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Study Suggests Learning New Skills May Keep Aging Minds Sharp

Getting older and want to keep your mind sharp? It seems that crossword puzzles and reading just won’t cut it.

11/25/2013

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MD Anderson Cancer Center Facility To Open At Cooper Hospital

John Sheridan, president and CEO of Cooper Health System, says MD Anderson is the number one cancer research institution in the world, with the most clinical trials.

09/27/2013

Heather, Daniel and Donna all differ on the issue of whether or not men receive more flextime than women. (Credit: Michelle Durham)

Study: Men More Likely To Receive Flextime Than Women

A new study finds that men who asked for flextime due to family circumstances were more likely to receive it than women. But is this the case in Philadelphia?

08/09/2013

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Study: Children Can Learn By Explaining

Many times students can recite facts, but don’t understand underlying concepts. A new study suggests that focusing on ‘how?’ and ‘why?’ can help them learn.

06/18/2013

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Local Students Weigh In On Supreme Court Affirmative Action Case

The justices heard arguments Wednesday in a challenge to the program from a white Texan who claims she was discriminated against when the university did not offer her a spot in 2008.

10/10/2012

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Study Says Many Asthma Patients May Not Need Daily Steroid Inhaler Use

Experts are warning patients not to change their current treatment before consulting with their physician.

09/17/2012

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More Kidney Stones In Warmer Climates

Did you know that kidney stones are more common when people are dehydrated? This is why we see more kidney stones in the summer or when people are on long flights and don’t drink water.

07/22/2011

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