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(FILES): This August 17, 2008 file photo shows US swimmer Michael Phelps competing in the men's 4 x 100m medley relay swimming final at the National Aquatics Center during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in Beijing. USA Swimming suspended Olympic superstar Michael Phelps for three months on February 5, 2009, a "reprimand" after a published photograph showed him apparently smoking marijuana. The national governing body of the sport stressed that the punishment was not for a doping violation, but said they wanted to send a "s trong message" to Phelps about his status as a role model for young people.

Olympic Great Michael Phelps Ending Retirement

Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward possibly swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

04/14/2014

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How To Stay Healthy While Traveling

Whether it’s a business trip, vacation with family or a solo venture, there’s nothing much worse than feeling under the weather or having an upset stomach from unhealthy foods. Here are 10 tips to stay healthy while traveling.

03/18/2014

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Health: Summer Eye Danger

3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl shows how many popular activities can be trouble for your eyes.

08/14/2013

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5 Activities To Do Before The Leaves Start To Fall

With autumn around the corner many people are desperately clutching to the remaining days of summer. Take some time to indulge in these five summer activities to ease the seasonal transition.

08/12/2013

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Woman Swims From Del. To NJ For Sandy Awareness

A New Jersey woman swam 13.1 miles across the Delaware Bay to raise money for the communities hurt from Superstorm Sandy.

08/03/2013

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Teen Drowns In Inactive Ocean County Mining Pit

Police in Berkeley Township received a call about a swimmer in distress in Fischer’s Pit around 8:44 p.m. on July 2nd.

07/03/2013

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Great Summer Workouts To Get You Out Of The Gym And Into The Sunshine

Everyone knows how beneficial it is to get a certain amount of exercise per day but occasionally we need a bit of advice to make the right choice.

06/17/2013

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Top Swim Classes In Philadelphia

Whether you want to learn basic swimming skills or simply perfect your stroke, these are the top spots in Philadelphia to keep your head above water.

04/26/2013

Missing Philadelphia Man’s Body Found In Delaware River

Tinicum Township police say 65-year-old Hubert Elmore had last been seen early Sunday morning near the Anchorage Marina in Essington.

09/03/2012

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Michael Phelps To Make Appearance At Atlantic City Nightclub

Michael Phelps, the all-time Olympic medal winner, will be partying with guests at The Pool After Dark at Harrah’s AC on Sept. 22.

08/21/2012

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Drownings After Beach Hours An Issue Along Jersey Shore

Five people have drowned off of a Jersey beach this season, including 10-year-old Khitan Devine who was swimming in Atlantic City.

07/16/2012

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Swimming Fatalities On The Rise

You’ve heard warnings about heat stroke, sunburn, and heat exhaustion. But there may be another life-threatening danger brought on by the heat wave.

07/07/2012

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The Importance Of Learning To Swim

The truth of the matter is that learning how to swim could save the life of yourself or someone you love.

06/19/2012

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Some City Pools Now Up And Running

The City opened a baker’s dozen pools today, the first of the 70 it will have in service by June 29th.

06/18/2012

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Top Waterparks And Pools In Philadelphia

From spraygrounds to swim clubs to state parks and theme parks, the Philadelphia area has it all, but these are the best of the best.

06/08/2012

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