Health Studies

Hepatitis C

Philly health department finds youth hep-C cases fueled by opioid epidemic

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Opioids

Pain relievers worked as well as opioids in ER patients

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Research

Penn study concludes that gun violence is not contagious

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Studies

Study links depression to shorter lifespan

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Sleep

Rutgers study suggests health benefits of dreaming in your sleep

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Sex

Regular marijuana use linked to more sex, Stanford study finds

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Hunger

Studies suggest the concept of being ‘hangry’ is real

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Health Studies

Huge study to end cookie-cutter health care starting in Pennsylvania

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Cancer

Study finds up to one-quarter of cancer patients use marijuana

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Study

Study: Diet not helping to lose weight? Try a day (or several) off

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Emergency Medicine

Shot or stabbed? You may not want to call an ambulance

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Medicine

Study: Doctors get bogged down by work email and mundane office tasks just like the rest of us

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Sleep

Not sleeping enough is screwing up your love life, study says

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Diets

Splurging on an extravagant breakfast can have its weight-loss perks, study suggests

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Health Studies

Many nurses lack knowledge of health risks for new mothers, study finds

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Study

Penn Medicine: Mental dangers of sleep loss can be as harmful as the physical

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Health Studies

Involuntary paralysis prevents many rape victims from resisting, study finds

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Skin

New study: Common, cheap chemical could slow aging of human skin

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Health Studies

Hey Philly, your home kitchen probably fails a health inspection

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Heart Health

Beer drinking for a healthy heart?

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Drivers

CHOP study looks at how many of New Jersey's young drivers follow GDL restrictions

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Colonoscopy

Study: 29 percent of colonoscopy patients may have unneeded pre-screening visits