Alzheimer's disease
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Lynne Adkins
May 31, 2020 - 5:30 pm
COVID-19 has been found to lead to strokes in some young patients — an illness that is devastating at any age. But there is a way for young people to get support from others who understand what they’re going through. Read more here.
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MossRehab robotic arm
Lynne Adkins
May 25, 2020 - 11:39 am
Rehabilitation patients recovering from the coronavirus at MossRehab now have another treatment to help them recoup: a robotic arm. Read more here.
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Addiction rehab
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Paul Kurtz
April 29, 2020 - 5:43 pm
As alcohol sales soar during the pandemic, addiction treatment experts are beginning to see an increase in the number of people who need to go into rehab. Read more here.
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Lynne Adkins
April 24, 2020 - 1:49 pm
MossRehab traditionally treats people with stroke, brain and spinal cord injuries. Now, the Elkins Park facility is treating patients who are recovering from COVID-19. Read more here.
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David Sichel and his emotional support dog Henry.
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John McDevitt
January 21, 2020 - 4:10 pm
David Sichel rescued Henry, a Shih Tzu mix, as an emotional support dog to help reduce anxiety for people who utilize his service, Sober Transport, which provides reliable transportation for those seeking or receiving rehabilitation. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro
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Steve Tawa
March 25, 2019 - 3:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The co-founder and executives of Liberation Way, a Bucks County-based drug treatment center, have been charged in an alleged scheme that "profited off the addiction of others." Following a grand jury investigation, 11 people and nine businesses face state and federal...
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Actor Shia LaBeouf poses at the premiere of "Honey Boy" during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, in Park City, Utah.
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January 27, 2019 - 9:22 am
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Shia LaBeouf latest film was born in an unusual place — court-ordered rehab. The actor spent time writing the script for his semi-autobiographical "Honey Boy" while he was being treated for substance abuse after a 2017 arrest. "He wrote this script in rehab and actually sent...
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An opossum at Philadelphia Metro Wildlife Center.
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Molly Daly
January 05, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This year will be a busy one for the only fully licensed wildlife rehabilitation clinic serving Philadelphia, Montgomery, Delaware, and Chester counties. The non-profit opened its doors April 1st. Philadelphia Metro Wildlife Center Executive Director Rick Schubert...
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Bam Margera
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January 02, 2019 - 3:32 pm
By Lisa Respers France (CNN) — Bam Margera is banking on a third stint in rehab being what he needs. The "Jackass" star posted on his official Instagram account Tuesday that he was checking himself in. "Off to alcohol rehab for the 3rd time," the caption on the photo of him holding son Phoenix Wolf...
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Richard Modglin outside Dirty Franks
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Andrew Kramer
September 24, 2018 - 9:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you've been to Dirty Franks at 13th and Pine streets at any point over the last three decades, odds are you've come across Sheila Modglin. She's tended bar there for over 30 years, and has become quite popular among patrons. She's also known for starting a...
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