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Diabetes: Signs, Changes and Resources

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Call the Doctor explores signs, changes and resources for diabetes

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Obesity: Risk Factors, Treatment & Support

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Call the Doctor explores risk factors, treatment and support for obesity

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Colorectal Cancer: Treatment & Resources

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Call the Doctor explores the treatments and resources available for colorectal cancer 

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Colorectal Cancer: Risk Factors & Screenings

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Call the Doctor explores the importance of screenings for colorectal cancer

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Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

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A three-part, six-hour major television event presented by documentary filmmaker Ken Burns, 

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Heart Health: Risk Factors & Warning Signs

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Call the Doctor explores what to look for and be aware of when it comes to heart health

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Princeton Hydro

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Helping preserve the quality of lakes and ponds

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Natural Lands Trust

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Helping people throughout PA and NJ preserve, celebrate and enjoy our natural landscape

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Lackawanna Heritage Trail

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Lackawanna Heritage Trail links the region's past, present and future together.

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Bike PGH

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Season 3, Episode 3

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The Many Forms, Faces And Causes Of PTSD

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Amos Winter: How Do You Build An All-Terrain Wheelchair For Under $200?

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Canadians Root For An Underdog Health Policy Idea From The U.S.

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The Rising Medicare Scams You Need to Know About

Open Enrollment time is here, and in addition to navigating the Medicare maze to get the best benefits possible...

Hiring Older Workers Is Suddenly in Season

(Editor’s Note: This story is part of a partnership between Next Avenue and Chasing the Dream, a public media...

The Threat of Kidney Disease from Diabetes

If you have diabetes, you have probably been warned about the risk of chronic kidney disease. Our kidneys do the...

Facing Down the Biggest Fear of All

(Editor’s note: This essay is part of a series from author and speaker Ken Druck, based on work in his book...

Five Holiday Gifts for Grandkids to Inspire a Love of Travel

(Editor’s note: This content is provided by Road Scholar, a Next Avenue sponsor.) Video games, iPads, Pokemon cards....

The Reasons More Older Americans Are Filing for Bankruptcy

Ada Noda was an 80-year-old great-great grandmother when, in 2008, medical bills from her 2004 emergency open-heart...