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Good Shepherd one of four companies that want to run Cedarbrook

The Allentown-based Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network wants to run Lehigh County’s Cedarbrook nursing homes.

Warren County Freeholders in session

Warren Haven takeover "on track," freeholder says

Warren Haven's new owners are a step closer to taking over the Warren County nursing home.

Adult ESOL graduation celebration in Allentown

Adult English for Speaker of Other Languages graduation celebration in Allentown

Some parents within the Allentown School district have become students themselves

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Lehigh Valley Hospital plans addition for new arrivals

Lehigh Valley Health Network) plans to construct a $93.6-million building for babies at Lehigh Valley Hospital's Muhlenberg campus in Bethlehem.

Health Beat: Sugar science: Too much sweet in what we eat

Americans are consuming more sugar than ever before, but what effect is this sweet trend having on our health?

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College-educated workers took biggest pay cut last year

Here's a twist ... workers with college or advanced degrees saw their wages slip last year, while those with less education fared better.

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Easton Area Academy to move to middle school

The Easton Area School Board has approved a plan to move students from the district's alternative school to its middle school.


Health Beat: New epilepsy treatment

More than two million Americans have epilepsy, a brain condition marked by unprovoked, sudden seizures. For some patients, medication, or even surgery, can help.

May is American Stroke month and experts say women should

How to recognize signs of stroke in women

Would you recognize the symptoms of a stroke if you were having one?

State Rep. Joe Emrick

Legislator demands explanation for Route 191 delay

State Rep. Joe Emrick (R-Nazareth) is demanding an explanation and apology from local engineers for their inability to make significant progress toward installing a traffic light at the dangerous Route 191-Friedenstahl Avenue intersection in Upper Nazareth Township

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Health Beat: Brain tumor catheter: Glioblastoma GPS

The survival rate for a type of brain cancer called glioblastoma is about 10 percent over a five year period. External beam radiation treatment has always been challenging because the beams must pass through healthy tissue. Now, a new method of increasing radiation to the tumor is showing promise.

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