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Making The Vaccination Process A Little Easier For Kids

By Lynne Adkins

WILMINGTON, DE (CBS) — If your children or grandchildren are headed back to school, they must be up to date with required vaccinations. 157 more words

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Mentally Challenged Older Teens And Adults Will Soon Have Their Own Local Book Club

By Lynne Adkins

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – There will soon be a local book club for mentally challenged older teens and adults.

Beginning next month, the Camden County Library will start a book club for up to eight people with mental and developmental disabilities. 141 more words

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Local Children's Hospital Will Soon Be Even More User Friendly

By Lynne Adkins

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A local hospital will soon have more convenient access to services for families.

The Center for the Urban Child opens next month at St. 158 more words

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Alternate Treatment For Blood Clots in Leg Drawing Medical Attention

By Lynne Adkins

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Removing blood clots in the leg may be a good choice for many patients.

Patients with leg clots are often treated with medicine, but new research shows that a minimally invasive procedure to remove the clot doesn’t increase the death rate and will decrease the risk of developing a painful post-treatment condition. 68 more words

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Doctor Warns That Itchy Skin Spot May Suggest More Investigation

By Lynne Adkins

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Skin lesions that are bothersome should send the patient to a doctor.

Dermatologists trying to determine which skin lesions need testing first should ask patients how those patches… 75 more words

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Aramark and CHOP Team Up To Battle Childhood Obesity

By Lynne Adkins

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Aramark and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia have teamed up to battle childhood obesity.

The project called Home Plate is a three year research project to teach low income parents the best way to cook healthy meals to keep their kids fit. 146 more words

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Urgent-Care Facilities Not For Every Medical Situation, Area E.R. Doc Warns

By Lynne Adkins

EAST NORRITON, Pa. (CBS) — As “urgent care” centers pop up all over the region, medical providers worry that many people don’t know when to bypass the urgent-care facility and head straight to a hospital emergency room. 179 more words

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