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For millions with long COVID, some answers are emerging about its causes

Long Covid Study


Free COVID-19 tests are again available through the U.S. Postal Service; here's how to order them

Free COVID tests


Why the CDC has recommended new COVID-19 boosters for all

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New COVID-19 shots, approved by the FDA, to be available shortly

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Over 100,000 at-home COVID-19 tests recalled by Philadelphia Dept. of Public Health

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When to get your flu shot, COVID-19 booster and RSV vaccine this fall

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Musculoskeletal effects of COVID-19

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Philly health officials issue COVID-19 advisory as local hospitals see uptick in cases

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COVID-19 may trigger high blood pressure, study finds

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Nearly 9 of 10 health care workers admit to picking their noses – and they're more likely to get COVID-19, study finds

Nose picking COVID-19


Loss of smell no longer a common sign of COVID-19 infection, researchers find

COVID Loss Smell


Philly’s airport has less flights and passengers than before the pandemic, data shows

Philadelphia International Airport


COVID-19 cases are rising in the U.S., but the risk remains 'low' in Philadelphia

COVID-19 Cases Philly

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Youth suicide attempts increase during the school year and fall during the summer, study finds

Suicide Risk School Year

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All Pa. Medicaid recipients are due for renewal, but applications have been sparse

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How federal student loan borrowers can prepare for the end of the pandemic payment pause

Student Loan Payments Resume


More than $7 million in COVID relief for New Jersey fisheries may need to be paid back, state says

New Jersey Fisheries


Documentary short follows Tarik Khan, the nurse practitioner who delivered COVID vaccines to Philadelphians

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Study reveals staggering toll of being Black in America: 1.6 million excess deaths over 22 years

Black Mortality Rate

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At-home COVID-19 tests recalled for possible bacteria contamination

Covid test recall


Attic Brewing Co. opened at the start of COVID; three years later, it is feeling the financial strain

Attic Brewing Co. Germantown

Adult Health

Loneliness epidemic affects half of American adults, but there are many ways to get connected

Loneliness Surgeon General


COVID-19 increases the risk of diabetes, but scientists aren't sure why

Diabetes and COVID-19


FDA authorizes second bivalent COVID-19 booster for older adults

Bivalent Covid Boosters


The latest COVID-19 variant is giving people pink eye, doctors say

COVID-19 Pink Eye


Independence Blue Cross medical claims data shows link between cardiovascular and COVID-19 related deaths

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End of COVID-19 emergency will usher in changes across the U.S. health system

COVID Emergency Ends

Children's Health

Pandemic stress, gangs, and utter fear fueled a rise in teen shootings

Teen shootings pandemic

Women's Health

Maternal deaths have surged to their highest mark since 1965, despite being mostly preventable

U.S. maternal mortality


As extra COVID-19 SNAP benefits end next month, Philadelphia food banks brace for impact

Food insecurty highlighted with lost of SNAP benefit funding


How long do you need to wait to exercise after COVID-19? Here's what experts say

Exercise after Covid

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Era of 'free' COVID-19 vaccines, test kits and treatments is ending. Who will pay the tab now?

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Bivalent boosters offer protection against the latest COVID-19 variant, CDC study finds

COVID-19 bivalent booster


How much people exercise may affect their risk of respiratory infections, research shows

Exercise respiratory infections

Women's Health

COVID-19 has worsened the maternal health crisis in the U.S.

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COVID-19 cases spike in Philly region as new omicron subvariant spreads across Northeast

COVID At-Home Rapid Tests


For most people, long COVID symptoms ease within a year, new research shows

Long COVID symptoms


Free COVID-19 tests are again available via the mail; here's how to order them

Free COVID-19 tests


Philadelphia schools will require students, staff to wear masks for two weeks after winter break

Philadelphia school district mask mandate winter break

Adult Health

Can cash incentives spur obese people to lose weight? Research is mixed

cash incentive for changed health behavior


Paxlovid has been free so far. Next year, sticker shock awaits

Paxlovid Price COVID-19


Former 'Jackass' star Bam Margera placed on ventilator for pneumonia, COVID-19

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