Check Up Archive: December, 2010

Caregivers admit to reusing syringes, needles and drug vials

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Deficit cutters take aim at the tax break for health insurance

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By guest blogger Robert Field: If you, like most Americans, get your health insurance through an employer, you receive a huge financial boost... Read more

Philadelphia raises penalties for underage tobacco sales

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Faced with another Philadelphia first - a teen smoking rate that is No. 1 among big cities with comparable data, City Council voted unanimously... Read more

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia refocuses its center for injury research

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The Center for Injury Research and Prevention at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, which has been studying teen driving with financial support... Read more

St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children gets a bigger ER

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The $3 million ER expansion tha topened Wednesday at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children was a response to increasing demand, said Christopher... Read more