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Experts Discuss Trains’ Lack Of Seatbelts Following Deadly Hoboken Crash — PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Passengers on the train that crashed in Hoboken describe chaos and a lot of flying debris. Seat belts on trains wouldn't guard against debris in crashes like the Hoboken one, but passengers were also knocked around, something that caused many injuries. Could The Hoboken Train Crash Have Been Prevented By PTC?

Father, Daughter Share Special Bond Over Life-Saving Transplant — By Stephanie Stahl PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A lifesaving transplant operation using one organ for two patients is remarkable science. And it is that science that created a special family bond. "I had staples, she had stitches, mine were dissolve stitches," says Tom Fitzpatrick of Drexel Hill.

Research Links Birth Control To Increased Risk Of Depression " CBS Philly — PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - New research has linked hormonal contraceptives to an increased risk for depression in what is being called a landmark study. Research from other studies have had mixed results but this research published in September's issue of The Journal Of The American Medical Association Psychiatry shows there is a clear link between contraceptives that contain hormones and depression, especially among adolescents.

Man’s Paper Cut Turns Life-Threatening Medical Emergency " CBS Philly — PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Kennedy Health in South Jersey has been honored nationally for its program to combat sepsis infections which kill more people than heart attacks. The CDC has declared sepsis a medical emergency that kills 258,000 people a year nationally.

A Medical First: First Baby Born With Three Biological Parents — PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Kennedy Health in South Jersey has been honored nationally for it's program to combat sepsis infections which kill more people than heart attacks. The CDC has declared sepsis a medical emergency that kills 258-thousand people a year nationally.

Hospital Giving Patients Bags Of Produce With Their Checkups " CBS Philly

Teen Credits Music With Saving Her Life, Uses It To Help Save Others " CBS Philly — WAYNE, N.J. (CBS) - A teenager from Wayne is breaking into the music industry with a new CD and an upcoming concert. Music has helped her battle depression and bullying which is a serious problem for millions of teenagers. Experts say it's widespread, and something that many are often reluctant to talk about.

Researchers Develop Program That Helps Resist Sweets, Drop Pounds " CBS Philly — PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Train your brain to resist sweets. It's a computer program developed by Philadelphia researchers, and it's helping people lose weight. Emily Hunsicker says it's shocking that she happily eats healthy snacks and is finally losing weight. "I am very surprised, I can't believe it. I really can't believe it."

Experts: Dry Shampoo Could Cause Balding — PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - This is mostly about the improper use of dry shampoo, which many women love to use. It is supposed to be sprayed on the hair and not directly on the scalp. Doctors say that when it is overused, it can cause problems. It's the styling secret that women swear by, swapping out your daily hair wash, for dry shampoo.

September Proves To Be Difficult For Those With Asthma — PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - More than 6 million children and teens suffer with Asthma in the US, and this week is known as "Asthma Peak Week." It's a time when levels of germs and irritants are high for school kids and families can get lax about using medications.
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Sep 30, 2016

A growing number of Americans r nearsighted, why? Genetics and computers get much of the blame  @CBSPhilly #vision

Sep 29, 2016

Good news about #acne, a new study says it can slow aging and keep skin looking younger:  #youngSkin @CBSPhilly

Sep 29, 2016

#truelove A Father & Daughter Share A Special Bond Over Life-Saving Transplant:  @PennMedicine

Sep 28, 2016

Don't forget to watch #CBS3 at 11 after @CodeBlackCBS I have an incredible story of #truelove and amazing medicine @PennMedicine See u soon.

Sep 28, 2016

@CobbChuck @CBSPhilly @CodeBlackCBS Chuck, sorry you didn't like the show. Give it a second try and be sure to watch CBS3 at 11.

Sep 28, 2016

An incredible story of #truelove & amazing medicine @PennMedicine #cbs3 at 11 after the season premiere of @CodeBlackCBS @CBSPhilly Watch!

Sep 28, 2016

Functional vodka in the works to keep you feeling good without damaging the liver. Hmmm?  @CBSPhilly

Sep 27, 2016

How a paper cut can be life threatening & how @KennedyHealth is fighting back and honored as a #sepsisHero 

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