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Medical Mystery: It was just a nosebleed - or was it?

Philly.com (Health) 12/10 8:05A
When she pinched her nose closed to stop what was usually little more than a trickle, blood gushed out of her mouth. Her husband took her to a nearby emergency room, where a doctor cauterized a vein inside her nostril.

A survivor's guide to speaking with cancer patients

Philly.com (Health) 12/5 12:41A
I found comfort from some people's sage advice, while other people were so obliviously inconsiderate that I wasn't sure whether to laugh or pull my hair out - if only I weren't bald.

Pennsylvania to receive $10M from Bloomberg to fight opioid crisis

Philly.com (Health) 11/30 5:51A
The announcement by former New York mayor and Bloomberg Philanthropies founder Michael Bloomberg follows reports that the life expectancy rate in the U.S. has declined for the last three years due to a record number of deaths caused by drug and...

'Angel' outfits offer final tribute for babies

Philly.com (Health) 11/29 12:52P
A band of elderly women in South Jersey is creating "angel outfits" from wedding gowns to make burial outfits for babies. The oldest member of the group, Mary Scarduzio, 95, of Shamong, used her own wedding dress that she made in 1949.
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