Studies

DACA

DACA

Penn Medicine researcher highlights health dangers of ending DACA

Studies

Tired Woman at Desk

Too much sitting can lead to early death, study finds

Medicine

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

Studies

Remote

Binge-watching TV could be why you're getting a bad night's sleep

Studies

Yawning

Study: Why yawning is so contagious

Research

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Study finds daydreaming while driving is common and dangerous

Studies

Walking

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

Mental Health

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There is one way, research shows, that money could buy you happiness

Depression

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Study: Vegans and vegetarians may be more prone to depression

Internet

Trolls

Philly is one of the worst cities for internet trolls, most unsurprising study finds

Fitness

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Women outlast men during exercises, study shows

Adolescence

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

Diets

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

Development

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Report: Point Breeze, Fairmount among Philly neighborhoods seeing the most progress

Mental Health

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More men are using antidepressants, but many factors still keep them from seeking mental health help

Smoking

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Raising cigarette prices may cause drastic change in older smokers' behaviors

Studies

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Studies show yoga has ‘a lot of potential’ to treat depression, but questions remain

Psychology

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Emojis are making you look incompetent at work, study says

Studies

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

Studies

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Study: A red wine component has similar anti-aging benefits to diet and exercise

Sleep

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This scent, found in new body lotion, could seriously help improve your sleep

Research

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Findings differ on relationship between drinking and dementia

Research

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Pig-to-human organ transplants advance with gene-editing experiment

Research

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Study: Strokes declining in men, but not in women

Studies

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Study: Pennsylvania’s health care is better than that of most U.S. states

Studies

Men's Weight

Study: If you’re not getting enough sleep, expect a thicker waistline

Studies

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Apparently, Mediterranean diets only work for the rich

Studies

Woman Diet

Study: Women who are more attractive than husbands less motivated to diet

Diseases

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Drinking regularly lowers risk of diabetes, new study finds

Studies

Smoking and Drinking

Philadelphia ranks high for smoking, binge drinking and other unhealthy behaviors

Research

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Study: Philly is one of the worst U.S. cities for drivers

Studies

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Study: Younger Americans less likely to cheat on spouses

Studies

NICU

Study: Hospital workers who wash can still spread MRSA to babies

Studies

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Study: N.J. is the least patriotic state in America (again)

Studies

Coconut Oil

Coconut oil alarmingly high in saturated fat, American Heart Association warns

Studies

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CHOP study shows teens with ADHD are better drivers than we thought

Parenting

Fathersday

Study: Fathers can stunt emotions in sons, success in daughters

Advertising

Snail mail

Infrequently Asked Questions: Do we still need snail mail?

Studies

Bullying

Study: Being bullied early on can lead to depression, substance abuse

Studies

Pennsylvania Amish

Why the Amish are uniquely qualified for a secondhand smoke study

Television

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The most popular HBO series in Pennsylvania is…

Rankings

Study: New Jersey named one of most gambling-addicted states in U.S.

Studies

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Studies: Taking antidepressants during pregnancy doesn’t increase child’s risk of autism, ADHD

Research

Soda Tax

Philly officials encouraged by study on effects of Berkeley’s soda tax

Zika Virus

Study: Second mosquito, more common in U.S., may carry Zika virus

Studies

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Study: Philadelphia is the second smoggiest city in the northeast

Studies

The Arts

Penn researcher awarded grant to dig deeper into connection between the arts and well-being