Medicine

Pregnancy

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Penn study: There's now a faster medically proven way to induce labor

Treatments

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Drexel researchers awarded $3 million to test innovative gadget that heals chronic wounds

Politics

Congress Drug Approval Warren

Sen. Warren blasts drug approval bill as 'extortion'

Health

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House to vote on bill aimed at speeding approval of drugs

Brain

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Study suggests anesthesia poses minimal risks to young brains

Medicine

Peanut Allergy Patch

Children with peanut allergy helped by wearable skin patch

Cancer Research

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Napster founder to visit Penn for Philly launch of cancer-curing initiative he funded with $250 million

Drugs

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Pfizer to launch cheaper version of J&J immune drug Remicade

Science

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FDA approves 'artificial pancreas' to manage diabetes

Health News

Drug Costs Enablers

Did landmark laws from Congress enable high drug prices?

Health

Emma Walmsley

GlaxoSmithKline appoints insider as first female CEO

Medicine

Muscular Dystrophy Drug

FDA Oks 1st muscular dystrophy drug; awaits proof it works

Medicine

Belgium Minor Euthanasia

Belgium sees first case of minor being granted euthanasia

Treatments

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New rules to help public learn results of medical research

Education

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Superheroes and superheroines: Rowan bioengineering students unleashed

Memorials

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CHOP fundraiser honors slain Berks County family

Healthcare

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Pennsylvania health insurance companies request substantial 2017 rate increases

Medical Marijuana

Medical Marijuana

Pennsylvania issues progress report on Medical Marijuana Program

Gene Therapy

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Penn Medicine developing next generation of viral vectors for genome editing

Medicine

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Philly reporter saved by stroke diagnosis after losing eyesight

Medicine

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Thirty percent of women in medical research report sexual harassment

Charges

South Philly Doctor Charges Painkillers

Feds: South Philly doctors sold painkillers for cash

Medicine

Old Man at Table

FDA approves first drug in U.S. for Parkinson's-related psychosis

Heart Health

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Fitbit helps man get vital heart treatment in Camden hospital

Science

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Zoobiquity conference explores cooperation in human and animal medicine

Development

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Drexel partners with Brandywine Realty Trust on visionary Schuylkill Yards project

Pediatrics

Mother and child speak with doctor

Parents can spot errors that doctors miss, study finds

Medicine

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CHOP launches data platform for White House pediatric cancer initiative

Cancer Research

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Black female physicist awarded $1.1M grant for cancer research

Odd News

Mustache Women

Penn study: Men with mustaches outnumber women in medical leadership roles

Medicine

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MIT researchers aim to modernize Band-Aid with smart hydrogel

Wellness

Flu

Four flu-fighting remedies by local wellness bloggers

Breast Cancer

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Penn study: Aspirin may help earlier detection of breast cancer

Health

FDA approves cancer drug licensed by Teva

Health News

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

Medicine

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UPenn finds molecule that may block HIV, treat Alzheimer's

Science

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Philly ranks seventh in U.S. life sciences clusters

Health News

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Scientists develop pill to help gluten-intolerant people

Health News

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New Jersey doctor's license revoked over negligent painkiller prescriptions

Development

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Penn Medicine redeveloping Cherry Hill Syms store into medical offices

Marijuana

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Study: medical marijuana laws don't influence teens to smoke

Health News

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New bill would make insurers pay for safer, abuse-deterrent painkillers

Health News

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Wharton MBA grad leading fight against rare disease - his own

Health News

Doctor Suicides

Jefferson med students learn to treat the often untreated: themselves

Medicine

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Two Penn grads making waves in regenerative medicine

Health News

Tylenol's main ingredient may dull positive emotions

Tylenol may dull positive emotions

Health News

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N.J. bill would require background checks for doctors who lived abroad