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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...
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Pretty (Courageous) in Pink: Color These Cancer Warriors Optimistic

Pink ribbons prove to be a powerful message in battling cancer. If there’s one message Elaine Grobman has for Philadelphia, it’s this: There just isn’t...
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On the LAM

  Imagine getting short of breath doing the simplest of daily activities: walking up the stairs, going grocery shopping, carrying the laundry basket or lifting...
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A Better Catheter in the Pipeline?

It's one of the things about a hospital stay that men loathe, and that infectious bacteria love: the urinary catheter. Now, a new study...
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Is N-i-c-e! Was Borat on to Something?

Frank Rosci Jewish Exponent Feature "Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan," the film phenomenon that caused laugh riots...
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Being in the Company of ‘The Lonely Patient’

When Michael Stein, M.D., decided to write his book, The Lonely Patient: How We Experience Illness, he said it was meant to examine and...
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Pods, iPain: Is Earful Harmful?

 When Dani Busgasch exercises on the treadmill, she listens to music on her iPod to help get through her workout. But after reading recent...
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This Springboard in Swim of Helping Out

The image of a springboard in action is a forceful one, as the power-packed mechanism works to lift objects well off the ground and...
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New Book Aims to Create Harmony Between Former Spouses

A psychologist and psychotherapist hopes to increase the harmony between ex-spouses with her latest book.    It's best for ex-spouses to get along for the sake of...