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Local University Encourages Healthy Living Through Competition

Students living a healthy lifestyle and using social media could win a lot of money in cash and scholarships from the University of the Sciences.

10/05/2014

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New Oxycodone Pill Designed To Prevent Abuse

The FDA has approved an oxycodone pill designed to deter abuse.

07/30/2014

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Local Doctor Offers Advice On Keeping Autistic Children Safe Near Water

Keeping autistic children safe near the water is a major issue as drowning is the leading cause of death for them.

07/12/2014

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University Of The Sciences Goes Smoke And Tobacco Free On Campus

The University of the Sciences joins more than 1,300 other colleges and universities in going smoke and tobacco free.

05/02/2014

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Local College Student Persuades School To Update Well-Known Sign

The blue and white wheel chair design on a handicapped parking sign or where a facility is wheelchair accessible is well known, but not active enough for 22-year-old Chris Yang.

04/19/2014

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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.

03/30/2014

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

The free ‘Step Into College’ event is Saturday.

03/06/2014

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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.

01/30/2014

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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.

12/16/2013

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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.

11/24/2013

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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.

09/28/2013

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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 […]

06/28/2013

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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.

03/05/2013

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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.

03/01/2013

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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.”

02/21/2013

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