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Health Beat Asthma and obesity

Health Beat: Asthma and obesity

Nearly one in 11 children in the United States struggles with asthma, and it's the number one reason kids miss school.

Police Tulpehocken student had weapon at school

Police: Tulpehocken student had weapon at school

A student will be disciplined for bringing a knife to Tulpehocken Junior-Senior High School, officials said Monday.

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Pediatric center opens at Doylestown Hospital

The long-anticipated Carol and Louis Della Penna Pediatric Center of Doylestown Hospital is officially open.

100-year-old teacher not interested in retiring


100-year-old teacher not interested in retiring

For most of us, hearing about your birthday on the radio is a seldom occurrence. However, in the case of Brooklyn math teacher Madeline Scotto, it's pretty much warranted.

Life Lessons: Allergies-more than sneezing

Lehigh Valley allergy specialists say there’s more to allergies than sniffling and sneezing.


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Teens face 'like' and 'FOMO' anxiety

Ask any teen whether he or she suffers from social media anxiety, and the answer will probably be no.

That's what happened when six teens and adolescents -- five from New York and one from Los Angeles -- got together recently for a unique weeklong wo...

Is Pennsylvania ready to handle Ebola

Is Pennsylvania ready to handle Ebola?

Calming fears about Ebola and sending the message they are ready to respond was the focus of a briefing held by Governor Tom Corbett and top health officials today.

Superintendents weigh in on charter schools

Superintendents weigh in on charter school debate

Some local school superintendents say the charter school experiment doesn't make the grade.

Pennridge HS student accused of attempted sex assault

Student charged with attempted sex assault

A Bucks County high school student is accused of trying to sexually assault another student at knife-point inside the school.

Health Beat Exercise after knee replacement

Health Beat: Exercise after knee replacement

Some 700,000 Americans undergo knee replacement surgery each year. So how do you keep those new knees in tip top shape?

Toomey wants tighter Ebola travel restrictions

The United States should tighten travel restrictions from Ebola-affected regions to limit exposure of Americans to the disease, says U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.).

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