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Sleep. Its importance for good mental and physical health can't be stressed too strongly. Without enough of it, we're like photos out of focus...
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Flu the Coop?

With Philadelphia experiencing some unseasonably warm weather earlier this month, some people may have forgotten all about their getting a flu shot back in...
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Smokin’

A new brain-imaging study by researchers in the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania shows that cigarette cravings in smokers who are...
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A Pro-Prozac Nation?

 In December 2005, Alex , a Montgomery County resident, said he considered taking his own life. The successful, middle-aged professional had been feeling anxious,...
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To Kids’ Health in 2008!

With the end of 2007 and the beginning of a new year, KidsHealth.org, created by the nonprofit Nemours Foundation's Center for Children's Health Media,...
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Doctor, Patient See A Miracle for Chanukah

Miracles are not the stuff of dreamy fantasy, but a tangible truth to Shoshanna Garfinkel and ophthalmologist Leonard H. Ginsburg, M.D., a certified diabetes...
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Forget-Me-Nots?

Alzheimer's disease -- a well-known cause of memory impairment in aging -- is surely the most common and feared problem consulted about in geriatric...
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Ya Hip?

Experts agree that being hip is about having an "in" outlook, a certain "with-it" stance that identifies one as cutting-edge, contemporary, "in sync" with...
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Opening the Flue, Then Making the Flu Lots Worse

With cold and flu season just around the corner, many invest significant time and dollars into taking measures to boost their immune systems and...

Day-Scho​ol Student Recovers From Swine Flu

  A 12-year-old student at a local Jewish day school has contracted and recovered from what may be the first case of swine flu in...