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Pa. Lawmakers Hold Philadelphia Hearing On Medical Marijuana Legalization

Opinions differed among experts on whether the Pennsylvania legislature should join 23 other states in approving marijuana for medical use.

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Philadelphia Hospitals Increasingly ‘Ban the Bag’ To Encourage Breastfeeding

August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month, and area hospitals are kicking it off with a new initiative.


Joe Ellmer of Wynnewood, was diagnosed with Parkinson's in 2012. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Penn Rehab Program Delivers Left Hook To Parkinson’s

A new program at Pennsylvania Hospital’s Parkinson’s rehab center is looking to give those with the disease a chance to go all 12 rounds in a fight like no other.


An off-duty police officer was taken to Thomas Jefferson University Hospital after being stabbed. (credit: Jenn Bernstein)

Off-Duty Officer Stabbed Outside Bar In Center City

Police are searching for a suspect who allegedly stabbed an off duty officer and injured another man outside a Center City bar, last night.


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Health: First Lawsuit Filed In Unnecessary Stent Investigation

In a Health Watch exclusive, Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl follows up on a story we first told you about last month.


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EXCLUSIVE: Philadelphia Doctor Resigns After Investigation Finds Stents In Patients That Didn’t Need Them

Penn Medicine tells CBS3 it’s notifying some patients they have received cardiac stents they didn’t need.


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Philadelphia Welcomes The First Baby Of 2013

The year’s first new Philadelphian made her appearance just after midnight at Pennsylvania Hospital, weighing in at six pounds, nine ounces.


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Expert Says Repeated Questioning At Teaching Hospitals Benefits Patients

If you’ve ever been a patient at a teaching hospital, such as Penn, Temple or Jefferson, undoubtedly you’ve had to repeat your medical history and symptoms a number of times to different people.


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Local Cancer Centers Participating In Clinical Trial For Breast Cancer Drug

Several local cancer centers are taking part in a clinical trial of a drug to battle a deadly form of breast cancer.



Four Teens Struck Crossing Street In Ridley Township

A 52-year-old man is in police custody after he allegedly ran down four teens who were crossing an intersection in Ridley Township, Delaware County Friday night. Two the teens are in critical condition and another is serious.


Proposed office building would go above existing parking garage at 8th and Walnut (credit: Google Maps)

Penna. Hospital Plans Medical Office Highrise Near Jefferson Campus

City planning commission recieves plans for Pennsylvania Hospital’s proposed construction of office building near Jefferson medical campus.



Elderly Man Jumped From Window Before Dying In South Philadelphia Fire

A 74-year-old man has died following an apartment house fire in the 1100 block of south 19th street in the Point Breeze section of South Philadelphia.