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Penn researchers advance potential cure for type 1 diabetes

Penn Diabetes Islet


Excessive, high-dose opioids commonly prescribed after knee surgery, Penn study finds

Penn Knees Opioids

Mental Health

CHOP researchers see sense of altruism in people's COVID-19 worries

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Women's Health

To address gender disparities in heart failure studies, add more female researchers

Women Heart Failure Research

Adult Health

Cancer diagnoses have plummeted amid the COVID-19 pandemic – and doctors are worried

Cancer diagnoses COVID-19


Penn radiation therapist recounts storm rescue at Doylestown daycare

Penn Radiation Daycare


Stroke risk among COVID-19 patients may be lower than previously thought

Stroke risk in COVID-19 patients low

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Penn Medicine hospitals again named among nation's best by U.S. News & World Report

Penn Medicine best hospitals

Health News

In health care field, family doctors now appear at highest risk of COVID-19 death

Doctor Primary COVID-19


Smokers should begin cessation drugs, then decide when to quit

Smoking cessation guidelines


Penn Medicine emergency department participating in NIH opioid recovery study

Penn Presbyterian Buprenorphine

Senior Health

Penn Medicine, Jefferson Health to help improve COVID-19 response in Pennsylvania nursing homes

Penn Medicine nursing home initiative

Health News

Penn study suggests new therapeutic approach for autism spectrum disorders

Sensory neurons and autism


Flyers' Oskar Lindblom rings bell after final cancer treatment at Penn Medicine

Lindblom Cancer Bell

Senior Health

Long-term use of muscle relaxants on alarming rise, Penn researchers find

Muscle Relaxants Penn


It's time to lower opioid prescription doses in heart surgery patients, Penn researchers say

Opioid use after heart surgery

Health Stories

Rare disease researcher offers unique perspective on search for COVID-19 treatment

COVID-19 drug inventory


Philadelphia Orchestra brings music to Penn Medicine patients

Philadelphia Orchestra

Adult Health

Penn researcher's breakthrough enables blind to 'see' letters, shapes

Blind Penn Vision


'COVID toes' an unusual sign of the coronavirus – and an itchy one

COVID toes


CHOP model projects COVID-19 course in Philly, other densely-populated counties


Women's Health

Born into a pandemic: Coronavirus complicates births for moms and babies

COVID-19 labor delivery

Mental Health

Will the coronavirus pandemic make you a germaphobe? Probably not, but it may bring new habits

coronavirus germaphobe

Adult Health

Penn Medicine is looking for COVID-19 survivors to donate plasma

Penn plasma trial


COVID-19 treatments are urgently needed, but clinical trials take time – by design

Clinical Trials Vaccine COVID-19


Veteran services are critical during the COVID-19 crisis

Coronavirus COVID-19 Veterans Services


Penn Medicine doctor co-hosting coronavirus podcast 'Making the Call'

Coronavirus crisis penn podcast

Health News

Penn Medicine launches hydroxychloroquine trial to evaluate COVID-19 treatment possibility

Penn Medicine launches trial to evaluate hydroxychloroquine as possible COVID-19 treatment


Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie donates $1 million to Penn Medicine for COVID-19 research

Jeff Lurie coronavirus donation


Lizzo buys lunch for emergency room staff at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Penn Medicine Lizzo lunch


Penn microbiologist explains why some coronaviruses are more deadly than others

Coronavirus Times Square advertisement

Health News

Penn Medicine restricts visitation, plans rescheduling of outpatient visits because of coronavirus

Penn Medicine Coronavirus visitation

Mental Health

As coronavirus spreads, here are tips to manage your anxiety

Coronavirus Anxiety tips


Philly takes 'major step forward' in opioid crisis by expanding buprenorphine access

Philly Opioid Crisis Buprenorphine

Health Stories

Penn researchers developing oral medication to speed up healing of broken bones

Penn Broken Bones


New sickle cell disease treatments are helping people live longer – and giving them a higher quality of life

Sickle cell disease

Health News

Racial disparity evident in acne treatment, according to Penn researchers

Acne Penn Medicine


Looking to begin tracking your physical activity? Choose a smartphone over a wearable, Penn researcher says

Smartphone Wearable Fitness Tracker


WATCH: Gritty swats, taunts pair of nuns in mock pickup basketball game at Philadelphia school



The coronavirus outbreak has people rushing to buy face masks – but do they work?

Coronavirus prevention face masks


CHOP doctor optimistic about stopping coronavirus because he's an Eagles fan, he tells CNN

Offit Penn Coronavirus Eagles


SEPTA renames University City Station as Penn Medicine Station

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