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Peace of mind

People seem to know a lot about various medical conditions nowadays, and it’s not just because the medical community is doing a better job at explaining them to their patients.


New bill would require more secure Medicare cards

Congressman Brendan Boyle joined a bipartisan coalition on July 28 to introduce the Medicare Common Access Card Act (H.R. 3220), a bill that would require the Department of Health and Human Services to initiate a smart card pilot program and issue new, more secure Medicare cards to select participants. 


Kenney weighs in on immigration issues

Last week, opponents of a congressional bill to penalize so-called “sanctuary cities” rallied at Love Park.


Health Briefs: August 5, 2015

Breast cancer event at Cannstatter’s


George Washington High soccer coach honored

Thirteen former players and friends recently honored John Hughes, retired soccer coach at George Washington High School, at Hathaway’s Restaurant and Lounge in Cinnaminson, New Jersey. 


Cathedral welcomes pope with banner

The Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul unveil a large welcome banner at the main entrance on July 29 in anticipation of the visit of Pope Francis to Philadelphia. The banner unveiling is one of a series of activities that will be hosted at the cathedral in celebration of the World Meeting of Families and the papal visit.


Camp raising money for pets

Cherokee Day Camp will take place on Sunday, Aug. 9, from 1 to 5 p.m. at 1 Declaration Drive in Bensalem.


Around town: August 5, 2015

Signups for weight-loss program


Youth news

See what local kids are accomplishing throughout the Northeast. 


Video released in cell store break-in

Two would-be burglars thought they had the security system sussed when they broke into a Frankford cell phone store on June 17, but there were two surprises waiting for them inside Simple Mobile Solutions at 5216 Torresdale Ave.