly For Lacrosse Convention, Company Shines Light on Brain Injuries

More than 7,000 lacrosse enthusiasts from around the country, in Philadelphia for a national convention, are learning about a new device designed to signal a bad hit to the head.


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As Delaware Valley Temperatures Plummet, Calls For Driver Assistance Skyrocket

One of the worst sounds on a workday is that slow cranking when the car won’t start.


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Local Doctor Battles Concussions With Vitamins

The nice thing about these specific vitamins is very low side effect profile, they’re water absorbed so the body takes what you need and expels the rest.


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Expert Warns That Frigid Temps, High Winds Can Bring Frostbite Quickly

Next Tuesday the high temperature is forecast to be only 12 degrees F. Early-morning lows will be in the single digits.


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It’s A New Year — Time To Take Stock Of Your Finances

Now is a good time to take a look at your finances and decide what changes you want to make for 2014.


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Local Expert Offers Tips For Handling Post-Holiday Spending Shock

The holiday was wonderful, but the credit card bills are staggering. Here is some expert advice on how to get your finances back in order.


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With Two Blasts of Early Snow, Regional Skiing Gets a Flying Start

Rick Buckman, the owner of Spring Mountain Ski Resort in Montgomery County, is all smiles today.


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Students In Tri-State Area Bundled With Debt After Graduating College

Students in Pennsylvania are saddled with thousands of dollars in debt when they graduate.