Ticks

Rare tick species persists in New Jersey as expert warns of East Coast 'explosion'

New Jersey Tick

Patient Care

OB-GYNs urged to see new mothers sooner, more often

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Public Health

In Puerto Rican town, hope ebbs and health suffers

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Women's Health

Local mom: toxic shock syndrome almost killed me

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Patient Care

Barbara Bush’s end-of-life decision stirs debate

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Disease

Pa., N.J. reporting most lettuce-related E. coli cases

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Sleep

Penn professor highlights why your rideshare driver could fall asleep at wheel

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Parenting

'You disgust me': The impact of verbal abuse on children

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Patient Care

IBX parent, Comcast to launch new patient communications platform

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Spinal Cord Injuries

Magee Rehab fundraiser draws patients from all walks of life

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Diseases

‘Scary’ COPD afflicts more women than men in U.S.

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Senior Health

Is there such a thing as normal aging?

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Food Safety

Millions of eggs in PA, N.J. recalled

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Memory

Post-surgery memory loss: what we know, and don't

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Pharma

Drugmaker turns RU-486 into rare-disease cash cow

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Study

Drexel study: Philly soda tax has at least one benefit

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Research

Study: Help for smokers from unexpected medication

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The Doctor Is Out

Local doctor knows how to get your blood pumping

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Health Insurance

Medicare Advantage could cover groceries, rides, AC

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Senior Health

Seniors love vitamins; scarce evidence they work

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Hospitals

‘Nightmare bacteria’ stalk U.S. hospitals

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Patient Safety

Patient advocacy groups get millions from drugmakers

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Yoga

Instagram yogis fight back against Alo Yoga lawsuit

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Research

$1M grant to research how heart 'talks' to body fat

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Surveys

Temple-led survey: 36% of collegians don't get enough to eat

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Hospitals

CHOP holds streak as best-ranked pediatrics department in United States

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Addiction

Staying alive: How to fight an opioid addiction

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Autism

Area theme park to become certified autism center

Sesame Place

Dementia

Directive would let dementia patients refuse food

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Public Health

We tested City Hall for lead exposure – here's what we found

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Cancer

Coffee should come with cancer warning, judge rules

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Opioids

Opioid overdoses undercounted in U.S.

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Study

Bad news, foodies: Going out to eat could destroy your hormones

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Medical Research

Penn researchers help discover 'interstitium'

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Breastfeeding

Nursing mothers get new refuge to breastfeed at PHL

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Health

Their son got lead poisoning and the city treated them like slumlords

Lead Poisoning

The Doctor Is Out

Nurse practitioner and triathlete pushes her body to the limit

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Women's Health

Here’s one health issue blue and red states can agree on

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Opinion

N.J. should legalize our own stem cells

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E-cigarettes

The Juul’s so cool, kids smoke it in school

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Health Care

Women in medicine shout #MeToo

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Medical Marijuana

N.J. bill: medical marijuana for any diagnosed condition

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Public Health

Risks from secondhand marijuana smoke? Early science says yes

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Research

Penn forum tackles 'big problem' of vaccine denial

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Technology

Study: Apple Watch, Cardiogram detect AFib

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Opioids

The other opioid crisis: Shortages lead to pain, medical errors

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The Doctor Is Out

Penn cancer doc rocks to his own beat

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Addiction

Trying to help, not arrest, people with addiction

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Smoking

FDA moves to cut nicotine in cigarettes to help quitters

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