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Parents Raising Children With Disabilities Should Remember To Have “Me” Time

Raising a child with disabilities is stressful and parents need to be reminded not to forget they’re important too.


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University of the Sciences Hosts Pre-College Conference For High School Students

The free ‘Step Into College’ event is Saturday.


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Traub a Versatile Star For USciences Women’s Hoops

Junior guard/forward Brianne Traub is nearly averaging a double-double for the Division II Devils. Through 18 games, she’s scoring at a clip of 19.9 points a game while pulling down 8.6 rebounds. And it should be noted, she is also having a blast doing it.


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Popular Over-The-Counter Drug Can Be Dangerous When Taken Too Often

Acetaminophen, a pain and fever reducing medication, is the active ingredient in Tylenol and all sorts of other things, and that’s where a danger lies.


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Local Professor Offers Tips For Travelling With Special Needs Children

Traveling with special needs children takes planning anytime, but during the holidays its crucial to be prepared.


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Univ. of the Sciences Helping Its Students Fight High Cholesterol

One local university is taking an opportunity this month, National Cholesterol Education Month, to urge its students to pay attention to the dangers of high cholesterol.


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Hartzell Settling In At University Of The Sciences

By Matt Leon PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – After a very successful tenure as the head varsity girls basketball coach at Archbishop Ryan High School, Jackie Hartzell has moved on to the college level – but stayed […]


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Former Ursinus Star Stanton Headlines Small College Hoops HOF Class

The Philadelphia Area Small College Coaches Association will hold it’s annual Hall of Fame dinner later this month, inducting three new members.


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Sciences’ Kerr A Dominant Force As A Sophomore

Tim Kerr’s son Garret is leading Division II basketball in rebounding for University Of The Sciences.


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University of the Sciences Marks 192nd Anniversary

Speakers talked about the establishment of the university in 1821 by 68 prominent Philadelphia apothecaries who pledged “to invite a spirit of pharmaceutical investigation.”


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Univ. Of Sciences Doctor Conducting Study On Obese People With Chronic Pain

“Maybe they have back pain, knee pain, they might have chronic headaches, ” says Dr. Amy Janke, assistant professor of psychology at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.


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University Of The Sciences Introduces First Female, African-American President

The Alabama native is the first woman and first African-American to ever be appointed to the position.



Another Kerr Making A Name For Himself In Front Of The Net

Garret Kerr is taking after his father Tim, but not on the ice.


Villanova women's basketball head coach Harry Perretta. (Credit: Villanova University)

Villanova’s Perretta Newest Member of 600-Win Club

When his Villanova women’s basketball team beat Iona earlier this month, Wildcats head coach Harry Perretta punched his ticket to an exclusive club. He became the 35th coach in the history of women’s basketball (22nd in Division I) to win 600 games as a head coach.


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Top US Officials In Philadelphia To Tout Upcoming Health Care Fraud Fight

Medicare and Medicaid fraud were at the top of the agenda at the sixth annual regional Health Care Fraud Prevention Summit, at the University of the Sciences, in West Philadelphia.