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Study: Keeping Experienced Nurses is Key To Better Hospitalizations

By Lynne Adkins

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A new survey shows that patients have shorter hospital stays and better outcomes when cared for by nurses with experience and job longevity. 130 more words

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Now That Your Taxes Are Filed, It's Time To View The Return

By Lynne Adkins

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The taxes have been filed, so you can breathe a sigh of relief. But now it’s time to put all that hard work to use. 131 more words

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Local College Student Persuades School To Update Well-Known Sign

By Lynne Adkins

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (CBS) – A local college student has prompted his school to update a well known sign all over campus.

The blue and white wheel chair design on a handicapped parking sign or where a facility is wheelchair accessible is well known, but it was not active enough for 22-year-old Chris Yang. 99 more words

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Doctor Discusses Possible Reasons For Steady Rise In Food Allergies In America

By Lynne Adkins

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Food allergies have been on the rise in America. Experts say there are a few reasons.

Food allergies among children have doubled in the past 17 years, and there’s no indication it’s going to get better any time soon. 179 more words

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Doctors At Mercy Fitzgerald Find New Way To Help ICU Patients

By Lynne Adkins

DARBY, Pa. (CBS) - Doctors at a hospital in Darby have found a way to reduce the incidence of a well-known problem for intensive care patients. 127 more words

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Number Of PA Residents Living With Cancer On The Rise

By Lynne Adkins

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — New state numbers indicate cancer rates in Pennsylvania are on the rise along with survival rates.

The latest figures show that more than 200 Pennsylvanians were diagnosed with invasive cancer every day in 2012. 121 more words

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Study: Women With Diabetes Battling Leg Pain May Need More Time To Feel Better

By Lynne Adkins

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Women with diabetes may need patience to reduce leg pain according to a new study.

The study shows that women with diabetes need to dedicate more time and effort to reduce the pain associated with peripheral artery disease, a circulatory problem that effects millions of americans. 99 more words

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