Studies

Depression

Breathing

How to fight major depression? Breathing, study suggests

Technology

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Philadelphia recognized among top digital cities in America

Studies

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Study finds possible medical link to what's causing so many preterm births

Studies

Burger Takeout Junk Food

Report: People who order takeout think it's more convenient than dining out with family

Studies

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Penn study looks to speed transplants with hepatitis C-infected kidneys

Diseases

Cigarettes Cancer Deaths

Study: One-fourth of U.S. cancer deaths linked to smoking

Lists

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Study: Philadelphia ranked among best U.S. cities for Halloween

Health Care

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Effort created to reduce health disparities in North Philadelphia

Stress

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Army and Tufts study how people think, respond under stress

Studies

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Almost 80 percent of Philadelphia's young adults live at home, study finds

Politics

Marijuana

More than half of Americans want to legalize marijuana, Pew study finds

Heart Health

Anger Heart Attacks

Beware of extremes: Exercise, anger may trigger heart attack

Studies

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CHOP researchers identify gene linked to childhood ear infections

Studies

Study finds women underrepresented in mayoral roles throughout top American cities

Health News

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Study details sugar industry attempt to shape science

Studies

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Study: Pennsylvania, New Jersey among worst states for women's equality

Studies

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Living with your parents in New Jersey? You're not alone

Traffic

North 5th Street

Philly street getting speed cushions for traffic safety study

Walking

The Schuylkill Banks.

Analysis: Philadelphia top area for 'walkable new construction'

Paid Leave

Mother and baby

How would paid family leave benefit Pennsylvania workers?

Food

Burger Takeout Junk Food

Penn study: Order takeout food before you get hungry

Fracking

Fracking Pennsylvania

Study: Pennsylvanians living near fracking sites more prone to asthma attacks

Food and Drink

Pasta

Study says pasta doesn't make you fat, but there's one thing

Studies

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Study: This Philly suburb is the sunniest in Pennsylvania

Studies

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Study: Philadelphia best fit for Millennials' 'perfect' city

Studies

Fathersday

New Jersey named the fifth-best state in United States for working dads

Research

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Rowan researchers think they've developed foolproof method to detect early Alzheimer's

Studies

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National study has folks in Chester County smiling

Gentrification

Philly Beer Week

The real reason why Millennials, Gen Xers are flocking to cities

Education

Drinking

Alcohol education doesn't work on frat bros, study finds

Drugs

Magic mushroom compound works psychedelically well on depression in small-scale study

Medicine

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Thirty percent of women in medical research report sexual harassment

Studies

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Study: Philadelphia neighborhood named nation's most bikeable downtown

Studies

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Study: Women who frequently attend religious services have lower risk of death

Studies

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University of Pennsylvania study finds frustration in figuring out the cost of X-rays at hospitals

Mental Health

Teen Depression

Bisexual, questioning women at greater risk for depression than gay or straight women: Drexel study

Politics

Former Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter

Nutter: Federally funded programs should prove they work

Fitness

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Study examines why even 'Biggest Loser' contestants gain back the weight

Children's Health

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Newborns may be getting over-diagnosed with gastric reflux disease

Pediatrics

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CHOP doctor gets award for research on climate change and kidney stones

Research

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CHOP joining country's largest autism study

Parenting

Spanking Children

Study: Spanking children doesn't improve behavior, leads to troubling outcomes

Development

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Map shows where clusters of storefronts are in Philly neighborhoods

Soda

Harvard study: Philly's soda tax would save $197 million in health-care costs

Diversity

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Philly is ninth-most 'normal' metro region in America

Hunger

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Einstein study shows how most-hospitalized patients often face threat of hunger

Drunk Driving

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Penn study finds one way to reduce drunk-driving deaths by 15 percent