Penn Medicine

Public Health

Penn study: Improvements in U.S. mortality rate offset by obesity

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Hospitals

Penn Medicine now includes the Princeton HealthCare System

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Hospitals

Two Philly hospitals penalized for high injury, infection rates

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Nutrition

Penn study: Sleep may explain link between fish consumption, intelligence

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Research

Penn study: High costs causing cancer patients to ditch oral treatment

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Penn leading $4 million effort to improve brain injury diagnosis, treatment

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Penn study: Minorities are less likely to see a doctor for common skin disease

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Research

Penn study spots evidence for higher concussion vulnerability in women

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Psychology

Can memory loss be cured? Penn researchers' brain map has some answers

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Research

Penn Medicine study: Men more likely than women to receive CPR in public

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Pregnancy

Penn Medicine launches Northeast's first clinical trial for womb transplant

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Vaccines

Penn study pinpoints why last year's flu shot was a dud

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Sponsored

PennFirst: A new way to build is in the works in Philadelphia

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Brain

Penn experiments discover brain region key to driving behavioral change

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Cancer Treatment

Unneeded scans, therapy, surgery only add to patients’ ills and bills

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Research

Penn researchers find skin pigment genes falsify long-held race concepts

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Cancer

Penn surgeons become world's first to test glowing dye for cancerous lymph nodes

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Fatalities

Study: Do ride-share apps help cut drunk driving accidents?

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Technology

Three ways smartphones are hurting your health – and how to combat them

Cancer Treatment

Penn becomes world's first hospital to treat cancer patient with new radiation technology

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Depression

Penn study confirms anti-depressant effects of sleep deprivation

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DACA

Penn Medicine researcher highlights health dangers of ending DACA

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Research

CHOP, Penn Medicine join forces in national study of kidney stones

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Research

Penn-CHOP study: Art courses could help medical students become better doctors

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Hospitals

Penn neurosurgeon becomes first in Pennsylvania to perform back-saving procedure

Study

Study links daily check-ins to weight loss, but does the scale tell the whole story?

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Research

Penn to launch genetic research program on Asperger syndrome

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

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Development

Watch: Penn Medicine sets record for largest pour of concrete in Philly history

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Medicine

Penn medical school alum confronts what 'no one wants to talk about' in new podcast

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Technology

Penn tests new app designed for nurses, mothers of ICU newborns

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Employment

Penn Medicine lands in Forbes' top 10 places to work in United States

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Drugs

How fentanyl is complicating the opioid crisis

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Nine uncommon ways to survive allergy season

Research

Low on donations, Penn tests infected organs for transplants

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Women's Health

Penn Medicine holding free event for mammograms, cervical cancer screenings

Transplants

Riley Hancey, who received lung transplant in Philly after being denied in Utah, dies at 20

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Neurology

Penn hospital employees find 'rare' 19th century medical notebook

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Transplants

Denied lung transplant in Utah for smoking pot, man gets one in Philly

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Yoga

Penn Medicine study explores yoga as part of prostate cancer treatment plan

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Music

Singing in the O.R.: Brain cancer survivor releases song

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Studies

Study: Doctors, patients more likely to approve flu vaccine when given electronic prompts

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Organ Donation

Penn study finds potential earlier warning of organ transplant rejection through blood test

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HIV

Penn researcher granted $16.3 million toward HIV vaccine development

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Crime

Penn trauma surgeons: Racial disparity 'profound' in Philly gun violence

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Women's Health

Penn surgeon develops procedure to help address physical, emotional scars of female genital mutilation