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Philadelphia Developing Breakthrough Cancer Treatments
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Philadelphia Developing Breakthrough Cancer Treatments

NBC10 and Telemundo 62 are bringing together doctors from the leading cancer institution in our area to talk about the progress that has been made against the disease. »

Program Gives Kids With Special Needs a License to Drive
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Program Gives Kids With Special Needs a License to Drive

The University of Delaware’s GoBabyGo! program housed a miniature version of our signature (?) car. The program teams UD students up with local city workers to provide modified ride-on cars to children up to the... »

Millions in Local Medical Debt Paid Off by Nonprofit
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Millions in Local Medical Debt Paid Off by Nonprofit

RIP Medical Debt, a non-profit organization that buys people medical debt and forgives them, received money to pay over $250 million of medical debt. NBCUniversal also donated to help erase $15 million... »

Heroin, Fentanyl Remain Biggest Drug Threat to US, Feds Say

Heroin, Fentanyl Remain Biggest Drug Threat to US, Feds Say

Drug overdose deaths hit the highest level ever recorded in the United States last year, with an estimated 200 people dying per day, according to a report by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. »

C Grades for Premature Births in Pa., NJ and Del.
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C Grades for Premature Births in Pa., NJ and Del.

Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware have all earned "C" letter grades from the March of Dimes for the number of premature births in 2018, which means 10 percent of babies were preterm. »

Philly Ranked Among Top Cities 'Getting Health Care Right'

Philly Ranked Among Top Cities 'Getting Health Care Right'

Healthgrades, a Denver-based health care data company, released its list of the top 100 U.S. cities “getting health care right,” and Philadelphia cracked the top 10. »

To Spank Or Not to Spank
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To Spank Or Not to Spank

The American Academy of Pediatrics is calling for a ban on spanking as a from of discipline. They say spanking does not improve behavior and may actually cause more agressive behavior in the long run. »

Combating Too Much Screen Time for Teens
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Combating Too Much Screen Time for Teens

It is not a surprise that teens are spending more time on their phones and in front of screens than in years past. Experts say one to two hours of physical activity a day, plus eating healthier, can help prevent... »

Federal Health Care Website Up and Running After Slow Start

Federal Health Care Website Up and Running After Slow Start

The federal website where consumers can get health insurance under the Affordable Care Act was up and running Thursday after a slow start as sign-up season for 2019 opened days before the midterm... »

Young People Turn to Plastic Surgery for Filtered Look
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Young People Turn to Plastic Surgery for Filtered Look

People are turning to plastic surgery to look like Snapchat filters. Patients as young as 20 years old are asking plastic surgeons for Botox injections to get that "filtered" look. »

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