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Harvard Medical School student Aliya Feroe, of Minneapolis, Minn., poses for a photograph on the school's campus, in Boston on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019.
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AP News
February 20, 2020 - 11:34 am
Ask any LGBTQ patient about awkward doctor visits and chances are they'll have a story to tell. When being heterosexual is presumed even in doctors' offices, those who identify otherwise can feel marginalized and less likely to seek medical care, contributing to health problems that include high...
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Prescription drugs.
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KYW Staff
February 19, 2020 - 7:56 pm
Communication is important whether it is in business, sports or world politics, and there is no doubt it is crucial in health care, where the stakes can be tremendously high. Read more here.
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Arnett Woodall of West Phillie Produce
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Cherri Gregg
February 18, 2020 - 5:00 am
Arnett Woodall is changing the game by transforming his neighborhood. Read more about this KYW Newsradio Gamechanger here.
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The assistant manager of a South Philadelphia dollar store has posted a note on the door saying kids need to be accompanied by a parent or someone over 18.
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Kristen Johanson
February 17, 2020 - 4:55 pm
Philadelphia police have been beefing up patrols in and around Center City after a recent spike in retail thefts — much of which, they say, are being committed by teenagers. But one police commander came up with a new way to reduce crime while also giving the teens a safe space after school. Read...
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U.S. Attorney Bill McSwain
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Jim Melwert
January 22, 2020 - 3:28 pm
New federal charges have been filed against alleged members of a violent sex and drug trafficking gang in Berks County, which U.S. Attorney Bill McSwain described as “shocking” and “depraved.” Read more here.
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Target parking lot in Wynnefield Heights, Philadelphia
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Tim Jimenez
January 22, 2020 - 6:58 am
Police are investigating a shooting in a Target parking lot in Wynnefield Heights, just off City Avenue, that left one man dead and two others wounded. Read more here.
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Heroin syringe or other narcotic substances
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David Madden
January 19, 2020 - 4:30 am
New Jersey reported a slight reduction in the number of opioid-related deaths in 2019. But state officials from the governor on down vow to step up their efforts to lower those numbers even further. Read more here.
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Drugs.
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KYW Staff
January 13, 2020 - 6:06 pm
The use of methamphetamines and fentanyl together are on the rise in the United States. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Customs and Border Protection narcotics detector dog Dasha.
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Kimberly Adams
January 10, 2020 - 8:53 pm
Philadelphia Customs and Border Protection starts off the new year with a new drug seizure after last summer's record breaking cocaine discovery at the Packer Avenue Terminal. Read more here.
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Drug bust
Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office
David Madden
January 08, 2020 - 1:41 pm
After a year-long probe in Central Jersey, two dozen people have been charged in a large-scale marijuana ring, in which they allegedly laced popular candies with THC. Read more here.
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