Almost everyone will experience an episode of low back pain at some point in their lives. In fact, about 80 percent of people in the U.S. will experience low back pain, known medically as lumbago, at some time.
NHS Human Services last week celebrated World Autism Awareness Day by honoring the memory of a former student who attended the agency’s school at 2900 Southampton Road.
Philadelphia’s Civil Service Commission has paved the way for a Nutter administration plan to halve the number of paramedics serving on each of the fire department’s 50 medic units, despite vehement objections from leaders of the city’s firefighters and paramedics union.
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If you are overweight, snore heavily, awaken several times during the evening, get morning headaches and daytime fatigue, you are likely to have sleep apnea.
March is National Colon Cancer Awareness month.
Police and firefighters will square off in the boxing ring on Friday, Feb. 28, as the Philadelphia Blue Flame hosts the 11th annual Blue Flame Bouts at the Pennsylvania National Guard Armory, Roosevelt Boulevard and Southampton Road.
Blood pressure is the measurement of force against the walls of your arteries as your heart pumps blood through your body. The measurement is given in two different numbers: the top or higher number known as the systolic and the bottom or lower number known as the diastolic. The systolic is the highest pressure and the diastolic the lowest pressure during each heartbeat.
A would-be robber dressed the part of Brian Westbrook, but he performed more like Happy Feller as he failed to grab a woman’s cash at a Castor Gardens pharmacy on Feb. 1.