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9:34 AM / Sunday August 18, 2019

Health

Emerging careers in science and health care

June 4, 2010

Growth in technology is contributing to career options at an increasing rate. Many industries, from information technology to environmental science to health care, benefit from new and enriching career opportunities afforded by rapid advancements.

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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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Commentary

AlawfulTruth: The land of milk and honey, or a pot of worries?

August 16, 2019

By Andrea Lawful Sanders There seems to be assumptions made by many Americans that immigrants land in...

Go With The-Flo

Kerry Washington has honored with an “Artistic Achievement Award” at the Jamaican Marquee 57th Independence Black Tie Gala

August 9, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO:  Kerry Washington (Photo: Tinseltown / shutterstock) By Florence Anthony According to reports, “The Rookie” actress Afton...

Entertainment

Recovery Idol: Building Self Esteem

August 16, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: On the left is Dr. Arthur Evans, former Commissioner of the City of Philadelphia Department...

Health

Poll Shows Impact of Opioid Crisis on Philadelphians and Their Neighborhoods

August 16, 2019

29% know someone killed by drug use; 41% say opioids hurt quality of life where they live...

Food And Beverage

How to create a charcuterie board for your next party

August 16, 2019

BPT Planning a party doesn’t have to be difficult. Instead of agonizing over appetizers, opt for serving...

Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of Aug. 18

August 16, 2019

All Signs: Just a few days left of Leo then swoosh! We’re into Virgo. This means our...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff