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WDAS FM, Power 99 and Smooth Jazz ‘JJZ announce the inaugural ‘Philadelphia Sista Strut’ 3K Breast Cancer Walk on June 17

April 22, 2017

Proceeds will benefit The American Association for Cancer Research WDAS FM, Philly’s Best R&B & Throwbacks, Power 99, Philadelphia’s Hip Hop and R&B, and Smooth Jazz ‘JJZ 1480 will hold its inaugural Sista Strut 3K Breast Cancer Walk on Saturday, June 17 at Xfinity Live! in Philadelphia.  Proceeds will benefit The American Association for Cancer…

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The overuse of imaging procedures on the decline since 2008

April 14, 2017

Doctors have been ordering fewer of the most expensive imaging studies The use of high tech imaging studies — the CTs, MRIs, nuclear scans, and ultrasounds that help physicians diagnose disease — had been rising rapidly between 2000 and 2008. In order to help curb growing healthcare costs, new Medicare policies were put in place…

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Autism Risk Factors

March 31, 2017

Written by the Healthline Editorial Team www.healthline.com Overview The causes of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) remain unknown. Genetics may play a part. If you have a sibling or parent with ASD, or you have certain chromosomal conditions, you’re more likely to develop ASD. Environmental factors, like early exposure to certain chemicals, may also affect your…

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Preparing for surgery? These tips could save your life

March 31, 2017

BPT If surgery is in your future, it’s never too early to prepare. Whether you’re having an outpatient procedure or a major operation involving a hospital stay, the American Society of Anesthesiologists encourages you to take simple steps to be ready for the big day, starting with talking with your physician anesthesiologist, a vital member…

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Know your numbers Men’s Health Initiative 2017 at Enon

March 18, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  A participant at the Men’s Health Initiative 2017 at Enon, enjoys the perks of the program to get healthier.  (Photo: Enon Tabernacle/Facebook) High blood pressure, poor cholesterol levels and high body mass index dramatically contribute to the risk of strokes and heart attacks. Ignorance is no longer bliss and so Enon encouraged men…

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Four ways to stretch your health benefits

March 18, 2017

Family Features Employees often enroll in medical insurance plans for protection against unpredictable events, sudden illness or serious health concerns that may result in expensive medical bills. Getting the most from your benefits requires understanding coverages and deductibles, as well as taking advantage of voluntary benefits, like dental, vision and hearing, to stay healthy and…

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Know your numbers Men’s Health Initiative 2017 at Enon

March 18, 2017

High blood pressure, poor cholesterol levels and high body mass index dramatically contribute to the risk of strokes and heart attacks. Ignorance is no longer bliss and so Enon encouraged men to register and attend this year’s Men’s Health Initiative as we focus on a concept called, metabolic syndrome and those factors that contribute to…

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Health

WDAS FM, Power 99 and Smooth Jazz ‘JJZ announce the inaugural ‘Philadelphia Sista Strut’ 3K Breast Cancer Walk on June 17

April 22, 2017

Proceeds will benefit The American Association for Cancer Research WDAS FM, Philly’s Best R&B & Throwbacks, Power...

Seniors

Savvy Senior: How Medicare covers therapy services

April 22, 2017

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you explain how Medicare covers physical therapy services? I’m a new beneficiary, and...

Go With The-Flo

Carmelo Anthony has reportedly separated from his wife, La La

April 22, 2017

ABOVE PHOT:  Carmelo and La La Anthony (Photo: taniavolobueva / shutterstock) By Florence Anthony Tongues are wagging...

Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of April 23

April 22, 2017

By Georgia Nicols All Signs: Since last Wed., the Sun has been in Taurus. And this Wed.,...

Color Of Money

Sheriff Sales collect $60 million in new taxes; Returns millions in excess funds to property owners

April 22, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Sheriff Jewell Williams speaking at the recent City Council budget hearings.  (Photo: Bill Z. Foster)...

Entertainment

Jesse Williams, wife file for divorce

April 25, 2017

  By Danielle Kwateng-Clark Essence Magazine–TMZ has reported that Jesse Williams, is parting ways from his wife,...

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