Diseases

Diseases

Gene therapy shows promise against blood-clotting disease

CHOP

Diseases

Nearly half of U.S. cancer deaths blamed on unhealthy behavior

Cancer Causes

Diseases

Bill Gates gives $50 million to combat Alzheimer's disease

Gates Alzheimer's Donation

Diseases

Disneyland shuts cooling towers after Legionnaires' cases

Disneyland Legionnaires Disease

Diseases

Boy with rare disease gets brand new skin with gene therapy

ADDITION Genetic Frontiers New Skin

Diseases

Doctor: Aaron Hernandez's brain was severely damaged by CTE

Aaron Hernandez Brain

Red Cross

Red Cross: $6 million for Ebola fight stolen through fraud

West Africa Ebola Fraud

Diseases

Baby gene therapy study offers hope for fatal muscle disease

Genetic Frontiers Baby Gene Therapy

Diseases

Gene therapy helps boys with 'Lorenzo's Oil' disease

Genetic Frontiers Lorenzo Oil

Research

Thomas Jefferson University gets $30M contract to develop Ebola vaccine

Ebola Congo

Diseases

FDA approves 1st blood sugar monitor without finger pricks

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Diseases

Drinking regularly lowers risk of diabetes, new study finds

draught beer

Rankings

Philadelphia ranks as one of the worst cities for mosquitoes, report finds

HIV

Penn researcher granted $16.3 million toward HIV vaccine development

Vaccines

Diseases

Thanks to mice, 2017 could be a bad year for Lyme disease in the Northeast

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Studies

Study: Body shaming can literally make people sick

Fat Shaming

Technology

Penn Medicine launches app to help patients with sarcoidosis

Penn Apple ResearchKit App

Death

Here are the leading causes of death in Philadelphia

The Grim Reaper

Opinion

Bartonella infection steals a life, long before it kills

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Cats

Please don't freak out about Cat Scratch Disease

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Zika Virus

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

Zika virus baby

Lights

Special lights for Ben Franklin Bridge will highlight causes and events

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Mindful Living

Coming Monday: The transformation of health care

Sponsored

How to detect dementia in your loved one

Diseases

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

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Drug Addiction

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

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Zika Virus

Three pregnant women in Florida test positive for Zika virus

UPenn

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

West Philadelphia Row Home

Health

Good Samaritans from Northeast Philly save girl from rabid raccoon

Raccoon

Diseases

Philadelphia health department stops daily monitoring for Ebola

Health Risks

Two lesser-known tick diseases spike in Sussex County

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Health News

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

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Health News

Princeton University combating outbreak of hand, foot and mouth disease

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Health News

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

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Health News

Philly ranks as the fourth worst city for STDs

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Health News

Burlington County resident bitten by rabid raccoon

Racoon

Health News

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

Medical Marijuana

Science

Study finds link between birth month and future health

Healthy Birthday

Health News

Bucks County company debuts mobile testing lab to monitor disease

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Health News

Dating apps facing some blame for rise in STDs

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Health News

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

AJ's Avengers

Health News

Drug-resistant 'superbug' strain of typhoid spreads worldwide

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Health News

Ebola found hiding in doctor's eye

Ebola Drug

Health News

Dog spreads plague to four Colorado residents

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Health News

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

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Health News

A healthy gut may help prevent Parkinson's and ALS

Gut Health