Diseases

Studies

Fat Shaming

Study: Body shaming can literally make people sick

Technology

Penn Apple ResearchKit App

Penn Medicine launches app to help patients with sarcoidosis

Diseases

Skin cancer sunscreen

Skin cancer rates decline in Pennsylvania, New Jersey

Diseases

Ebola Drug

Final test results confirm Ebola vaccine highly effective

Death

The Grim Reaper

Here are the leading causes of death in Philadelphia

Opinion

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Bartonella infection steals a life, long before it kills

Cats

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Please don't freak out about Cat Scratch Disease

Zika Virus

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Woman in N.J. gives birth to baby with region's first Zika-linked birth defect

Lights

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Special lights for Ben Franklin Bridge will highlight causes and events

Mindful Living

Coming Monday: The transformation of health care

Diseases

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More sickle cell patients survive, but care is hard to find for adults

Drug Addiction

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Fired pharmacist at center of scandal has 30-year history of addiction

Zika Virus

Three pregnant women in Florida test positive for Zika virus

UPenn

West Philadelphia Row Home

Penn receives $1.4M CDC grant for West Philly Promise Zone

Health

Raccoon

Good Samaritans from Northeast Philly save girl from rabid raccoon

Diseases

Philadelphia health department stops daily monitoring for Ebola

Health Risks

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Two lesser-known tick diseases spike in Sussex County

Health News

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Is scurvy, an 18th century seafarers' disease, making a comeback?

Health News

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Princeton University combating outbreak of hand, foot and mouth disease

Health News

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Study: Pollution may be behind rise, earlier onset of dementia

Health News

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Philly ranks as the fourth worst city for STDs

Health News

Racoon

Burlington County resident bitten by rabid raccoon

Health News

Medical Marijuana

Medical marijuana: good evidence for some diseases, weak for others

Science

Healthy Birthday

Study finds link between birth month and future health

Health News

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Bucks County company debuts mobile testing lab to monitor disease

Health News

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Dating apps facing some blame for rise in STDs

Health News

AJ's Avengers

South Jersey 'superheroes' raise awareness, funds for boy's bone disorder

Health News

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Drug-resistant 'superbug' strain of typhoid spreads worldwide

Health News

Ebola Drug

Ebola found hiding in doctor's eye

Health News

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Dog spreads plague to four Colorado residents

Health News

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U.S. CDC cautions against unprotected sex with Ebola survivors

Health News

Gut Health

A healthy gut may help prevent Parkinson's and ALS

Cherry Hill

Preeclampsia

Cherry Hill to hold walk to raise Preeclampsia awareness

Health News

Facial Scans

Facial scans uncover future health issues and predict life expectancy

Health News

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Skin test could detect Alzheimer's, Parkinson's early

Health News

Raccoon

Raccoons killed in S.J. test positive for rabies