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Check Up Archive: May, 2012
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Allergies, Cold & Flu
Keeping dangerous 'toys' away from kids
Tue, May 15, 2012, 4:03 PM
Last October the New York Times published a story about a 13-month-old boy who died after swallowing pills from a prescription medicine bottle...
Mass. may lead country in health reform again
Sun, May 13, 2012, 8:43 AM
Health care costs too much. Everyone agrees. But no one seems to know what to do about it. If Obamacare survives Supreme Court review and...
A big fine and patent breaking highlight pharma's week
Wed, May 9, 2012, 12:47 PM
by Daniel R. Hoffman, Ph.D. The perfect storm into which pharma has navigated itself means that the most constructive observations ought to...
Cell phones and patient safety
Tue, May 8, 2012, 11:08 AM
Does your doctor telephone prescriptions over a cell phone? We asked pharmacists if they had ever experienced a “case of bad cellular”...
An unexpected turn on race day
Mon, May 7, 2012, 12:58 PM
Beth Wallace, a dietition at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, chronicled the journey of her and her motley group of roomates as they battled...
Running the race at last
Mon, May 7, 2012, 3:21 PM
A year ago, Inquirer Sports Editor John Quinn, overweight and feeling it, would never have dreamed he would be competing in the Broad Street...
How to be a Broad Street Run superfan
Sat, May 5, 2012, 9:30 PM
Beth Wallace, a dietitian at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, is chronicling the journey of her and her motley group of roommates as they...
“Man down” in Manayunk
Fri, May 4, 2012, 8:07 AM
Beth Wallace, a dietition at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, is chronicling the journey of her and her motley group of roomates as they...
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