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New research hub to address Philly's childhood asthma, lead poisoning rates

Philly environmental health


New SEPTA program paves way for businesses to provide free Key cards to employees

SEPTA Pilot Program

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Hospitals, insurers and colleges join forces to reduce Philly's health inequities

Accelerate Health Equity Philly


The search for an HIV vaccine continues with a clinical trial partly based in Philly

HIV vaccine mRNA

Health Stories

Penn doctor splits rare horseshoe kidney to benefit 2 transplant patients

Horseshoe kidney transplantation


Penn scientists aim to bring promising cancer therapy closer to reality

Penn Medicine FLASH radiation

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Penn creates tuition-free nurse practitioner program after receiving record $125 million donation

Penn Nurse Practitioners Program


Children's Hospital of Philadelphia named America's best large employer by Forbes

Children's Hospital Philadelphia Forbes

Adult Health

Telemedicine can help reduce racial disparity in follow-up appointments, study finds

Telemedicine Study Penn


Encouraging use of buprenorphine in emergency departments improves opioid use disorder care, study finds

Penn study on opioid use disorder treatment

Health Stories

Philly siblings will celebrate Christmas together after a successful living-donor kidney transplant

Alli Chris Maurer Kidney Transplant


Bariatric weight loss surgery is a ‘life-changing’ procedure at Penn Medicine

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Health News

Penn researchers named Time's 'Heroes of the Year' for helping to develop COVID-19 vaccines

Time Heroes of the Year 2021


Franklin Institute to honor Penn researchers who played vital role in developing COVID-19 vaccines

Franklin Institute Awards Drew Weissman Katalin Karikó

Mental Health

The psychological toll of the COVID-19 pandemic has hit mental health providers hard, too

Mental health COVID-19

Health News

With $10 million gift, Penn Medicine establishes Colton Center for Autoimmunity

Wherry Penn Autoimmunity


More non-smokers — especially women — are getting lung cancer. Penn Medicine leads the charge to treat them early.

Purchased - Xray of lungs


Philadelphia Orchestra music healing program expands to more than 70 U.S. hospitals

Philadelphia Orchestra hospitals program


For Penn Medicine cancer patients, virtual reality is a game-changer and gateway into mindfulness

Limited - Penn Medicine Department of Radiation Oncology


Penn Medicine to offer childbirth class geared toward LGBTQ+ families

Penn Medicine LGBTQ+ birthing class

Food & Drink

'Top Chef' judge bringing Root & Sprig to new Penn Pavilion

Root Sprig Penn Pavilion

Women's Health

For women with infertility, baby boy born through Penn's uterus transplant program is a symbol of hope

Penn Uterus Transplant

Mental Health

Penn study shows the psychological toll that gun violence exposure has on children

Gun violence Mental health


Pfizer, Moderna vaccines still effective in people with MS despite diminished antibody response


Penn researchers awarded $3 million Breakthrough Prize for developing mRNA technology used by COVID-19 vaccines

Penn Breakthrough Prize

Health News

Penn Medicine, Wharton School initiative seeks to improve health of lower-income Philly residents

Penn Medicine Wharton School Fund for Health


As COVID-19 booster shots near, Penn immunologist explains why he hates the term 'breakthrough infection'

Vaccine Wherry Breakthrough


Controlling cholesterol may be key to treating a common kidney cancer

Kidney Cancer Cholesterol

Health News

Penn Medicine hospitals climb higher on the U.S. News & World Report rankings

U.S. News best hospitals

Health News

Penn Medicine to lead study of heart disease, cancer in minority communities

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Health News

Fauci speaks at Penn Medicine event, addresses youth mental health and COVID-19 vaccines

Anthony Fauci, Penn Medicine


Black people die of COVID-19 at higher rates because they lack access to quality hospitals, Penn study finds

COVID-19 Death Rate

Women's Health

Black women do not face greater genetic risk of breast cancer, Penn study finds

Racial disparities breast cancer

Adult Health

Penn Medicine develops an 'electronic nose' to sniff out cancer

Penn Medicine 'electronic nose'

Health Stories

Lung transplants saving severe COVID-19 patients on death's doorstep

Penn Lung Transplant 2

Health News

Rapid COVID-19 test developed at Penn uses electrodes to identify positive cases

RAPID Penn COVID-19 Test

Health Stories

Competitive dancer waltzes her way back onto the dance floor after nerve surgery

Gail Cohen Penn Nerve Center

Health Stories

Penn doctor raises $500,000 for Indian hospitals battling COVID-19 surge

Mental Health

Providing exposure therapy to PTSD patients is one of the latest ways VR is being used in health care

Virtual Reality Treatment For PTSD


One vaccine dose may be enough for people who had COVID-19, Penn scientists say

Adult Health

Barriers to specialty care may be causing disparities in use of diabetes drug, Penn study finds

Diabetes drugs

Women's Health

Racial disparities still persist in genetic testing for BRCA-related breast cancer

Carlette Burton Breast Cancer

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