Penn Medicine

Health Stories

As medical misinformation infects the internet, doctors seek a cure

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Prevention

After boy dies from breathing fish fumes, Penn Medicine doctor has advice about food allergies

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Prevention

Penn Medicine survey helps people create goals for reducing cancer risk

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Prevention

Here's how to avoid getting sick during your holiday flight

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Adult Health

Citing convenience, millennials opting for urgent care over primary care

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Adult Health

Cosmetic surgery varies by region – but does Philly have a 'look'?

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Women's Health

WATCH: Penn surgeons perform first robotic bilateral breast reconstruction

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Health Stories

Telemedicine offers new health care possibilities – but payment challenges abound

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Health News

Penn Medicine determines why people lack hair on their palms and soles

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Health News

FDA approves new treatment for some leukemia patients

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Lifestyle

Two Penn students are now engaged, with some help from the school newspaper's crossword puzzle

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Health News

Penn study finds that black patients are much more likely to die of sudden cardiac death

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Mental Health

Dispelling the myths of PTSD – and how to get help

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Adult Health

Why do haunted houses thrill some people but scare others?

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Health News

Penn Medicine breaks ground on new Radnor outpatient center

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Caregiving

At Penn, telemedicine easing challenges of lung transplant patients

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Health News

New Penn research identifies more accurate cancer testing

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Illness

Doctors using virtual reality to benefit cancer patients

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Senior Health

Penn Medicine doctor's 5K raises thousands each year to benefit Alzheimer's research

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Addiction

Teenagers' brains make them more prone to addiction

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Health News

Penn research offers hope in fight against brain cancer that killed John McCain

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Addiction

Reduced nicotine cigarettes lower smoking rates, Penn study finds

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Healthy Eating

Penn Medicine to eliminate sugary drinks from health campuses

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Health News

Hepatitis C-infected organs may be safe for transplant, Penn study finds

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Mental Health

Seasonal affective disorder also impacts people during the summer

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Health News

FDA approves cancer treatment tested by Penn researchers

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Health News

Report: Philadelphia is home to the second best employer for women

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Women's Health

Penn Medicine offers 'more natural' alternative to in vitro fertilization

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Senior Health

Risk of developing Alzheimer's disease tied to liver, study finds

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Opioids

Sprained an ankle? In some states, opioid prescriptions are common treatment

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Nutrition

On National Hot Dog Day, Penn dietitian offers alternatives for summer classic

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Health News

Parkinson's disease impacts way more than previously believed, study finds

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Health News

Ralph Muller to step down as UPHS chief executive

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Health News

How do you view a person with a facial deformity?

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Neuroscience

Penn Medicine launches first neuroaesthetics research center in United States

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Children's Health

Seizures in children could trigger brain networks linked to autism

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Health News

Philly-area companies rank in Forbes 'Best Large Employers' list

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Cancer Research

Penn's tumor vaccine shows promise to fight cancer in early tests

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Medical Research

Penn researchers help discover previously unknown feature of human body

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Medical Research

CHOP, Penn researchers find new lung stem cells with promise for regenerative medicine

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Technology

New Apple iOS feature will let you store medical records on your iPhone

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Research

Penn takes part in study of faster PTSD treatment for military personnel

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Cancer

New Penn research could be hopeful discovery for melanoma patients

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Public Health

Penn study: Improvements in U.S. mortality rate offset by obesity

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Hospitals

Penn Medicine now includes the Princeton HealthCare System

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Hospitals

Two Philly hospitals penalized for high injury, infection rates

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