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Despite federal protections, rape victims still get billed for forensic exams

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SMart Center helps children with selective mutism find their voice

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CNN docuseries shines light on lead poisoning, pollution in Philly and Chester

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Thieves steal wheelchair ramps from Philly teen with cerebral palsy; GoFundMe launched

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Consumer genetic testing customers stretch their DNA data further with third-party interpretation websites


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Never say ‘die’: Why so many doctors won’t break bad news

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Jefferson exec's health care vision shaped by unique obstetrics career, wife's cancer battle

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How measles detectives work to contain an outbreak

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Churches wipe out millions in medical debt for others

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A helpful tip for protecting personal information in health apps

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Two-time survivor inspires cancer patients at 'Be the Match' walk on HUP transplant floor

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A boat crushed his face, then plastic surgeons hit him with $167,000 in bills


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The Monthly Migraine: Celebrities, they’re just like us!


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Penn Medicine nurse gaining fast in bid for Tokyo 2020

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For Philly-area neurosurgeon, spring brings a hive of activity

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The Monthly Migraine: The storm before the storm

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Heart attacks can happen to young and fit women – as South Jersey mother learned

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Bucks County woman became pregnant twice despite colorectal cancer

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Her mission: convince more women to give powerlifting a try

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For surgical coordinator, it's all about precision on the table

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Colon cancer rising among millennials – but doctors aren't sure why


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Confusing and high bills for cancer patients add to anxiety and suffering


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For Lourdes oncologist, magic is great medicine

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Temple clinic helps transgender women find new voices

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Investigation: Are lip balms like ChapStick intentionally addictive?

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When the flu turns grave, Penn Lung Rescue Team flies into action



Temple football staffer's leukemia recovery underscores critical need for blood donors


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Penn doctor makes research strides into his own rare disease

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Not all DNA test revelations produce a happy ending


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Cooper Health exec enjoys bird’s-eye view of the world


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Only when he, too, was diagnosed did Philly oncogeneralist learn about the other side of fighting cancer


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As medical misinformation infects the internet, doctors seek a cure


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