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11:18 PM / Sunday April 11, 2021

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Fully vaccinated people can travel safely again, CDC says

April 9, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: People walk through Terminal 4 of the Sky Harbor International Airport, Thursday, April 1, 2021, in Phoenix. (Kirby Lee via AP) By Candice Choi ASSOCIATED PRESS  NEW YORK — Add travel to the activities vaccinated Americans can safely enjoy again, according to new U.S. guidance issued Friday. The Centers for Disease Control and…

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Can I still spread the coronavirus after I’m vaccinated?

April 9, 2021

By Marion Renault ASSOCIATED PRESS  NEW YORK — Can I still spread the coronavirus after I’m vaccinated? It’s possible. Experts say the risk is low but are still studying how well the shots blunt the spread of the virus. The current vaccines are highly effective at preventing people from getting seriously sick with COVID-19. But…

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Five simple habits to support your well-being this year

April 9, 2021

BPT SPONSORED ADVERTISING CONTENT While everyone wants to improve their daily habits, starting new routines can be challenging. Often when you consider revamping your lifestyle, you come up with ambitious goals that are hard to keep up over time. Instead, why not make smaller lifestyle changes, smaller steps that you know you can stick to?…

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All Pa. adults eligible for COVID-19 vaccine as of April 19, Wolf says

April 5, 2021

By Jamie Martines Spotlight PA HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania will open COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to all adults starting April 19, ahead of a May 1 deadline set by the White House. Effective immediately, four targeted groups are now eligible: food and agriculture workers, grocery store workers, law enforcement, and firefighters. People in Phase 1B — which…

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AP Exclusive: WHO report says animals likely source of COVID

April 5, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: A security official moves journalists away from the Wuhan Institute of Virology after a World Health Organization team arrived for a field visit in Wuhan in China’s Hubei province on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021. The WHO team is investigating the origins of the coronavirus pandemic has visited two disease control centers in the…

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Lincoln University announces the opening of a campus menstrual hub to continue the fight of ending the stigma of period poverty

April 5, 2021

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, Pa. — Lincoln University has opened the Periodt Menstrual Supply Hub sponsored by No More Secrets Mind Body and Spirit Incorporated to help educate students about menstrual health and women’s health while providing free feminine hygiene products to students in need. As part of Women’s History Month activities, the first Periodt Menstrual Supply…

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Make heart health part of your self-care routine

March 26, 2021

FAMILY FEATURES Devoting a little time every day to care for yourself can go a long way toward protecting the health of your heart. Simple self-care, such as taking a moment to de-stress, giving yourself time to move more, preparing healthier meals and not cheating on sleep, can all benefit your heart.  Because heart disease…

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In poor districts, pandemic overwhelms school counselors

March 25, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: High School Councilor Nadia Pearce, right, and Coordinator of School Counseling Carli Rocha-Reaes speak to a group of Juniors and Seniors via video conference, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, in Bridgeport. Conn. School counselors in many urban, high needs districts have been consumed with efforts to help students engage with their schoolwork since the…

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What if one blood test could detect more than 50 types of cancers?

March 18, 2021

BPT Everyone has been touched by cancer in some way, whether it’s a friend or family member facing a diagnosis, or their own worry about susceptibility to the disease. This year alone, roughly 1.8 million people will be diagnosed with cancer in the United States, according to the National Cancer Institute. Nearly 1,700 lives are…

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Independence Blue Cross and vybe urgent care team up to open Independence LIVE as a COVID-19 vaccination site

March 18, 2021

Independence Blue Cross (Independence) and vybe urgent care (vybe) announce the opening of a COVID-19 vaccination site at Independence LIVE (1919 Market Street in Philadelphia), on the Independence Blue Cross campus. The site is open to residents of Philadelphia who meet the City of Philadelphia’s eligibility guidelines – which now includes people 65 and older…

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