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  • 3 ways insurers can still avoid covering the sick

    3 ways insurers can still avoid covering the sick

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:39 AM EDT2014-08-27 14:39:24 GMT
    By TOM MURPHY AP Business Writer Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul, but there's still wiggle room for them to...
    By TOM MURPHY AP Business Writer Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul, but there's still wiggle room for them to discourage the...
  • 3rd doctor dies from Ebola in Sierra Leone

    3rd doctor dies from Ebola in Sierra Leone

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:59 AM EDT2014-08-27 13:59:01 GMT
    A senior adviser to Sierra Leone's president says a third doctor has died from Ebola, marking a setback in the country's fight against the virulent disease.
    A third top doctor has died from Ebola in Sierra Leone, a government official said Wednesday, as health workers tried to determine how a fourth scientist also contracted the disease before being evacuated to Europe.
  • UN scientist with Ebola in Germany for treatment

    UN scientist with Ebola in Germany for treatment

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:49 AM EDT2014-08-27 13:49:29 GMT
    Officials say an epidemiologist who was infected with Ebola while working for the World Health Organization in Sierra Leone has arrived in Germany for treatment.
    A scientist who was infected with Ebola while working for the World Health Organization in Sierra Leone began receiving treatment Wednesday in a Hamburg hospital after being flown overnight to Germany.
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  • Ya Gotta Try This Tasting

    Ya Gotta Try This Tasting

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 11:27 AM EDT2014-08-26 15:27:40 GMT
    Join FOX 29's Mike Jerrick and the Good Day Philadelphia team for a tasty night of yummy treats benefiting local youth.You've all seen Mike's weekly "Ya Gotta Try This" segments on Good Day Philadelphia, where he visits local restaurants and eating establishments to try their signature, and sometimes, unusual, dishes. Now you have the chance to do the same at the "Ya Gotta Try This" Tasting, Thursday, October 2nd, 6:30 to 9:30, at the Independence Visitor Center, One North Independence Mall W...
    Join FOX 29's Mike Jerrick and the Good Day Philadelphia team for a tasty night of yummy treats benefiting local youth.You've all seen Mike's weekly "Ya Gotta Try This" segments on Good Day Philadelphia, where he visits local restaurants and eating establishments to try their signature, and sometimes, unusual, dishes. Now you have the chance to do the same at the "Ya Gotta Try This" Tasting, Thursday, October 2nd, 6:30 to 9:30, at the Independence Visitor Center, One North Independence Mall W...
  • Dr. Mike: Canned Tuna Warning For Pregnant Women

    Dr. Mike: Canned Tuna Warning For Pregnant Women

    Friday, August 22 2014 9:30 AM EDT2014-08-22 13:30:23 GMT

    Expectant mothers, think it's OK to eat canned tuna? Well, think again! Dr. Mike explains why it may actually be more dangerous than fresh fish.

    Expectant mothers, think it's OK to eat canned tuna? Well, think again! Dr. Mike explains why it may actually be more dangerous than fresh fish.


  • Baby That Needs Specialized Formula Receives Overwhelming Support

    Baby That Needs Specialized Formula Receives Overwhelming Support

    Thursday, August 14 2014 9:59 PM EDT2014-08-15 01:59:13 GMT
    Insurance policies have rules governing what's covered and what's not. Generally, they make sense. The rules are designed to prevent unreasonable costs from being passed along to the insurer, and by extension to other insurance customers. But listen to Sheree Kober's story. 
    Insurance policies have rules governing what's covered and what's not. Generally, they make sense. The rules are designed to prevent unreasonable costs from being passed along to the insurer, and by extension to other insurance customers. But listen to Sheree Kober's story. 

  • HealthMore>>

  • 3 ways insurers can still avoid covering the sick

    3 ways insurers can still avoid covering the sick

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:39 AM EDT2014-08-27 14:39:24 GMT
    By TOM MURPHY AP Business Writer Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul, but there's still wiggle room for them to...
    By TOM MURPHY AP Business Writer Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul, but there's still wiggle room for them to discourage the...
  • 3rd doctor dies from Ebola in Sierra Leone

    3rd doctor dies from Ebola in Sierra Leone

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:59 AM EDT2014-08-27 13:59:01 GMT
    A senior adviser to Sierra Leone's president says a third doctor has died from Ebola, marking a setback in the country's fight against the virulent disease.
    A third top doctor has died from Ebola in Sierra Leone, a government official said Wednesday, as health workers tried to determine how a fourth scientist also contracted the disease before being evacuated to Europe.
  • UN scientist with Ebola in Germany for treatment

    UN scientist with Ebola in Germany for treatment

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:49 AM EDT2014-08-27 13:49:29 GMT
    Officials say an epidemiologist who was infected with Ebola while working for the World Health Organization in Sierra Leone has arrived in Germany for treatment.
    A scientist who was infected with Ebola while working for the World Health Organization in Sierra Leone began receiving treatment Wednesday in a Hamburg hospital after being flown overnight to Germany.
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