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Penn's first tests of gene editing technology found safe in trials with cancer patients

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Eating yogurt and fiber may reduce the risk of lung cancer, study finds

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Blood test can help predict prognosis for some brain cancer patients, Penn researchers say

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Penn Medicine researcher leading national study to improve lung transplant success

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Rare fungus found in Tasmania could offer potential opioid alternative, researchers say

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Penn Medicine breaks ground in Lancaster on Pa.'s second proton therapy site

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Nurse pens viral post on vaccines: 'The flu shot is not always about you'

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Brain protein could be key to disrupting chronic pain symptoms

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Alaska remains the only state without a vaping-related illness

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U.S. barely keeps measles elimination status; should be eyeopener about importance of vaccines, doctors say

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Philadelphia International Airport travelers may have been exposed to measles in early October

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New test can diagnose Lyme disease in just 15 minutes, research shows

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Six common cancer myths debunked

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Alex Trebek says his battle with pancreatic cancer may stop him from hosting 'Jeopardy!'

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Prevention

What to know before your first mammogram

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Women's Health

Here are the most common signs of breast cancer

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Illness

Sepsis death rates declining in Pennsylvania, health officials say

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Prevention

Here's why the flu shot can't give you the flu

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Woman contracts flesh-eating bacteria from a manicure

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Nonprofits

Jefferson Health, MANNA team up to deliver meals to diabetics

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Mumps outbreak reported at Moravian College in Bethlehem

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Hundreds to parade up Broad Street in honor of 1918 flu victims

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A compound may improve pancreatic cancer survival rate, scientists find

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Scientists may have found a way to prevent the common cold

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Illness

Americans lack awareness about HPV, study finds

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Illness

How – not what – a person vapes may play a big role in health effects

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Opinion

Vaping likely has dangers that could take years for scientists to even know about

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Illness

Millions of diabetes patients are missing out on Medicare’s nutrition help

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Illness

Years ago, this doctor linked a mysterious lung disease to vaping

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Addiction

CDC: Third death from vaping lung illness reported in Indiana

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Illness

Flesh-eating bacteria are in warm coastal waters – but it doesn't mean you'll get sick

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Illness

As fall classes begin, Temple University is still investigating last spring's mumps outbreak

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Illness

Why are people still dying of Legionnaires' disease?

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Illness

Hepatitis A outbreak at New Jersey golf club leaves 1 dead, 27 infected

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Illness

Mosquito-borne illness Triple E spreading in South Jersey

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Illness

Pneumonia treatment by King of Prussia company gets FDA approval

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Healthy Eating

If you wash or rinse raw poultry, the USDA has an important warning for you

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Health Stories

Chemotherapy initiative makes cancer patients feel at home

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Prevention

Pennsylvania funding vaccines to prevent spread of hepatitis A amid outbreak

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Philly health department warns of potential Hepatitis A exposure at Kensington restaurant

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