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Adult Health

Risk of rotator cuff injuries increases among people with sex-hormone deficiencies

Shoulder pain

Accidents

SEPTA trolley crashes with freight train in Darby; operator and six passengers injured

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Children's Health

Ulnar collateral ligament injuries still on the rise in young baseball pitchers

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Sixers

Q&A: Local medical expert explains Joel Embiid's meniscus injury and path forward

Sixers

Sixers' Joel Embiid has small lateral meniscus tear, to be managed day-to-day

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Animal bites — when you should seek medical attention

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Fitness

Choosing the right athletic shoe can reduce injury risk this spring

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How to avoid a hip fracture

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Youth Sports

Teen on Philadelphia Little Flyers suffers serious injuries in New Jersey game

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Eagles

Eagles injury updates: Lane Johnson getting second opinion; DeSean Jackson, Alshon Jeffery nearing return

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Sixers

Sixers' Glenn Robinson III out with hip issue, could miss Boston Celtics series

Fitness

Why are female runners at greater risk for stress fractures? The answer may be multifold

Stress fractures female runners

Sixers

The Sixers' plan without Ben Simmons? Get Joel Embiid the ball

Sixers

Sixers' Ben Simmons suffers patella subluxation, ruled out while considering treatment options

Sixers

Joel Embiid misses Sixers' scrimmage vs. OKC due to calf tightness

Explosives

Kensington child suffers severe hand injuries after explosive device goes off

Explosives fireworks injury

Sixers

Sixers' Zhaire Smith will miss Orlando restart with knee injury

Prevention

As fireworks sales surge, health experts fear increase in related injuries

Fireworks safety tips

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Tips for preventing falls and injuries

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Fire

Massive King of Prussia apartment fire injures 15 people, including first responders

Eagles

NFL’s chief medical officer calls Carson Wentz ‘heroic’ for reporting concussion

Eagles

Report: Josh McCown played second half of NFC Wild Card game with torn hamstring

Health Stories

Philly athletes say aches and pains still hamper them years after retirement

Eagles

Darren Sproles on season-ending injury: If I never play again, I have no regrets

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Eagles

Eagles' DeSean Jackson already jogging a week after surgery

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Eagles

Eagles' DeSean Jackson shares hospital photo after 'successful' surgery

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Injuries

11-year-old girl hospitalized after firework explodes in North Philadelphia

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Sixers

Joel Embiid is out vs. Detroit Pistons with sprained right ankle

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Sixers

Joel Embiid has right ankle sprain, is questionable for Sixers' first road trip

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Investigations

Girl injured in fall from swing ride at New Jersey's Storybook Land

Storybook Land

Accidents

Sea Isle City deck collapse injures several during house party

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Prevention

9-year-old Philly girl's devastating injuries underscore the dangers of fireworks

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Prevention

Watch yourself, firework-related eye injuries in the U.S. have doubled

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Investigations

Two men critically injured when third-story balcony collapses in West Philly

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Depression

Common antidepressant drug tied to increased risk of falls in elderly adults

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Wellness

Study: Black patients less likely to seek post-injury physical therapy than whites

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5 tips for getting back into a workout routine after an injury

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Opinion

How traumatic injury has become a health care crisis

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Phillies

Bryce Harper takes a fastball to the ankle, limps off the field

Senior Health

Broken bones linked to dog walks are on the rise among elderly adults

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Phillies

Phillies' Jake Arrieta says he pitched half of last season with a torn meniscus

Health Stories

The woman who 'looked like a broken action figure' continues healing after near-death accident

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