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Improved orthopedic care coming to Bucks, Montgomery counties

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Men's Health

Endurance athletes have the heart to compete on the big stage

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Illness

One day, cancer patients may get their entire radiation treatment in seconds – with fewer side effects

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Health News

Penn Medicine researchers find way to make some cancers self-destruct

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Health News

Modern Healthcare names four Philly execs among most influential

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Adult Health

People are less likely to die of heart disease in states that expanded Medicaid, Penn Medicine study finds

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Health News

New Jersey 'Patient Protection Act' sparks battle between Philly and Jersey health systems

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Mental Health

We have a subconscious negative brain response to disfigured faces, Penn study finds

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Addiction

Penn Medicine drastically cuts opioid prescriptions for some cancer patients

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Adult Health

Americans are OK with adults using Adderall at work – but not athletes or students

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Prevention

The science-backed reason you should always schedule morning doctor's appointments

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Health News

Penn Medicine treats two cancer patients with gene-editing tool CRISPR

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Investigations

FBI investigating theft of artwork from Penn Medicine building

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Women's Health

Penn Medicine shortens hospital stays for mothers and their newborn babies

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Health Stories

Penn Medicine nurse gaining fast in bid for Tokyo 2020

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Depression

Childhood trauma may lead to depression in adults, Penn study finds

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Women's Health

Heart attacks can happen to young and fit women – as South Jersey mother learned

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Health News

Penn's Perelman School of Medicine receives another top 10 ranking

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Prevention

Penn Medicine just opened an entire center dedicated to spinal care and back pain

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Illness

Here's why cancer commonly spreads to the liver

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Health Stories

Colon cancer rising among millennials – but doctors aren't sure why

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Illness

One dose of skin cancer treatment can send melanoma patients into remission, Penn Medicine study finds

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Illness

Days before heading to ER, patients Google symptoms, illnesses

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Fitness

Fitness trackers are great and all, but what do those numbers *actually* mean?

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Health News

Tests confirm Philly patient does not have deadly Ebola virus

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Illness

Suburban Philly organization sets cancer guidelines used by doctors all over the world

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Health Stories

When the flu turns grave, Penn Lung Rescue Team flies into action

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Opioids

How Penn Medicine is reducing opioid use in some surgical patients

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Health Stories

Penn doctor makes research strides into his own rare disease

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Health News

Dermatologists are prescribing fewer antibiotics – but they still outpace other specialties

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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

FDA approves new treatment for some leukemia patients

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Health News

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

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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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