Research

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Report sheds new light on Philadelphia's youth homelessness problem

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Sitting too much can cause serious health problems. So should employers be liable?

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New research suggests coffee could cut the risk of heart disease

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

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Veterans Affairs

Philly doctor leads study on link between genetic testing and depression care for vets

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Penn study concludes that gun violence is not contagious

Guns

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Penn study: Assaults increase after end of Daylight Saving Time

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Doctors prepare for deep dive into Las Vegas shooter's brain

Las Vegas Shooting Gunmans Brain

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Penn researchers: Targeting enzyme could slow spreading in deadly cancer

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Study: You're officially not supposed to eat your placenta

Placenta Pills

Housing

Affordability of Philly housing scores high in new report

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Study: World pollution deadlier than wars, disasters, hunger

Global Pollution

Business

Here's what new Amazon HQ could do to Philly's rent prices

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

Diversity Hands

Cancer

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

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Women's Health

Drexel doctor 'not familiar with any medical evidence' behind White House push for new abortion limits

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Biological clock discoveries by 3 Americans earn them Nobel prize

Nobel Medicine

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

Ebola Congo

Studies

Happiness and sadness really are contagious, study suggests

Happy Friends

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Smartphone apps could improve depression symptoms, researchers say

iPhone

Public Health

Philly's lingering summer weather could mean higher crime rates, research suggests

Heat

chemicals

Workers exposed to material at experimental research facility in Delaware

DuPont

DACA

Penn Medicine researcher highlights health dangers of ending DACA

DACA

Studies

Too much sitting can lead to early death, study finds

Grants

Temple secures $11.6 million grant for exploring stem cell solutions to heart disease

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

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Sleep

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

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Diet

Eat fat to live longer, new report suggests

Avocado

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

Penn-CHOP art study

Studies

Study: Why yawning is so contagious

Yawning

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Study finds daydreaming while driving is common and dangerous

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Travel

Research project takes Temple grad student on baseball journey of a lifetime

Andy Sturt baseball

Studies

Study finds greater risk of heart disease among self-proclaimed slower walkers

Walking

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Drinking four cups of coffee each day will help you live longer, study shows

Coffee.

Depression

Study: Vegans and vegetarians may be more prone to depression

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Bioengineering

Local biotech firm develops 3-D bioprinters for researchers

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Fitness

Women outlast men during exercises, study shows

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Adolescence

Study: High school friendships have long-lasting effects on your mental health

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Diets

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

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Education

Andrea Mitchell endows Penn with a center to study democracy

Research

Philly scientists develop promising immunotherapy technology for prostate cancer

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Hair

Stem cell researchers discover promising lead in quest for hair regrowth

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Research

CHOP taking part in $14.8 million research effort into link between birth defects, childhood cancer

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Studies

Report: The effects of medical marijuana to treat pain, PTSD are under researched

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Findings differ on relationship between drinking and dementia

Alcohol

Study: Americans, especially women and seniors, are drinking more

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