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Mindfulness Methods Help People Learn to Embrace Winter With Smiles, Not Swears

Seniors: Here's some advice and pre-planned solutions for some of the difficult aspects of this chilly season. Winter can be a difficult season for many...
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CHOP Doc Gives Inoculation His Best Shot

A Q and A with Dr. Paul Offit, the chief of infectious diseases at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia who works to overcome the beliefs of...
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Keeping Your Back in Action

From mobile apps to exercise balls, there are more ways than ever to keep your back in shape. It happens once an hour during my...
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It’s OK to Worry

Give yourself permission to experience the full range of emotions and you'll lead a more fulfilling life, writes the author of several books on...
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Raising the Ante in the Anti-Oxidant Argument

Can these so-called life savers, heralded as cancer fighters, actually harm you? Walk into a vitamin or health food store — or simply browse the...
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Potion Sickness: Getting Deep Into Skin Care Products

When dealing with the dizzying array of creams, serums and sprays designed to save your skin, what you don't know can cost you money...
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Cavity Searches: Using Dentistry as a Diagnostic Tool

The health of your mouth can be an early warning system for the health of the rest of your body.   You wouldn’t think of scheduling...
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Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts … Candy Bars?

 Veggies can be better for you than even mom imagined. Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower and other cruciferous vegetables have been described as “superfood”: Not only...
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Saving Kids

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia plays a big role in treating pediatric cancer victims but is not alone in this rescue mission. For children diagnosed with...
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Prostate Cancer: A Patient’s Firsthand Account of Battling Back

A patient faces difficult decisions in a battle to survive prostate cancer. Larry Waldman, 59, is a prime example of what successful prostate cancer treatment...