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Penn study: patients more satisfied with treatment when part of decisions

Penn study: patients more satisfied with treatment when part of decisionsIncreasingly, physicians are realizing patients get better care when they move away from the paternalistic attitude of 'doctor always knows best.'
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Here's a sneak peek at the MLK High Cougars football-team documentary [video]

Here's a sneak peek at the MLK High Cougars football-team documentary [video]Next week, a documentary about the Martin Luther King High School Cougars football team's rise from district-financing uncertainty to a Public League title will premiere.
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SEPTA's late-night experiment a 'huge step forward' into Philly's future

SEPTA's late-night experiment a 'huge step forward' into Philly's futureThis week SEPTA announced it would return all-night subway service to the city of Philadelphia — a refreshingly progressive move from an organization that, at least in my opinion, has been far less than refreshing in my
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Testing the meaning of 'service,' by serving, with lessons for all

"Servant" isn't something people often call themselves. It's an uncomfortable word. Though most of us serve in some way, we are likely tagged as attendants, assistants, consultants, contractors, or specialists. None of those
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NewsWorks readers help a writer in search of the sour-cherry dumplings of her bubba

Stacia Friedman's search for a lost sour-cherry varenyky recipe led her to discover her Ukrainian heritage. But where can she find the delicious dumplings? NewsWorks readers have some ideas.

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Christie's Mastro report confirms Sandy aid program riddled with errors

Christie's Mastro report confirms Sandy aid program riddled with errors

The head of a state committee responsible for doling out $25 million in Sandy energy grants has told the legal team hired by the Christie administration for the internal review of the Bridgegate scandal that his group's
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The Obamacare rollout continued: The varied fates of three enrollees

The Obamacare rollout continued: The varied fates of three enrollees

Now that the clock has wound down for health care enrollment through the Affordable Care Act this year, The Pulse thought it a prime time to revisit several people who tried early on to navigate new options.
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