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Heart attack survivors can thank technology and time

Heart attack survivors can thank technology and timeMachines might save you if you have a heart attack, but technology isn't solely responsible for the dramatic decrease in cardiac-related deaths.
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Why will some health plans in Philly cost more next year?

Why will some health plans in Philly cost more next year? As the first week of open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act wraps up, those helping people sign up and renew their plans have this resounding bit of advice: consider all the options out there.

Advocates look to bank settlement funds to fight Pa. blight

Advocates look to bank settlement funds to fight Pa. blightA housing advocate says Pennsylvania is falling behind neighboring states in its efforts to combat blight.

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Sears, I'm going to miss you when you're gone
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Sears, I'm going to miss you when you're gone

“I’m serious!” “Well, I’m Roebuck. Who’s minding the store.” That old joke may cease to exist in the too-near future, as Sears begins to bite the dust.
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When squirrels intrude, you'd better hope the exterminator answers texts at midnight

A friend recently told me that if she had to choose an animal for extinction, she would definitely pick squirrels. After our recent, and what most likely appears to be second, infestation of these rodents in our 110-year-old

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Sixers' strategy of losing could be damaging its young players

Sixers' strategy of losing could be damaging its young players

NewsWorks Tonight Producer Shai Ben-Yaacov spoke with Ian Robertson, Chair of Psychology at Trinity College in Dublin. He's author of the book "The Winner Effect: the Neuroscience of Success."
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Listen: This astronaut says space tourism mishaps are part of advancing exploration

Listen: This astronaut says space tourism mishaps are part of advancing exploration

Orbital Science's recent launch failure and the crash of Virgin Galactic/Scaled Composites SpaceShipTwo were a tragedies, but former NASA astronaut Leroy Chiao says mishaps are a natural and unavoidable part of pushing the
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