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New Way To Watch Prostate Cancer Being Used At Local Hospitals

Doctors may “watch ” prostate cancer tumors, but keeping an eye on the tumors involves invasive needle biopsies.


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Risks Of Diagnostic Testing Must Be Weighed Against Benefits

Certainly there are tests that are necessary and lifesaving but we need to be more responsible when and how we use them.


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Study: Dogs Detect Emotions The Same Way Humans Do

Researchers continue to give humans more insight into the inner-workings of man’s best friend.


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Monitoring Radiation Exposure And Risk

Many people talk about the use of unnecessary tests and problems with radiation exposure. But where did this information come from?


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Research Indicates ‘Dogs Are People, Too’

A new study confirms what dog owners have always known: Dogs have feelings, too.


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Medical Tests Lead To Too Much Exposure To Radiation

We are a nation that likes our medical tests but there is a big problem that can occur – too much exposure to radiation.


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Utley To Have Sore Ribcage Examined

Philadelphia Phillies second baseman Chase Utley is scheduled for an MRI Thursday on his sore ribcage.


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Medical Profession Lags In Use Of Real-World Technology

The medical industry, which has been so far ahead in developing technology such as CT scans, MRIs and PET scans, has done relatively little to use real-world technology that already exists.


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Take The Fear Out Of Diagnostic Testing

Dr. Eli Dweck from Aria Health spoke to Pat Ciarrocchi about how the hospital is trying to make certain diagnostic tests easier and less stressful.


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Second Opinion On Roy Halladay’s Shoulder Echoes The First Diagnosis

The verdict on Roy Halladay’s shoulder is in, and it’s the same as the first diagnosis.


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Syncope is a short term but abrupt loss of consciousness with a complete return to preexisting neurologic function.


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Phillies: Utley Continues Battle with Knee Tendinitis

In Clearwater, Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro spoke today with KYW’s Jack O’Rourke about Chase Utley’s patella tendinitis.


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Health: Shocking Medical Mystery

A common test that millions of people get is supposed to diagnose problems. But a Philadelphia woman says it made her sicker. 3 On Your Side Medical Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on the MRI shocker.


The Effects of Secondhand Smoke

by KYW’s medical editor Dr. Brian McDonough You may have heard about the work done in Pennsylvania and Virginia documenting the damage caused by secondhand smoke.