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For people who had COVID-19, it only takes one vaccine dose to spur immune response, Temple study finds

COVID-19 vaccine antibody

Illness

Aphasia affects 2 million Americans, but most had never heard of it before Bruce Willis's diagnosis

Bruce Willis Aphasia

Illness

New eczema treatment provides 'rapid' relief to people with severe symptoms, Eli Lilly says

Eczema treatment lebrikizumab

Illness

COVID-19 is leaving people more prone to type 2 diabetes

COVID-19 Diabetes Risk

Illness

Ivermectin not effective as a treatment for COVID-19, study finds

Ivermectin Study

Adult Health

A new approach to severe asthma could reduce racial health disparities, researchers say

Asthma racial disparities

Illness

A $35 insulin cap is welcome, popular and bipartisan, but Congress may not pass it anyway

Insulin Cap

Illness

Scientists expect COVID-19 to become endemic, but a new report stresses the U.S. is far from the 'next normal'

COVID-19 endemic future

Illness

COVID-19 appears destined to become endemic, but that won't make it harmless

COVID Endemic

Illness

Jefferson Health testing new treatment for loss of smell and taste

Smell Loss Treatment

Illness

Penn scientists aim to bring promising cancer therapy closer to reality

Penn Medicine FLASH radiation

Illness

A more contagious omicron strain has scientists fearing another COVID-19 surge

New omicron strain

Illness

Flu season has been mild, yet again, but a surge could still happen

Flu Season COVID-19

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What you need to know about food poisoning

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Illness

It's day 6 of COVID, and a rapid antigen test comes back positive. Stay home, say virologists.

COVID-19 Rapid Test

Illness

COVID-19 cases falling in Philly, but omicron transmission remains high

COVID-19 Transmission Philly

Illness

Scientists may have found a way to predict who gets long COVID

Predictors of Long COVID

Health Insurance

Medicaid eligibility rules affect cancer survival, analysis suggests

Medicaid cancer survival

Illness

Omicron surge may have peaked in the Philly region, but hospitals remain stressed

Philly omicron peak

Illness

West Norriton restaurant linked to fatal hepatitis A case gets shut down, Montgomery County officials say

Hepatitis A Montgomery County

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What to know about fevers and thermometers

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Illness

The war on cancer at 50: The origin story begins with a socialite citizen-lobbyist

Nixon National Cancer Act

Illness

One death from hepatitis A linked to Montgomery County restaurant, state health department says

Hepatitis A Outbreak

Illness

FEMA COVID-19 testing site expected to open in Southwest Philly this week

FEMA COVID Testing SW

Illness

Omicron appears less likely to damage the lungs, research suggests

Omicron less severe

Illness

With Philly averaging 2,000 COVID-19 cases daily, city reminds people to avoid New Year's Eve parties

COVID Update Philly

Illness

They were the pandemic's perfect victims

COVID-19 Dialysis Patients

Illness

COVID-19 cases mounting in South Jersey as omicron takes hold

COVID Cases South Jersey

Illness

People with asymptomatic COVID-19 only need to isolate 5 days, new CDC guidelines say

Illness

Amid omicron surge, Philly seeing more COVID-19 cases than at any other point in the pandemic

COVID-19 Philly Records

Illness

Don't go to the emergency room for COVID-19 tests, Philly health department says

COVID Testing ER Philly

Children's Health

Pandemic poses short- and long-term risks to babies, especially boys

COVID-19 Babies Health

Health News

Fresh Express recalls packaged salad items due to potential listeria contamination

Fresh Express salad recall

Illness

New therapy can help keep high-risk leukemia in remission for younger patients, new study finds

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Health News

Pfizer's antiviral pill appears effective against omicron variant, company says

Pfizer antiviral pill

Children's Health

Febrile seizures can scare parents, but they're usually mild

Febrile seizures

Illness

Monoclonal antibody injections safe and effective for COVID-19 treatment, Pittsburgh researchers find

Monoclonal Antibodies Injections

Illness

Early data suggests omicron variant causes less severe COVID-19, but more research is needed

COVID-19 Vaccine Omicron

Illness

Northwest Philly man becomes first in city to test positive for omicron variant of COVID-19 virus

COVID-19 variant Omicron

Illness

Will omicron – the new coronavirus variant of concern – be more contagious than delta?

Omicron COVID-19 Variant

Illness

Chronic fatigue syndrome may provide valuable insights into long COVID

Chronic fatigue syndrome

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What “mild COVID-19 symptoms” actually means

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