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10:30 PM / Sunday February 16, 2020

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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Recent News

Commentary

Black History Month and telling the (whole) story

February 14, 2020

By Paul Robeson Ford  baptistnews.com At least we get an extra day this year. Thanks to Leap...

Diaspora

Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder Joseph Shabalala dies at 78

February 14, 2020

By Mogomotsi Magome ASSOCIATED PRESS  JOHANNESBURG  — The founder of the South African multi-Grammy-Award-winning music group Ladysmith...

Oasis

72% of U.S. pastors concerned about ‘watered-down gospel’

February 14, 2020

By Stephanie Martin  churchnews.com In a new study that kicks off its “State of the Church 2020”...

Entertainment

Director Tom McCarthy and lead actor Winslow Fegley discuss ‘Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made’

February 16, 2020

By Kharisma McIlwaine  The new Disney Plus film “Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made” is an invigorating coming...

Sun Report

A victory, a caution: Takeaways from New Hampshire’s primary

February 14, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., greets supporters at a primary night election rally...

Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of Feb. 16

February 14, 2020

All Signs: This week the two celestial bodies that most affect our energy are changing signs. We’re...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff