Family Health

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The Area’s Best Spots to Kayak and Canoe

Whether you grab a few friends or the family for a day of canoeing or want to up the burn a bit and try your […]

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What Every Woman Needs to Know About Hormone Replacement Therapy

If you conduct an internet search for Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT), you’ll see reams of information that is supposedly intended to help women determine if […]

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Ask a Top Doctor: How Can I Prevent Swimmer’s Ear?

The throbbing, the tears, the yucky discharge — the painful summer infection has ruined a sun-filled day for almost every swimmer at one time or […]

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Three Things You Need to Know About Vitamin D

Vitamin D is an increasingly popular topic among medical professionals, patients and the media. I get asked about it all the time and I check […]

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Stay Safe This Summer: Find a Self-Defense Class Near You

The temps go up, and so does the crime. It happens nearly every year in every city across the country, and, unfortunately, we all know […]

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Ask a Top Doctor: What’s the Best Way to Treat a Sunburn?

“The first 24 to 48 hours after a burn are the most painful. Take Tylenol or ibuprofen every four to six hours, and apply cool […]

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The Area’s Coolest Camps for Active Kids

School ended for Philadelphia kids last Friday, which means one very important thing if you’re a Philadelphian under the age of 18: those super-sweet 80 […]

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The Dairy Dilemma

When my son was first born, I used to marvel at how soft and smooth his skin was. I carefully moisturized him post bath to […]

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Ask a Top Doctor: Is This Bump Skin Cancer?

If you’ve ever found yourself inspecting a spot on your skin unsure if what you’re looking at is skin cancer or just a little blemish, […]

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Total Recall

Perhaps it’s just on my radar now that I’m a new mom, but doesn’t it seem like every day another product is recalled because it […]

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Invasion of the School Lunch Nazis!

Pity the poor Chicken Nugget Basket, Whole Kernel Corn, Fruit Jello, and other stalwarts of the school lunch menu. Everyone from Michelle Obama to Time […]