Health

A person talking to a doctor about a diet.
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Lynne Adkins
January 14, 2020 - 4:00 am
If your New Year's resolution is to lose a few pounds, it pays to pick the right diet. Read more here.
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Rasa Kaye
January 13, 2020 - 3:00 pm
Members of the medical community are keeping a weather eye on how our rapidly warming world is already challenging our physical well-being — and how that may change how they respond to the increased demand for drugs to treat climate change’s exacerbation of health problems. Read more here.
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Laura H. Carnell Elementary School
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Mike DeNardo
January 13, 2020 - 1:29 pm
Students and staff are back inside Laura H. Carnell Elementary School after a three-week closure for asbestos abatement. But the teachers union said it can't guarantee that conditions are safe. Read more here.
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Howard Nathan.
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Flashpoint
January 11, 2020 - 4:00 am
Gift of Life Donor Program shattered records for the 12th year in a row as it leads the nation in the number of organ donors and organ transplants. Read more here.
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Noel Davis.
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Antionette Lee
January 10, 2020 - 6:30 am
Noel Davis dreamed of becoming an archaeologist since the age of 12. That dream came true, and the Rutgers graduate was able to take her love of digging overseas for excavating projects in Italy and England. But about a year into her first dream job, things took a wrong turn. Read more here.
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Glass of water
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Molly Daly
January 09, 2020 - 5:53 pm
Members of the Congressional PFAS Task Force held a news conference Thursday to push for the passage of a bill that would require the federal government to address PFAS contamination. Read more here.
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Flu shot
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Mark Abrams
January 09, 2020 - 3:39 pm
The number of flu cases showing up in doctors’ offices and emergency rooms has spiked in recent weeks. Medical officials predict this season so far is on track to be as severe as the 2017-2018 flu season, which was the deadliest in more than four decades. Read more here.
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Laura H. Carnell Elementary School
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Justin Udo
January 08, 2020 - 5:58 pm
Local officials are taking a stand against asbestos-infested schools in Philadelphia and bringing it directly to the attention of the governor. Read more here.
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Vape shop
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Pat Loeb
January 08, 2020 - 3:45 pm
The Philadelphia Department of Public Health has pulled cigarette sale permits from 149 stores — the first enforcement action under beefed-up rules to prevent tobacco sales to minors. Read more here.
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KYW Staff
January 03, 2020 - 4:30 am
There is no doubt that the holidays can be a wonderful time for family and a period of celebration. But even in the best situations, it can be stressful. Read more here.
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