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Doctors Working To Diagnose Autism Before Kids Are Born

There's a potential breakthrough regarding autism. Doctors might now be able to tell if a child has autism before they're born.

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Pennsylvania & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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CHP Gives Premature Baby A Fighting Chance

A premature baby has a fighting chance and his parents thank Children’s Hospital for his improving condition.

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Health Officials Warn Number Of Whooping Cough Cases Going Up

Health officials are sending out warnings after the number of Whooping Cough cases has doubled the yearly average.

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Local Doctor Offers Advice For Preventing MRSA In Your Own Home

We all know that bacteria and viruses are lurking out there. But, you may not realize that you can pick up dangerous infections *inside* our own home. MRSA, for example, can be hiding where you least expect it.

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Forbes Hospital Opening To Medical Students

The hospital will help the next generation of local doctors.

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Local Actress Working With Hospitals To Improve Bedside Manner

A local actress is doing something that could improve the way your doctor treats you. You might call it “Bedside Manner School.”

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How To Beat The Winter Blues And Avoid Cabin Fever

Winter is all fun and games…until after New Years’ Eve.

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Corneal Inlay Procedure Developed To Help People Read Without Glasses

Eyes not what they used to be? You’re not alone. Millions of people over the age of 45 need reading glasses. But what if you could restore your vision without them?

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Health Officials Warn Flu Vaccine May Be Less Effective This Winter

The flu vaccine may not be very effective this winter, according to U.S. health officials who worry this may lead to more serious illnesses and deaths.

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.

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What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?

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