Bailey King

Carroll - Headshot, Bailey King.

Bailey King is a Health curator who joined PhillyVoice.com after a two-year stint covering health, fitness and wellness on the Be Well Philly blog at Philadelphia Magazine. Bailey grew up in Central Pennsylvania, but couldn’t bare to leave Philly after graduating from Temple University in 2017. When she’s not writing about health, Bailey loves working out, creating DIY household and skincare products, and exploring this marvelous city. Spending time in nature, experimenting with vegan recipes and hanging out with her cat, Bleeper, are a few favorite pastimes.

bailey@phillyvoice.com

August 28, 2019

Illness

As fall classes begin, Temple University is still investigating last spring's mumps outbreak

While no additional cases of mumps arose over the university’s summer semesters, The Temple News reports that local health officials are still investigating how the disease spread and are calculating the total cost — said to be a “significant” investment — to contain the disease.

August 28, 2019

Healthy Eating

New Yelp feature makes it WAY easier to find healthy, dietary restriction-friendly restaurants

The updated app will allow users to quickly input their personal preferences including: dietary preferences, food and drink categories, favorite things to do, parent or pert-owner status, and disability accessibility. Yelp will do all of the “heavy lifting” by retaining those preferences for an entirely personalized experience on the homescreen.

August 28, 2019

Prevention

Pinterest takes initiative in stopping the spread of medical, vaccine misinformation

Many social media platforms have picked up improved efforts to combat medical misinformation, especially pertaining to vaccines.

August 27, 2019

Children's Health

American Heart Association equips Philly School District with CPR kits

To kick off this upcoming school year, the American Heart Association gave 75 CPR education kits to the School District of Philadelphia. The kits are expected to help train 13,000 Philly students in the lifesaving skill of CPR.

August 27, 2019

Illness

Hepatitis A outbreak at New Jersey golf club leaves 1 dead, 27 infected

A hepatitis A outbreak in the Mendham Golf & Tennis Club in Morris County, New Jersey has left one person dead and 27 others infected with the virus.

August 27, 2019

Women's Health

A high-fat diet during pregnancy may prevent Alzheimer's disease in children

A new study out of Temple University's Lewis Katz School of Medicine found that consuming a high-fat diet as an expecting mother may help prevent Alzheimer's disease for her child.

August 26, 2019

Health News

Philly's sidewalks discriminate against people with disabilities, lawsuit claims

A class-action lawsuit filed against the city alleges Philadelphia "discriminates against residents and visitors with disabilities that affect their mobility by failing to make its sidewalks and pedestrian routes accessible to people who use wheelchairs or are blind."

August 26, 2019

Opioids

Penn, Yale researchers looking at opioid use disorder under a different light

Penn Medicine announced on Monday a new venture – the Penn PET Addiction Center of Excellence – to combat opioid use disorder by jointly focusing on psychiatry and radiology.

August 26, 2019

Health News

First U.S. death caused by vaping confirmed in Illinois

The first reported death tied to vaping in the United States was confirmed on Friday by officials from the Illinois Department of Public Health.

August 23, 2019

Prevention

Dog owners may have healthier hearts than others, study suggests

Pets – of any kind – provide physical and emotional health benefits, but dogs may particularly help boost heart health, according to a new study.

All PhillyVoice contributors