Health Care

VA health system mulls merger with Pentagon

Veterans Affairs Shulkin

Government

More than 6,000 registered in Pa. medical marijuana program

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Women's Health

N.J. seeks extensive reviews of maternal mortality

New Jersey Statehouse

Pharmaceuticals

FDA OKs new therapy for some hemophilia patients

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Courts

Fertility clinic sued over eggs with genetic defect

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Disease

Scientists try 1st gene editing in the body

Genetic Frontiers Gene Editing

Opioids

FDA clears nerve stimulator for opioid withdrawal

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Health Insurance

'Obamacare' sign-ups way ahead of 2016 pace

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Trauma

Biden, Lady Gaga join on sexual assault trauma care

Biden 2020

Research

Employers liable for health issues from sitting jobs?

workplace desks

Katie's Baby

The lead poisoning problem in America

Child Crying_Doctors Office

Research

New research suggests coffee could cut the risk of heart disease

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Blood Pressure

Under new guidelines, half of U.S. adults have high blood pressure

High Blood Pressure

Mindfulness

Is the desire for happiness making us miserable?

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Patient Care

Medicare study looks at care from hospital docs

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Obesity

Fast eater? It could harm your heart and waistline

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Diseases

Bill Gates gives $50 million to combat Alzheimer's disease

Gates Alzheimer's Donation

Research

Penn study: With CPR, gender matters

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Children's Health

Experts explain why lead found in fidget spinners is no idle threat

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Veterans Affairs

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

genetic research

Hepatitis C

Philly health department finds youth hep-C cases fueled by opioid epidemic

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Mental Health

Early holiday music can be mentally damaging

Philadelphia City Hall christmas tree

Medicine

4,000-plus register for PA medical marijuana

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Health Insurance

Insurer Anthem makes patients question ER visit

MED--Insurers-Covering ER Visits

Restaurants

Hoagie chain to debut gluten-free roll

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Diseases

Boy gets brand new skin with gene therapy

ADDITION Genetic Frontiers New Skin

Sleep

44 N.J. train engineers diagnosed with sleep apnea, sidelined

Commuter Trains-Sleep Apnea

Pregnancy

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

Pregnancy

Veterans

Drexel launches free counseling program for veterans

Carroll - Drexel University Dragon

Opioids

Pain relievers as effective as opioids in ER patients

Overcoming Opioids ER Pain Relief

Sponsored

Here’s what you need to know about getting health insurance for 2018

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The Doctor Is Out

For local pain doc, laughter better than medicine

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Drug Testing

Doctors soak up profits with urine screens

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Health Insurance

Ryan: health mandate part of GOP tax talks

Tax Overhaul

Doctors

Doctor loses license over lax computer skills

Doctor-No Computer

Red Cross

Red Cross: $6 million for Ebola fight stolen through fraud

West Africa Ebola Fraud

Research

Penn study: Assaults increase after end of Daylight Saving Time

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Odd News

Men seeking medical pot bombard Pennsylvania gynecologist's office

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Mortality

U.S. rate for gun deaths increases for another year

Gun Deaths

Research

Penn study: gun violence is not contagious

Guns