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    Sharing health and happiness

    Healthy living: Bernadette Anderson (left), with Moss Rehab, checks Shirley Smuckler’s blood pressure during a Subaru ‘Share the Love’ health and nutrition fair at the Klein JCC. During the event, adults performed exercises and had their blood pressures checked. MARIA POUCHNIKOVA / TIMES PHOTO

    Sharing health and happiness

    Healthy living: Bernadette Anderson (left), with Moss Rehab, checks Shirley Smuckler’s blood pressure during a Subaru ‘Share the Love’ health and nutrition fair at the Klein JCC. During the event, adults performed exercises and had their blood pressures checked. MARIA POUCHNIKOVA / TIMES PHOTO

    Pilot program brings health care home

    If you can recall when doctors made house calls, then you probably can remember “I Like Ike” buttons, black-and-white televisions and afternoon newspapers that cost a nickel.

    Pilot program brings health care home

    If you can recall when doctors made house calls, then you probably can remember “I Like Ike” buttons, black-and-white televisions and afternoon newspapers that cost a nickel.

    Op-Ed: Remember to get your flu shot this winter

    The holidays are a busy time of year for a lot of people, and it can be difficult to keep track of everything you have to do.

    Op-Ed: Remember to get your flu shot this winter

    The holidays are a busy time of year for a lot of people, and it can be difficult to keep track of everything you have to do.

    Bustleton ambulance owner sentenced to federal prison

    Feda Kuran wasn’t the most original criminal in Northeast Philadelphia, but federal judges don’t generally give credit for originality anyway.

    Op-Ed: U.S. Senator reflects on Alzheimer’s

    I met not long ago with dedicated scientists from the University of Pittsburgh who are pushing the frontiers of their field by developing state-of-the-art therapies for a truly tragic disease — Alzheimer’s.

    Torresdale Library educates vets about benefits

    Torresdale Library held a Veterans Day program on Monday. Local veterans met with Joseph Buckley, service officer for the state Veterans of Foreign Wars, to learn about benefits from the Veterans Affairs. 

    Torresdale Library educates vets about benefits

    Torresdale Library held a Veterans Day program on Monday. Local veterans met with Joseph Buckley, service officer for the state Veterans of Foreign Wars, to learn about benefits from the Veterans Affairs. 

    Op-Ed: U.S. Senator reflects on Alzheimer’s

    I met not long ago with dedicated scientists from the University of Pittsburgh who are pushing the frontiers of their field by developing state-of-the-art therapies for a truly tragic disease — Alzheimer’s.

    Bustleton ambulance owner sentenced to federal prison

    Feda Kuran wasn’t the most original criminal in Northeast Philadelphia, but federal judges don’t generally give credit for originality anyway.

    Free health screenings for veterans

    Nazareth Hospital will host free health screenings for U.S. military veterans on Thursday, Nov. 13, from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Marian Conference Center at Nazareth Hospital, 2601 Holme Ave.

    The Ebola outbreak: setting the record straight

    The Ebola virus has saturated our news cycle in the last month. Some of the information has been confusing and inconsistent. The Ebola epidemic of 2014 is the largest in this virus’ history, affecting many countries in West Africa. The countries of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea have had the largest numbers of infections. The most recent World Health Organization (WHO) death toll is as high as 15,000, with a death rate of 70 percent.

    The Ebola outbreak: setting the record straight

    The Ebola virus has saturated our news cycle in the last month. Some of the information has been confusing and inconsistent. The Ebola epidemic of 2014 is the largest in this virus’ history, affecting many countries in West Africa. The countries of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea have had the largest numbers of infections. The most recent World Health Organization (WHO) death toll is as high as 15,000, with a death rate of 70 percent.

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