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A panel addresses the needs of the immigrant community. (credit: Michelle Durham)

AIDS Organization Helps Get Important Health Care Information To Philadelphia Immigrants

A local organization committed to providing HIV care, social services and other outreach efforts to Philadelphia’s culturally diverse community sponsored a seminar focusing on the plight of immigrants and what can sometimes be their complicated access to health care.

06/25/2014

(Fire commissioner Lloyd Ayers, in 2006 file photo.  Credit: CBS-3)

Phila. Fire Commissioner Lloyd Ayers Hangs Up His Helmet, Closing 40-Year Career

It’s the end of an era at the Philadelphia Fire Department, as longstanding fire commissioner Lloyd Ayers retires.

06/13/2014

(Paula Nagle.  Photo provided by Marshall Financial Group)

Bucks Co. Financial Expert Worries About New Student Loan Rules

“It’s kind of a double-edge sword,” says Paula Nagle of the Marshall Financial Group, based in Doylestown.

06/09/2014

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Local Physicians Advocating Some Pregnant Women To Receive Whooping Cough Vaccine

Physicians at Abington Memorial Hospital are advocating pregnant women between 27 and 33 weeks gestation receive a whooping cough vaccine.

05/31/2014

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Personal Trainer Gives Senior Tips For Healthy Living

Today is National Senior Health and Fitness Day. A group of Philadelphia area seniors have been hitting the gym a couple days of week, as they are determined to stay fit.

05/28/2014

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Doctors Notice Rise In Indoor Trampoline Related Injuries

Acting Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine for Abington Memorial Hospital Dr. Stephen Fisher says as with anything else you need to approach this activity with an abundance of caution.

05/17/2014

(Stephen Finley, president of Bishop McDevitt High School, during his 40-mile walk in support of his school.   Photo by Michelle Durham)

Head of a Montco Catholic School Trekking 40 Miles For Fundraiser

Students at Good Shepherd Catholic Regional School, in Ardsley, cheered as a rainsoaked Stephen Finley, president of Bishop McDevitt High School in Wyncote, ran up the grade school’s driveway.

05/16/2014

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Banking Expert: New Rules May Free Up More Money For Mortgage Lending

John Giordano, CEO of First Heritage Financial, says he’s seen a shift in the past year from a refinance market to a purchase market.

05/15/2014

(Philadelphia fire commissioner Lloyd Ayers, at Jack's Firehouse restaurant, makes his annual presentation on grilling safety.  Photo provided by Phila. Fire Dept.)

For Grilling Season, Philly’s Top Firefighter Issues Annual Safety Warnings

Philadelphia fire commissioner Lloyd Ayers says to take a good look at your barbecue grill before lighting it up.

05/12/2014

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Expect Traffic Troubles As City Ave Gets Much Needed Facelift

Expect additional congestion on City Avenue for the foreseeable future, but the temporary inconvenience will benefit drivers for years to come.

05/12/2014

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Temple Trauma Surgeon Trains Doctors To Talk About Brain Death

A Temple trauma surgeon who also trains medical students to follow in her footsteps noticed that while students receive copious training on what brain death is, they aren’t necessarily taught how to explain brain death to a waiting family.

05/08/2014

Cristo Rey student Angie Ortiz with Jane Appenbrink. (Credit: Michelle Durham)

Teens From Cristo Rey HS Get An Education At Senior Citizen Center

Students at Philadelphia’s Cristo Rey High School spent part of their school year giving back to the community.

05/07/2014

Team from left to right....Jeff Hylan (Moderator) Ryan Green, Dan Fritz, Sean Burns, John Paul Kuhar. (credit: Michelle Durham)

Father Judge Model U.N. Team Wins National Championship Debate

Father Judge High School in Northeast Philadelphia took first place at the Model United Nations National Debate held at the U.S. State Department in Washington D.C.

05/03/2014

(Vice president Joe Biden speaks about protecting students from sexual assault, during April 29th event in Washington, DC.   Photo by Win McNamee/ Getty Images)

Campus Sex Crimes Getting National Attention; Local Organization Hopeful

The head of a local organization focused on improving campus security is pleased that the issue is getting a spotlight from the vice president of the United States.

04/30/2014

(Amy Jones, second from left, and some of her SEAMAAC colleagues pose for a memento photograph outside the White House.  Image provided)

White House Honors Phila. Woman For Health Services to Asian Community

Amy Jones (second from left) is director of health and social services for the Southeast Asian Mutual Assistance Association Coalition, based in South Philadelphia.

04/25/2014

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