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Having higher-than-normal cholesterol and blood pressure levels before age 40 can raise your risk of heart disease later in life more than you might think, according to a new study.
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July 15, 2019 - 3:23 pm
By Jacqueline Howard, CNN (CNN) - - Having higher-than-normal cholesterol and blood pressure levels before age 40 can raise your risk of heart disease later in life more than you might think, according to a new study. A level of "bad" LDL cholesterol at 100 mg/dL or higher as a young adult was...
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This Prime Day, eBay will take on its main competitor with a "crash" sale designed to poke fun at and poach customers from rival Amazon
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July 15, 2019 - 3:15 pm
By Pamela Boykoff and Clare Sebastian (CNN) — This Prime Day , eBay will take on its main competitor with a "crash" sale designed to poke fun at and poach customers from rival Amazon. EBay promises a special set of deals that will release only if Amazon's website goes down. (Amazon's website...
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TORONTO, ON - MAY 07: Ben Simmons #25 of the Philadelphia 76ers shoots the ball during warm up, prior to Game Five of the second round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs against the Toronto Raptors at Scotiabank Arena on May 7, 2019 in Toronto, Canada.
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July 15, 2019 - 2:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers and star guard Ben Simmons have agreed to a $170 million, five-year contract extension, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The max deal is the latest big commitment by a team expected to make a serious push at its first NBA...
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SEPTA summer construction
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Mike DeNardo
July 15, 2019 - 1:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Starting Saturday, a major construction project will disrupt travel for thousands of SEPTA regional rail riders. From Saturday July 20 to Sunday August 4 there will be no trains running on the Airport Line, only shuttle buses. Shuttles will also be used on the Media...
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Automotive Engineer Works on the Personal Computer, He Perfects New Car Model Prototype Sketch. He Works in the Bright and Modern Office. - stock photo
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Jim Melwert
July 15, 2019 - 12:29 pm
PENNSYLVANIA (KYW Newsradio) — Digital license plates have been given the green-light in a few states across the country. Here in Pennsylvania, PennDOT is in the early stages of a pilot program. Neville Boston is co-founder and CEO of Reviver, the company behind the digital plates. He says they use...
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Community activist Darryl Shuler shakes hands with Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross.
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Pat Toddy
July 15, 2019 - 8:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An event organized by Pa. Sen. Sharif Street and community activist Darryl Shuler drew about 1,000 people to the Met Philadelphia auditorium for a forum about solutions to gun violence on Sunday night. Pat Toddy / KYW Newsradio Parents who lost kids to guns, and kids...
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DES MOINES, IOWA - JUNE 08: Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) greets people during a campaign stop at the Capital City Pride Fest on June 08, 2019 in Des Moines, Iowa.
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Pat Loeb
July 15, 2019 - 7:06 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There were new developments Monday in the effort to avert the closure of Hahnemann Hospital: Local officials asked for federal financial help and a presidential candidate said he was introducing a bill that would provide just that. Sen. Bernie Sanders announced a...
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Cherri Gregg
July 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A South Philadelphia man, who was once a part of the youth violence problem in the city, is now opening up a center that he hopes will become part of the solution. Located at 27th and Tasker streets, the Young Chances Foundation Youth Engagement Center will offer a...
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July 14, 2019 - 4:30 pm
By Sarah Min (CBS) — Amazon Prime Day will kick off on Monday with 48 hours of deals for tens of millions of consumers who are Amazon Prime members, but the surge in internet traffic is also likely to attract scammers looking to steal your data and payment card details. "Consumers should proceed...
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A wounded marine veteran from Reading was in for a big treat Saturday night at country music duo Florida Georgia Line's concert in Camden. Chris Kaag will be taking on new adventures  thanks to the country duo, the Independence Fund.
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Antionette Lee
July 14, 2019 - 2:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A wounded Marine veteran from Reading, Pennsylvania was in for a big treat Saturday night at country music duo Florida Georgia Line's concert in Camden. Chris Kaag will be taking on new adventures and some newfound freedom thanks to the country duo and the...
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