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4:59 AM / Wednesday May 22, 2019

Health

Bad habits can age you by 12 years, study suggests

April 30, 2010

The risky behaviors were: smoking tobacco; downing more than three alcoholic drinks per day for men and more than two daily for women; getting less than two hours of physical activity per week; and eating fruits and vegetables fewer than three times daily.

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Jefferson offers free stroke screenings, May 4

April 30, 2010

Knowing and monitoring your blood pressure is vitally important in the battle against stroke. That’s why the Jefferson Acute Stroke Center at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is offering free stroke screenings at a variety of locations.

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Let the sun shine in – and the volatile gases flow out

April 19, 2010

Remember that sweet children’s song that advises us to “let the sun shine in” so we can enjoy life? Update it for today’s modern lifestyle, which gets lived in air-tight homes filled with volatile organic compounds (VOCs), and maybe we should add “and let the volatile gases out.”

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CDC to expand successful HIV testing program

April 8, 2010

A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention program to increase testing and knowledge of HIV status among African Americans has been so successful that it is being extended for three years and expanded to increase other at-risk groups, according to a statement from the CDC.

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GOP flip-flopped on health insurance mandate

April 1, 2010

The obligation in the new health care law is a Republican idea that’s been around at least two decades. It was once trumpeted as an alternative to Bill and Hillary Clinton’s failed health care overhaul in the 1990s. These days, Republicans call it government overreach.

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The health care summit: paradise lost

March 4, 2010

If anything illustrates the degree to which the ideological political divide has paralyzed America, it is the contentious health care debate. But this may be the one issue that finally gets President Obama’s to drop his ‘Cooler Than Cool Daddy’ demeanor for that of a blood and guts warrior king.

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“Know Your Health, Know Yourself”

February 28, 2010

I truly believe that no event in life happens without the direction of the hand of God and over the past few years, it has become more and more apparent to me that the trials I have experienced have been for the purpose of educating others.

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Mother Bethel AME Mass Choir presents spring concert “Musical Moments”

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The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff