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New Pa. law requires consent for medical students to perform pelvic, rectal exams on unconscious patients

Pennsylvania Pelvic Exams

Adult Health

Compensation is key to fixing primary care shortage

Primary Care Shortage

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Why it's so tough to reduce unnecessary medical care

Unnecessary Medical Care

Senior Health

Who will care for older adults? We've plenty of know-how but too few specialists

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Police blame some deaths on 'excited delirium.' ER docs consider pulling the plug on the term

Excited Delirium

Adult Health

The shrinking number of primary care physicians is reaching a tipping point

Primary Care Doctor

Adult Health

When temps rise, so do medical risks. Should doctors and nurses talk more about heat?

Heat Health Risks

Health News

Coalition that aims to improve diversity among Philly's doctors receives grant from IBX Foundation

Diversity Doctors Philly

Health News

Two new healthcare facilities are coming to Northeast Philly

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Penn Medicine residents and fellows vote to unionize, becoming the state's first hospital house staff union

Penn Medicine Union

Health Insurance

Prior authorization, a system that harms and frustrates patients, may be reined in

Prior authorization health care


Penn Medicine residents move to unionize, joining a nationwide trend

Penn Medicine Union

Adult Health

Haven't seen your doctor in a few years? You may need to find a new one

Primary Care Doctor

Health News

Embedded bias: How medical records sow discrimination

Medical bias

Health News

Penn Medicine seeks to expand value-based care by buying stake in Tandigm Health

Penn Medicine Tandigm Health

Men's Health

Men often hesitate to visit a doctor, but there are effective ways to persuade them

Men's Health Doctor Visit

Adult Health

Telemedicine can help reduce racial disparity in follow-up appointments, study finds

Telemedicine Study Penn

2022 Election

Dr. Oz considering run as Republican for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania


Is it time to transition your child from their pediatrician to a family doctor?

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Center City doctor agrees to pay $2 million for illegally prescribing opioids

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City Honors Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium with Magis Award

Black Doctor's COVID Consortium Magis Award

Men's Health

Men, it's time to make the routine doctor's visit a habit

Physical Exam Benefits


Q&A: Local medical expert explains Joel Embiid's meniscus injury and path forward


Colorectal cancer screenings should start for adults at age 45, medical task force says

Colorectal cancer screenings

Health News

Stigma against D.O.s had been declining until Trump’s doctor took the spotlight

Health News

These secret safety panels will pick the COVID-19 vaccine winners

COVID-19 vaccine safety panel

Health News

Philly, Pittsburgh rank among top cities for health care jobs, report finds

Philly Health Jobs

Adult Health

U.S. facing a growing physician shortage and COVID-19 may be making it worse

U.S. physician shortage


Cherry Hill doctor wins role in upcoming Kevin Hart film


Pennsylvania coronavirus researcher found dead in apparent murder-suicide

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Health News

Health Hero Match app co-developed by Penn student wins international hackathon

Hackathon Penn Spagnola


Rutgers launches nation's largest study of health care workers exposed to COVID-19

Rutgers COVID-19 Healthcare

Health News

New Jersey to issue emergency medical licenses to foreign doctors

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Health Stories

Philadelphia doctor writes about scarcity of supplies and lack of planning at one city hospital

COVID-19 Philadelphia hospital doctor


New Jersey doctor, the self-declared 'El Chapo of Opioids,' admits to writing illegal narcotics prescriptions

Pill Mill Doctor Delagente

Adult Health

Minority patients benefit from having minority doctors, but that's a hard match to make

Minority doctor-patient relationship


What to look for when choosing a doctor

Woman speaking with her doctor


To combat opioid crisis, Gov. Wolf expands college debt repayment program for addiction specialists

Addiction Specialist Pennsylvania College Loan Repayment program

Adult Health

Two apples a day may keep the heart doctor away

Apples Bad Cholesterol Heart Health

Men's Health

Men, give yourself the gift of health this holiday season

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Nike designs Air Zoom Pulse sneaker to better support doctors and nurses

Nike Air Zoom Pulse

Adult Health

Googling health symptoms is problematic, but many Americans still do it

Googling health symptoms online

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