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Report: Food Truck Fare Just As Safe – If Not Safer – Than Restaurant Meals

While Philadelphia wasn’t included in the study, the report found that food carts fared as well or better than restaurants in all seven cities.

06/16/2014

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Mayor Nutter Creates Task Force To Study Mandatory Paid Sick Leave

Nutter twice, in 2011 and 2013, sided with the business community by vetoing measures that would have required local companies to offer workers paid sick leave.

06/15/2014

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New Study Indicates Phillies Fans Are Biggest Bandwagoners

A new study indicates Phillies fans are the most sensitive.

06/13/2014

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Study: Cell Phone Use Could Negatively Impact Male Fertility

Men looking to have a child might want to cut down on their cell phone use – or at least refrain from putting their phone in their pants pocket.

06/11/2014

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Text Messages Could Help Smokers Kick The Habit

While researchers say more studies need to be done, they also say that text messaging programs can keep smokers accountable.

06/09/2014

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Put Down The Bleach Wipes! Exposure To Allergens And Bacteria During Infancy Might Prevent Wheezing, Allergies

The presence of mouse and cat dander and (ugh) roach droppings within the first year of the child’s life actually seemed to offer that child protection from allergies.

06/09/2014

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Study: Effects Of Trauma Can Last For Months In Children

Dr. Elizabeth Gosch, psychologist at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine explains what to expect.

06/08/2014

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Study: Despite The Warnings, Some Teens Still Not Buckling Up

One of the simplest things you can due to increase safety in a vehicle is buckle up, yet a study finds teens have a list of excuses for not doing it.

06/07/2014

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Penn Study: Smoking Pot Could Impact Your Sleep

“The strongest association was found in adults who started marijuana use before age 15,” researchers say.

06/06/2014

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Study Shows Hurricanes Given Female Names More Deadly

Turns out gender bias even affects the weather. Sort of.

06/03/2014

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Study: Working Long Hours May Impact Cognitive Skills In Middle-Aged Employees

A study from the American Journal of Epidemiology examined the association between long working hours and cognitive function in middle aged employees.

05/19/2014

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New Yorkers, Stop Whining: You Could Be Saving More Money Per Year Than Philadelphians

A new study claims residents of the Big Apple – one of the most expensive cities in the world – should find it easier to save than Philadelphians.

05/14/2014

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Put Down The Wine: Antioxidant Resveratrol Might Not Be So Beneficial After All

A glass of red wine a day might not actually keep the doctor away.

05/13/2014

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Study: Biggest Risk Factor For Heart Disease In Women Over 30 Is Inactivity

For women under 30, the biggest risk factor was smoking, but physical inactivity was the leading risk factor for heart disease in every other age group, from 30 to 80, outweighing even high BMI.

05/09/2014

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Study Seems To Confirm What Mom Always Told You: Trampolines ARE Dangerous

Researchers also say trampoline fractures usually involve the upper extremity and that the “financial burden to society is large.”

05/08/2014

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