Health

Fans hold signs in support of Philadelphia Flyers' Oskar Lindblom during a stoppage in the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Anaheim Ducks, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, in Philadelphia.
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AP News
December 18, 2019 - 9:15 am
Oskar Lindblom was just a visitor in the Flyers' locker room Tuesday, his presence enough to lift the spirits of a franchise rocked by the promising forward's cancer fight. He was never far from his teammates' thoughts, and they tapped their sticks as Flyers fans stood in support, all in his corner...
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Dr. Glenn Sterner
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John McDevitt
December 17, 2019 - 5:33 pm
A panel of experts on the opioid epidemic and substance abuse converged at Penn State Abington Tuesday, shining a light on the stigma some may face when trying to return to facets of normalcy. Read more here.
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Vaccine
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AP News
December 16, 2019 - 7:29 pm
New Jersey's Democrat-led Assembly has passed a bill to eliminate religious exemptions for vaccines for schoolchildren. Read more here.
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Lisa Weidman, a nurse at Philadelphia Charter School for Arts and Sciences, is honored for saving a student's life.
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Justin Udo
December 16, 2019 - 1:44 pm
The city of Philadelphia, in a ceremony on Monday, honored Lisa Weidman, a nurse at Philadelphia Charter School for Arts and Sciences, for her work saving a young girl's life last April. Read more here.
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Hyperdrive
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Mike Dougherty
December 16, 2019 - 10:14 am
The new Star Wars movie opens in theaters this week, and Disney has issued a warning that some scenes could trigger seizures in some people with epilepsy. A neurologist from Temple has some advice for moviegoers about what to do. Read more here.
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Broken Christmas tree ornament.
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Lynne Adkins
December 15, 2019 - 4:30 am
It's called the most wonderful time of the year, but it's also the most stressful. Read more here.
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Cellphone
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AP News
December 12, 2019 - 12:29 pm
Federal regulators are setting up a new three-digit number to reach a suicide prevention hotline in order to make it easier to seek help and reduce the stigma associated with mental health. Read more here.
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Star Wars
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CNN
December 10, 2019 - 12:58 pm
"Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker," the highly anticipated conclusion to the Skywalker saga, could trigger seizures in photosensitive people. Read more here.
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White Castle Sliders
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CNN
December 10, 2019 - 12:43 pm
White Castle has issued a voluntary recall of multiple products for possible listeria contamination. Read more here.
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Rowan University held a forum on mental health and suicide after several students ended their lives on the campus this year.
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Pat Toddy
December 10, 2019 - 8:45 am
Rowan University hosted a discussion about approaches to mental health Monday night for students and staff. the Galssboro campus is united in grief, and trying to cope with the loss of three classmates to suicide this semester. Students are looking for answers and support, and university officials...
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