Health

Anthony Manchio with one of his Wills Eye Hospital physicians, glaucoma surgeon AaKriti Garg Shukla, M.D.
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Lynne Adkins
August 09, 2020 - 12:25 pm
It might be a scary prospect, but it's possible to have a safe hospital visit during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more here.
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Boxes and bags of garbage piled up.
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Hadas Kuznits
August 08, 2020 - 3:49 pm
A local municipality is having trouble keeping up with trash pickup after their sanitation workers came down with COVID-19. Read more here.
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Self-swab coronavirus test kit
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Jim Melwert
August 07, 2020 - 1:40 pm
Pennsylvania health officials say they're working hard to expand COVID-19 testing sites. Results from those tests are still taking a week or more to come back, and at least one lawmaker is asking the state to look into other options. Read more here.
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Coronavirus testing kits
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Lynne Adkins
August 07, 2020 - 11:59 am
For years, hospitals have required employees to get flu shots every year. Now with the catastrophic economic and human toll that COVID-19 has taken, will your boss require you to get the vaccine? Read more here.
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MossRehab is the first in the nation to use three pieces of advanced technology.
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Lynne Adkins
August 06, 2020 - 12:44 pm
MossRehab, in Elkins Park, is now the first in the country to use three pieces of advanced technology to help patients with brain injuries regain movement, strength, mobility and balance. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Neil Walker (12) slides safely into home plate on Philadelphia Phillies catcher Andrew Knapp (15) (not pictured) RBI single during the second inning against the New York Yankees at Citizens Bank Park.
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Dave Uram
August 06, 2020 - 11:05 am
Joe Girardi’s brief tenure as Phillies manager is off to a bumpy start for many reasons, some that are out of his control. Read more here.
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Joe Biden
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AP News
August 05, 2020 - 11:50 am
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden will not travel to Milwaukee to accept his party’s White House nomination because of concerns over the coronavirus. Read more here.
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Rebekah Sager
August 05, 2020 - 11:38 am
The cruise industry announced Wednesday, that is is voluntarily suspending all cruises in the U.S. until ‘at least’ October 31. Will this affect your trip?
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Johnny Lopez
August 04, 2020 - 7:23 pm
Pillsbury has brought back their Ghost and Pumpkin Shape Sugar Cookie Dough, but added an update that parents are sure to approve. Now the cookie dough in both of the ready-to-bake delicacies are “safe to eat raw,”
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Tarrah Gibbons
August 04, 2020 - 2:42 pm
If you’re heading to the supermarket to buy red onions, you may want to be careful. Federal health officials linked a United States Salmonella outbreak to red onions.
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