Genetics

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Baby born with DNA from 3 people, first from new technique

Katie's Baby

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Packing for the hospital: What to bring for labor and delivery

Addictions

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Analysis shows sharp spike in Pa. newborns hospitalized due to opioid abuse

Seniors

Exercise for Seniors

Walking is medicine? It helped high-risk seniors stay mobile

Suicide

Veterans Suicides

Official: One-third of calls to Veterans Administration suicide hotline roll over

Autism

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For autism research, Drexel team says step aside, Tooth Fairy

Hospitals

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

CHOP unveils $50 million effort for pediatric genetics research

Drugs

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DA: Drug overdoses, deaths up in Montgomery County

Illnesses

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Southern California child tests positive for leprosy

Infections

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Four heart surgery patients at Penn Presbyterian hospital get infections

Environment

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Algae forces New Jersey officials to issue no fishing ban in reservoir

Dentistry

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Going to the dentist could soon mean no Novocain, no needle

Medical Marijuana

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Christie signs bill opening medical marijuana for PTSD in New Jersey

Marijuana

Marijuana Pesticides

Washington state to increase testing pot for pesticides

Illnesses

Malpractice Settlement

$4.2M payout after death at clinic of man with sore throat

Katie's Baby

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Last-minute decisions before the baby arrives: Cord blood banking, SIDS monitors and circumcision

Medical

Mosquito

Investigation: Unique Utah Zika case remains medical mystery

Health News

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Study details sugar industry attempt to shape science

Healthcare

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Independence Blue Cross launches LIVE community space in Center City

Hospitals

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Community hospitals play key role in trauma care

Research

5 second rule

Study: Five-second rule too long to eat food that's fallen on ground

Zika

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CDC Director: 'Essentially out of money' to fight Zika

Health

Health Insurance Coverage Holes

Why insurance denies your claim, but pays your neighbor's

Medical Marijuana

Medical Marijuana

City Council asks: What will medical marijuana mean for Philadelphia?

Stroke

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Former Flyer Brian Propp lends 'helping hand' to fellow stroke victims

Aging

Aging in America

Handymen, home care helps seniors trying to age in place

Petitions

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Thousands petition Christie for PTSD in N.J. medical marijuana program

Food

Gluten-free bread

Ohio college opens entirely gluten-free dining hall

Katie's Baby

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Five things I wish I knew before my pregnancy

Water Quality

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Rowan University tells students 'Do Not Drink' water from campus faucets

Pediatrics

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In New York Times, CHOP urologist fields prickly subject for parents

Obesity

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Report: Adult obesity rates nearly doubled in tri-state area since 1995

Opinion

Medical scrubs

The definitive Medical Scrubs Color rankings list

Drugs

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Pennsylvania officials warn of heroin, elephant sedative combination

Courts

Mumia Abu Jamal

Pennsylvania judge blasts prison for denying inmates hepatitis C drug

CHOP

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Eagles Charitable Foundation donates $1 million to CHOP for autism research

Illnesses

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Hospital, hepatitis C outbreak victims reach settlement

Mindful Mondays

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The rundown: 10 potentially life-saving tips for runners

Zika Virus

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Pennsylvania firm launches Zika vaccine trial in Puerto Rico

Lifestyle

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Opting for a funeral at home: Challenging cultural norms

Mindful Mondays

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Cupping: You don’t have to be an Olympian to benefit from this ancient Chinese treatment

Health News

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Judge rejects doctors' lawsuit against Quackwatch website

Soda Tax

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Study: Sugary drink consumption dropped after soda tax – by a lot

CHOP

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CHOP patient with double-hand transplant's next goal: Play football

Medical Marijuana

Medical Marijuana

Pennsylvania unveils draft guidelines for medical marijuana program