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Treating long COVID is rife with guesswork

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Omicron-specific boosters offer better protection than original COVID-19 vaccine, data shows

COVID-19 Omicron Boosters

Prevention

Moderna's new COVID-19 booster adds significant protection against omicron, company says

Moderna Bivalent Boosters

Illness

Paxlovid may reduce risk of long COVID in some patients, study shows

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Mental Health

Hospitalizations for eating disorders still higher than pre-COVID

Hospitalizations for eating disorders on rise

Children's Health

A spike in respiratory illnesses is filling children's hospitals in Philly

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Adult Health

COVID-19 drug Paxlovid may interfere with heart medications, scientists say

Paxlovid Heart Medications

Illness

Gonorrhea became more drug resistant while attention was on COVID-19

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Illness

More Republicans than Democrats likely died of COVID-19, study shows

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Prevention

Booster shots can prevent a winter COVID-19 surge – if people get them

Bivalent COVID-19 booster

Prevention

Misinformation undercuts COVID-19 vaccine rates of children, report finds

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Illness

Can COVID-19 trigger diabetes in children? Scientists aren't sure

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Illness

Long COVID: How researchers are zeroing in on the self-targeted immune attacks that may lurk behind it

Long COVID

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Protect children from COVID-19 as they go back to school: An open letter to parents

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Prevention

Will omicron-specific booster shots be more effective at combating COVID-19? 5 questions answered

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Prevention

COVID-19 booster shots that protect against omicron authorized by FDA

COVID Boosters Omicron

Illness

When COVID-19 or flu viruses kill, they often have an accomplice – bacterial infections

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Illness

Paxlovid provides no benefits to younger adults with COVID-19, study finds

Paxlovid Efficacy COVID-19

Health News

Life expectancy in New Jersey fell by 2.6 years during the first year of COVID

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Illness

Paxlovid sometimes causes a metallic aftertaste, but there are remedies for it

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Prevention

Novavax asks FDA to authorize its COVID-19 booster shot

Novavax COVID-19 booster

Education

For first 10 days of class, Philly school district students and staff will be required to wear masks

School COVID Policy

Health News

After the omicron surge, Americans increasingly resumed pre-pandemic lifestyles, Penn survey shows

Four out of 10 Americans surveyed revealed they are living pre-COVID lives again

Education

Temple's faculty union says mask policy for fall semester is 'irresponsible,' tells school to follow the science

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Business

Comcast requires office workers to return to Center City three days a week starting in September

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Illness

How the omicron subvariant BA.5 became a master of disguise – and what it means for the current COVID-19 surge

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Government

Biden's COVID-19 diagnosis led to cancellation of Pennsylvania trip

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Prevention

Boost now or wait? Many wonder how best to ride out COVID's next wave

COVID-19 Booster dose

Social Justice

Food insecurity in the Philly region increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, report finds

Philabundance Hunger Study

Addiction

As overdose deaths surged early in the COVID-19 pandemic, racial disparities also grew

Overdose Racial Disparities

Prevention

Nasal COVID-19 vaccines may be better at preventing infections, experts say

COVID nasal vaccines

Illness

The COVID-19 pandemic reversed progress in combating superbugs

COVID-19 Superbugs MRSA

Illness

Experimental cancer drug shows promise in treating hospitalized COVID-19 patients

COVID-19 Treatment Sabizabulin

Health News

How Pfizer won the pandemic, reaping outsize profit and influence

Pfizer COVID-19 pandemic

Business

Retail sales and shoppers return to Center City as office workers stay home

Center City Retail

Education

Penn's first NFT, a video on COVID-19 vaccine technology, to be auctioned off

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COVID-19: Precautions, testing, and treatment

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Illness

Women are more likely to get long COVID than men, research shows

Long COVID research

Prevention

Is the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine better for young children? It's hard to say

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Investigations

Eight city employees charged with fraud in alleged theft of pandemic unemployment assistance

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Five unhealthy pandemic habits to break

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Tips for minimizing the risk of COVID-19 in children with asthma

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