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CHOP's Efforts to Stop the Stress Violence Can Cause in Children
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CHOP's Efforts to Stop the Stress Violence Can Cause in Children

Violence can have a profound effect on children, and add to their stress. The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is focusing on helping children and teenagers get through the trauma that is caused... »

The Attic Celebrates 25 Years Supporting the LGBTQ Youth
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The Attic Celebrates 25 Years Supporting the LGBTQ Youth

The attic is an organization that has provided a safe and supportive community for LGBTQ youth for 25 years. Carrie Jacobs, the co-founder and executive director, discusses the history and mission behind... »

How to Look Like Social Media Filters in Real Life
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How to Look Like Social Media Filters in Real Life

You don't need surgery to look like Snapchat filters. Some carefully placed makeup, and following the steps, can make you look like you do on social media filters. »

The Impact of Filter Fascination
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The Impact of Filter Fascination

Whether it's taking a selfite at an event or facetiming with a loved one, more than ever, we're taking a better look at ourselves. The popularitiy of social media and apps that allow you to change your... »

Salus University is Looking Out for Philadelphia Kids
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Salus University is Looking Out for Philadelphia Kids

The Eye Institute of Salus University is hosting its 12th annual charity fundraiser this weekend.The event raises money that continues the organizations’ partnership with Philadelphia schools, which... »

Studies: Appendix Removal Linked to Lower Parkinson's Risk

Studies: Appendix Removal Linked to Lower Parkinson's Risk

Scientists have found a new clue that Parkinson's disease may get its start not in the brain but in the gut — maybe in the appendix. People who had their appendix removed early in life had a lower risk... »

Connecting Parents and Teens Through Hard Times
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Connecting Parents and Teens Through Hard Times

It is not always easy for teenagers to communicate their struggles or concerns with their parents. Dr. Ken Ginsburg, professor of pediatrics at the Children's Hopsital of Philadelphia, has created... »

US Steps Up Scrutiny of Funds for Asbestos Exposure Victims

US Steps Up Scrutiny of Funds for Asbestos Exposure Victims

The Trump administration has stepped up scrutiny of asbestos trust funds, concerned that the pots of money intended to help people exposed to the hazardous substance are being depleted by fraudulent claims... »

Halloween Can Be Deadly for Pedestrians, Traffic Study Says
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Halloween Can Be Deadly for Pedestrians, Traffic Study Says

Trick-or-treaters beware: Halloween can be deadly for pedestrians and children face the greatest danger. Research published Tuesday found a 43 percent higher risk of pedestrian deaths on Halloween night than on... »

Giving Students a 'Base' for Learning, Emotional Health
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Giving Students a 'Base' for Learning, Emotional Health

The Camden School District is home to "School Base," a youth services program that aims to strengthen emotional wellness and academic success. It's helping students discover who they are and learn how... »

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