Family Health

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You’re Making What for Thanksgiving?

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. Every year, my entire family gathers at my aunt’s house in Berwyn and, for about five or six hours, I […]

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Philly Bedbug Scare Far From Over

A few weeks ago we posted an interview with local bedbug expert Changlu Wang from Rutgers University and since then the stories I’ve heard from […]

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The Pen Kids Really Need for School

Backpacks, notebooks, calculators, pencils, and pens … these are some of our common back-to-school supplies.  But with food allergies becoming more and more common, the […]

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Eight Surprising Sleep Stealers

Becky is a 39-year-old woman who works as a paralegal for a busy Philadelphia law firm.  Her primary complaint at our last visit was that […]

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Fall In Love With You

Loving your body is one of those things that’s sometimes easier said than done. As the weather begins to turn and we slip into those […]

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Save Three Lives in 20 Minutes

The other day two of my fellow coworkers dropped by my office with the official tell-tale signs that they had taken an hour or so […]

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Ask a Top Doctor: How Can I Teach My Kid to Swallow Pills?

With the last great summer hurrah arriving this weekend, chances are you’re more concerned about your kids getting one last bad bout of sunburn or […]

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The Bedbugs Are Coming. Are You Ready?

Bedbugs are becoming increasingly common and are starting to show up in more places than nasty hotel rooms. Just last week, a woman reported being […]

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Ask a Top Doctor: Do My Kids Need to Wear Sunglasses?

“The greatest amount of UV damage to the eye happens in the first 18 years of life, so it’s even more vital for children to […]

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The Philly Foods Nutritionists Crave

Philly’s a food town, and we—even our nutritionists—can’t help but be tempted by the seemingly never-ending array of mouthwatering burgers, pizza good enough to dream […]

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7 Smart Ways to Take Control of Seasonal Allergies

We are now in the midst of allergy season, and as many as 15-20% of Americans are suffering from runny noses, itchy eyes, sneezing, coughing, […]

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The Phils’ Secret Weapon

Better for you “Bison is leaner than most beef and some chicken, is low in cholesterol, and is a good source of omega-3 fatty acids,” […]

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The Phils’ Secret Weapon

Better for you “Bison is leaner than most beef and some chicken, is low in cholesterol, and is a good source of omega-3 fatty acids,” […]

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Move Over, Cheesesteaks. Philly Is a Salad Town

You’ve probably heard it ad nauseam: Philly is fat, Philly is out of shape, Philly eats too many cheesesteaks. But the next time one of […]

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Natural Grape Soda and Fresh Fruit Popsicles

Before I begin this post, I would just like to issue the following disclaimer: I am not now, nor will I ever be, a Martha […]