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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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What Happens When CHIP Funds Run Out

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Missouri Faces Costly Dilemma: How To Treat Inmates With Hepatitis C?

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Health News from Next Avenue

How It Feels to Track Down a Loved One

Tracking down a person from your past — a loved one or a stranger whose life intersected with your own — is an...

Let’s Get Rid of Those Tired Notions of Aging

Dr. Marc Agronin, a geriatric psychiatrist, may be best known for his Alzheimer’s work. Or, perhaps it’s the press...

The Real Reason Women Are Working Less

After rising consistently since the 1950s, women’s participation in the workforce stalled at the turn of the 21st...

Second Career: Becoming a Financial Adviser

Americans are known for their knack for reinvention and many of us believe our opportunities for change continue...

Good Friends Might Be Your Best Brain Booster as You Age

(This article ran previously on Kaiser Health News.) Ask Edith Smith, a proud 103-year-old, about her friends, and...

How Age-Smart Employers See the Value of Older Workers

Employers tend to get a bad rap —  often deservedly — for their attitudes about hiring, retaining and nurturing...