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Lynne Adkins

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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

(Dr. Thomas S. Metkus, MD, FACC, FAHA of Mercy Cardiology at Nazareth Hospital. Photo Provided.)

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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Steps To Minimize Effects Of Sleep Loss As We Spring Forward This Weekend

As we turn the clocks ahead and lost an hour of sleep this weekend, you’ll see a lot of bleary eyed co-workers on Monday.

03/08/2014

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Camden County Library To Host ‘Big Playdate’ Later This Month

A local library is holding an event this month to help parents and young children learn the value of play.

03/05/2014

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Monthly Seminars In Montgomery County Teach People To Lead Healthier Lives

Monthly seminars are being held in Montgomery County to teach area residents how to live healthier.

03/02/2014

Trish Carney, Director of Nutrition at the Renfrew Center in Philadelphia. (credit: Star Group
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Local Experts Push Message Of Natural Beauty During National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Experts at the Renfrew Center in Philadelphia were urging women to go without makeup Monday so the world could see their natural beauty.

02/24/2014

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Art Program Offers Patients A Chance To Just Be Kids

An art program this week will give hospitalized children a break from the normal medical routine.

02/23/2014

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Local Organization To Help Residents 50 And Older Put Food On The Table

A local organization has received a grant to help needy area residents put food on the table.

02/22/2014

(The Pennsylvania Dept. of Revenue web site warns that joint returns may be filed only by a "husband and wife."  Graphic by Ed Fischer)

Pa. Warns Same-Sex Married Couples To File Taxes Separately

Even if legally married in another state, the commonwealth’s web site warns, each person in a same-sex marriage must file separately in Pennsylvania.

02/21/2014

(File photo: final preparations were underway for the Philadelphia Auto Show the day before it opened to the public on Saturday, Feb. 8th, 2014.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Final Sunday of Phila. Auto Show Sets An All-Time Record

This year’s just-ended Philadelphia Auto Show was a record-setter despite suffering through some very difficult winter weather.

02/18/2014

AJ Swearingen (left) and Jonathan Beedle (right)
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Two Singers Raised Locally To Share Stage With Philly POPS

AJ Swearingen, the Paul Simon of the duo and Jonathan Beedle, or Art Garfunkel sing the classics of Simon and Garfunkel. They met more than two decades ago and Jonathan says they’ve been singing together ever since.

02/08/2014

(Jeannie Sabaroff is a team leader at Liberty Travel, at 16th and Chestnut Streets in center city Philadelphia.  Photo by Lynne Adkins)

Area Travel Agents Busily Booking Warm-Weather Getaways For The Winter-Weary

If you have your passport ready, you can be on your way within hours, says Jeannie Sabaroff, team leader at Liberty Travel, at 16th and Chestnut Streets in center city Philadelphia.

02/07/2014

Justin Daniels the founder and CEO of Clarity Way

Helping Your Loved One Who Has A Substance Abuse Problem During The Valentine Season

February is considered the month of love, because of Valentine’s day, but it can be difficult when your significant other has a substance abuse problem.

02/03/2014

Dr. Daniel Shain
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Local Professor Studies Ice Worms In Effort To Make More Organ Transplants Possible

Dr. Daniel Shain, a biology professor at Rutgers-Camden, is doing research he hopes will lead to allowing human cells and human donor organs, which are transported on ice, to survive.

02/02/2014

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