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Police: Female Store Owner Stabbed During Robbery In South Philadelphia

Philadelphia police are searching for a suspect they say stabbed a female store owner during a robbery Thursday morning.


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Elderly Driver Injured After Crashing Car Into South Philadelphia Wawa

A 70-year-old woman was hospitalized after a car crashed into a South Philadelphia convenience store Monday morning.



Customer Shot Twice Trying To Stop Robbery Of South Philly Store

Investigators say a customer who intervened during the attempted robbery of Philadelphia store Monday was shot twice.



Church In Chinatown Transforms Into Free Health Clinic For The Uninsured

A group of volunteer doctors and nurses from Drexel and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital have teamed up to provide free medical care to the uninsured.


(Bobby Rydell on stage Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Bobby Rydell Celebrates With Transplant Patient At Local Hospital

Sixties icon Bobby Rydell shared a song and acknowledged a very special bond that he has with a young transplant patient at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.


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Local Researcher Making Progress In Fight Against Parkinson’s Disease

A local researcher is showing promising results on an experimental drug to treat Parkinson’s Disease.


Prince William and Kate Middleton

Health: Health Condition Lands Pregnant Kate the Duchess of Cambridge In Hospital

Prince William and his wife Kate are expecting their first child. The news was revealed today because Kate was taken to the hospital for a severe form of morning sickness. Doctors say the duchess’s condition is rare, but treatable. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on the condition.



Health: New Device Restores Hearing in Local Patients

A new high tech device is restoring hearing. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl introduces one of the first patients to benefit in our area.


Sleep Apnea

New Sleep Studies Can Be Performed At Home

If you need to have a sleep study and don’t want to spend the night in the lab, you might not have to leave your own bed.


Breast Cancer

Jefferson Doctor Explores New Procedure To Test For Malignant Breast Tumors

Dr. Mathew Thakur is testing the use of a PET scan to light up radioactive material injected into the body.


(A hand demonstrating Dupuytren's contracture)

New Treatment For Genetic Hand Disorder

There’s a new treatment giving hope to the millions who suffer from the progressive genetic condition that affects the hand called Dupuytren’s Disease.


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New Report Questions Value Of PSA Screenings For Prostate Cancer

This is not the first report or panel to question the value of the PSA blood test as many prostate cancers are slow-growing and the treatment could be worse than the disease.


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Robots Help Jefferson Doctors Care For Stroke Patients

Thomas Jefferson University hospital has placed 28 diagnostic robots in community hospitals to help stroke victims get the care they need.


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New Jersey Lawmakers Propose New Tanning Bed Legislation

As New Jersey mom Patricia Krentcil stands in court, accused of bringing her daughter into a tanning bed, one look at her is raising some questions about the risks of excessive tanning.


(Toby Mazer, cofounder of the Delaware Valley Stroke Council.  Credit: Lynne Adkins)

Area Health Professionals Provide Free Screenings On ‘Stroke Alert Day’

Toby Mazer, co-founder of the Delaware Valley Stroke Council, says education can save lives.