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What “mild COVID-19 symptoms” actually means

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Why you can't find cheap at-home COVID tests

Rapid COVID-19 Test

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Alcoholism drug has potential as a COVID-19 treatment, but studies are just getting underway

Disulfiram alcoholism COVID-19

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Camden County Starbucks employee contracts hepatitis A, customers urged to get vaccinated

Starbucks employee Hepatitis A

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With COVID-19 cases rising, Philly health commissioner encourages smaller Thanksgiving gatherings

Philly COVID Uptick

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Rowan University reports flu outbreak as experts brace for potentially severe season

Rowan Flu Outbreak

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Pennsylvania's COVID-19 case total to jump due to inclusion of reinfection data

COVID-19 Reinfection Pennsylvania

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Patients went into the hospital for care. After testing positive there for COVID, some never came out

COVID-19 Transmission Hospitals

Opinion

Yes, we should be keeping the healthier hand-washing habits we developed at the start of the pandemic

Hand Washing Disease Prevention

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Widespread salmonella outbreak tied to raw onions, CDC says

Salmonella Outbreak

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Biomarker discovery may lead to better treatments for asthma, COPD, Rutgers researchers say

lung airway diseases

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Marijuana use doubles people's risk of breakthrough COVID-19 cases, study shows

Marijuana use COVID-19 infections

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COVID-19 testing, turnaround times are still uneven this far into pandemic

COVID-19 Testing Turnaround Time

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'Long COVID' affects half of survivors and requires a 'critical' response, Penn State researchers says

Long COVID

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COVID-19 immunity through infection or vaccination: Are they equal?

COVID-19 Immunity Vaccine

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President Biden made personal call to overcrowded Pa. hospital on behalf of friend's sick wife

Biden Pennsylvania Hospital

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Steroid nasal sprays may reduce COVID-19 symptoms – if they're used prior to infection, study suggests

Nasal spray COVID-19

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Community mourns South Jersey girl, 12, who died after COVID-19, diabetes diagnoses

Amelia Perry Haddon Township

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Jefferson Health creates $3 million initiative to address heart disease in Philly's underserved neighborhoods

Jefferson Health cardiovascular

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A daily pill to treat COVID could be just months away, scientists say

Antiviral COVID-19 Pill

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One-third of Americans are in danger of developing kidney disease, but many don't know the risk factors

Kidney disease risk factors

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Red Cross needs more blood donations to help patients with sickle cell disease

Red Cross blood drives

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Your COVID-19 game plan: Are stadiums safe?

Football Stadiums COVID-19

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Scientists inch closer to developing blood test for certain nerve cancers

Blood test cancer

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A pill to treat COVID-19? Pfizer takes next step in study of Tamiflu-like drug

Pfizer Antiviral Pill COVID-19

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Controlling cholesterol may be key to treating a common kidney cancer

Kidney Cancer Cholesterol

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Children with COVID-19 breathe out unique biomarkers, CHOP study finds

COVID-19 breath tests

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Flu shots may offer some protection against COVID-19's most severe complications, study finds

Flu Shot and Severe COVID-19 Prevention

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It's mosquito season: Know how to protect yourself from West Nile Virus

West Nile Virus cases

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Delta much more contagious than other COVID-19 variants, CDC document says

COVID CDC Doc Delta

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Screentime can make you feel sick – here are ways to manage cybersickness

Screentime Cybersickness

Prevention

Visiting a petting zoo? Prevent animal-borne illnesses by taking precautions

Petting Zoo illness

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U.S. is split between the vaccinated and unvaccinated – and deaths and hospitalizations reflect this divide

COVID-19 Deaths Unvaccinated

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Philly 'strongly recommends' masks indoors as Delta variant fuels COVID-19 cases among children

COVID Masks Philly Indoors

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Delta variant accounts for 83% of new U.S. COVID-19 cases, CDC says

Delta Variant U.S.

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Delta variant symptoms differ from previous COVID-19 illnesses, doctors say

Delta variant symptoms

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Anemia may increase the risk of long COVID, research shows

Anemia COVID-19

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Doctors weigh pros and cons of prescribing hot-button Alzheimer's drug

Alzheimer's drug Aduhelm

Mental Health

People living with HIV have a higher suicide risk, even with advancements in treatment

Suicide risk and HIV

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Certain factors may increase risk for severe COVID-19 in people with sickle cell disease, new study finds

COVID-19 hospitalization in sickle cell disease patients

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Protect yourself from sepsis – act fast when an infection isn't getting better

recognizing signs of sepsis

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How concerning is the COVID-19 Delta variant? Americans share worry, but 'move on' from pandemic in new poll

Delta Variant COVID-19 Philly

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