Health Studies

Opinion

Alcohol's health benefits hard to prove, but harms are easy to document

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Health Studies

Large study shows drinking coffee could extend your life

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Health News

A single cell spurs 5-year remission for Penn leukemia patient

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Health News

Dodging dementia: More of us get at least a dozen good, happy years after 65

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Health News

A hangover pill? Tests on drunk mice show promise

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Memory

What we know and don’t know about memory loss after surgery

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Children's Health

Local exposure to Pennsylvania fracking sites impacts health of newborns

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Hepatitis C

Philly health department finds youth hep-C cases fueled by opioid epidemic

Research

Penn study concludes that gun violence is not contagious

Studies

Study links depression to shorter lifespan

Sleep

Rutgers study suggests health benefits of dreaming in your sleep

Sex

Regular marijuana use linked to more sex, Stanford study finds

Hunger

Studies suggest the concept of being ‘hangry’ is real

Cancer

Study finds up to one-quarter of cancer patients use marijuana

Study

Study: Diet not helping to lose weight? Try a day (or several) off

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Emergency Medicine

Shot or stabbed? You may not want to call an ambulance

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Medicine

Study: Doctors get bogged down by work email and mundane office tasks just like the rest of us

Sleep

Not sleeping enough is screwing up your love life, study says

Diets

Splurging on an extravagant breakfast can have its weight-loss perks, study suggests

Health Studies

Many nurses lack knowledge of health risks for new mothers, study finds

Study

Penn Medicine: Mental dangers of sleep loss can be as harmful as the physical

Health Studies

Involuntary paralysis prevents many rape victims from resisting, study finds

Skin

New study: Common, cheap chemical could slow aging of human skin

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Health Studies

Hey Philly, your home kitchen probably fails a health inspection

Heart Health

Beer drinking for a healthy heart?

Drivers

CHOP study looks at how many of New Jersey's young drivers follow GDL restrictions

Colonoscopy

Study: 29 percent of colonoscopy patients may have unneeded pre-screening visits