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Yes, we should be keeping the healthier hand-washing habits we developed at the start of the pandemic

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Parents were fine with sweeping school vaccination mandates five decades ago – but COVID-19 may be a different story

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Prevention

Confused by COVID-19 booster eligibility requirements? Here's the basics

Mix-and-Match Booster Guide

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Video games may have a role in shaping public health, researchers say

Video Games COVID-19

Prevention

Mixing and matching COVID-19 vaccines appears to be safe, but the most effective combination isn't yet known

Mixing COVID-19 Vaccines

Prevention

Pennsylvania offering grants to local groups seeking to address COVID-19 vaccine disparities

Pennsylvania COVID-19 vaccine grant program

Prevention

Vaccinated women have more COVID-19 antibodies than men, study shows

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Prevention

Hesitancy to the HPV vaccine remains high despite its safety and effectiveness

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Prevention

Eating spinach can reduce risk of colon cancer, study finds

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Opinion

Can healthy people who eat right and exercise skip the COVID-19 vaccine? A research scientist and fitness enthusiast explains why the answer is no

COVID-19 Vaccine

Prevention

COVID-19 boosters are just as safe as the first two shots, CDC study shows

COVID-19 vaccine booster shots

Prevention

Philly begins administering Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine booster shots

Philly Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine booster shot

Prevention

Evidence shows that, yes, masks prevent COVID-19 – and surgical masks are the way to go

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Prevention

A second shot of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine boosts protection against COVID-19

J&J vaccine

Prevention

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

COVID-19 Vaccines MS

Prevention

Pennsylvania's data on 'breakthrough' cases underscores benefits of COVID-19 vaccines, officials say

COVID-19 breakthrough cases

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Most blood cancer patients benefit from a third COVID-19 shot, study shows

Blood Cancer COVID-19 Vaccine

Prevention

Vaccinated people are 10 times less likely to be hospitalized by delta variant, CDC says

COVID-19 Vaccines Delta

Prevention

Most people do not need COVID-19 booster shots, vaccine experts argue

COVID-19 booster controversy

Prevention

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

Penn Breakthrough Prize

Senior Health

IBX Medicare Advantage members can receive free in-home screenings for colon cancer, kidney disease

Independence in-home testing

Prevention

A combined COVID-19 and flu vaccine may be on the horizon

COVID-19 flu vaccine

Prevention

Routine vaccination rates nearly back to pre-pandemic levels in Philly, data show

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Opioids

Can a vaccine help fight the opioid epidemic? A clinical trial aims to find out

Opioid Addiction vaccine

Prevention

An HIV vaccine remains a 'formidable challenge' after Johnson & Johnson shot proves ineffective

HIV vaccine Johnson & Johnson

Prevention

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

Vaccine Wherry Breakthrough

Women's Health

Pregnant or worried about infertility? Get vaccinated against COVID-19

COVID-19 Vaccine Infertility

Prevention

Jefferson Health's new mobile unit will bring cancer screenings on the road

Jefferson Mobile Cancer Screening Unit

Prevention

Booster shots enhance COVID-19 immunity in Johnson & Johnson vaccine recipients, data shows

Johnson & Johnson booster

Men's Health

'Eat It to Beat It' challenge calls on Americans to fight prostate cancer by trying 30 healthy foods

Prostate Cancer Diet

Prevention

The White House says boosters for all. Here's what you need to know

COVID-19 Vaccination Card

Prevention

'We sent a terrible message:' Scientists say Biden jumped the gun with vaccine booster plan

Biden booster shots

Prevention

Vaccines sharply reduced COVID-19 deaths in New Jersey, Pennsylvania

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Prevention

Vitamin D may help prevent colon cancer among younger adults, study finds

Vitamin D Colon Cancer

Prevention

In Philly, COVID-19 booster shots will be given through existing vaccine providers, officials say

COVID-19 boosters Philly

Prevention

Tower Health the latest health system to require employees get COVID-19 shots

Tower COVID-19 vaccine

Health News

Jefferson Health to fire employees who don't comply with new vaccine mandate

Jefferson Health vaccine mandate

Prevention

Philly's indoor face mask requirement returns at midnight Thursday

Philly Mask Vaccine

Prevention

Montgomery County's new campaigns urge young people to get vaccinated

Montco Vaccine Campaign

Government

Pennsylvania enacts a 'vaccine or test' requirement for some state workers

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Prevention

In Philly region, all people should wear masks indoors, per CDC guidelines

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Adult Health

Suffering from neck or back pain? Avoid these mistakes when self-diagnosing your symptoms

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