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Depression

Doctors often miss depression symptoms for certain groups, but a routine screening policy could reduce the gap

Depression Screening

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Nearly half of young people listen to music too loudly; here's how to safely use headphones

Safe headphone volume

Prevention

Omicron-specific boosters offer better protection than original COVID-19 vaccine, data shows

COVID-19 Omicron Boosters

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Carbon monoxide detectors can be life savers if they’re properly installed and maintained

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Prevention

Low screening rates for lung cancer persist in the U.S.

Lung cancer screening rates

Prevention

Moderna's new COVID-19 booster adds significant protection against omicron, company says

Moderna Bivalent Boosters

Prevention

A blood test that screens for multiple cancers at once promises to boost early detection

MCEDs Blood Tests Cancer

Illness

Flu season is off to an early start in Philly, but it's hard to predict how it will shape out, officials say

Flu season Philly

Prevention

As RSV cases in the U.S. surge, scientists get closer to a new vaccine

RSV vaccines in development

Prevention

Stop nightmares and get a better night's sleep with these strategies

Nightmare prevention

Prevention

U.S. cancer death rates continue to decline, federal report shows

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Education

Camden County schools will receive naloxone kits in effort to prevent opioid overdoses

Naloxone Camden Schools

Prevention

Teddi Mellencamp reveals she has melanoma; here's how to spot skin cancer

Teddi Mellencamp melanoma

Prevention

Effectiveness of colonoscopies called into question, but doctors say people should not avoid screening

Colonoscopies effectiveness

Opioids

Opioid crisis in Philly has worsened since the pandemic, Kensington nonprofit says

Prevention Point Syringes

Prevention

Booster shots can prevent a winter COVID-19 surge – if people get them

Bivalent COVID-19 booster

Prevention

Misinformation undercuts COVID-19 vaccine rates of children, report finds

Vaccine hesitancy parents

Prevention

Service and therapy dogs can be helpful companions; here's how to know which is right for you

Service dogs

Addiction

Naloxone access varies widely in Pennsylvania – and so does the likelihood of surviving an overdose

Naloxone Access Pennsylvania

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Regular dermatology checkups can save your life

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What you should know about monkeypox

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What you need to know about blood pressure

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Prevention

Rob McElhenney, Ryan Reynolds film their colonoscopies to stress importance of colorectal cancer screenings

McElhenney Reynolds Colonoscopy

Illness

Polio outbreak in New York a warning sign for Philly, health experts say

Polio Philly

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Tips for preventing tick and mosquito bites

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Prevention

Will omicron-specific booster shots be more effective at combating COVID-19? 5 questions answered

COVID-19 booster shot

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Be aware of the hidden dangers of fireworks

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Prevention

Can the Apple Watch help prevent strokes? A new study aims to find out

Apple Watch stroke prevention

Prevention

COVID-19 booster shots that protect against omicron authorized by FDA

COVID Boosters Omicron

Illness

Paxlovid sometimes causes a metallic aftertaste, but there are remedies for it

Paxlovid mouth

Prevention

Colleges need to prepare for monkeypox to spread among students, infectious disease experts say

Monkeypox Temple University

Illness

Philly's monkeypox data reveal racial disparities that recall early COVID-19 response

Monkeypox Outbreak Data Philly

Healthy Eating

Cutting your daily salt intake by 1 gram can reduce your heart disease risk, research shows

Salt heart disease

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What's the difference between sun poisoning and sunburn?

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What to look for when choosing a sunscreen

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Prevention

Novavax asks FDA to authorize its COVID-19 booster shot

Novavax COVID-19 booster

Prevention

Monkeypox vaccines are being rationed to combat the outbreak, but can the strategy work?

monkeypox vaccine rationing

Prevention

The first Lyme disease vaccine in 20 years moves closer to reality

Lyme Disease Vaccine

Prevention

How well do monkeypox vaccines prevent infection? A virologist answers 6 questions about the shots

Monkeypox vaccine

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Prostate cancer program at Penn Medicine's Abramson Cancer Center offers the most advanced, personalized care from screening to treatment

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Prevention

Philly is now updating its monkeypox cases, vaccine availability online

Monkeypox Tracker Philadelphia

Children's Health

3-year-old Pennsylvania boy battles rare Powassan virus complications from tick bite

Powassan Virus Pennsylvania Boy

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