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Free heart screenings available in Germantown this weekend

Rumph Heart Screening

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Boost now or wait? Many wonder how best to ride out COVID's next wave

COVID-19 Booster dose

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Reducing violent crime in cities also results in fewer heart disease deaths, Penn research suggests

Crime Heart Disease

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Nasal COVID-19 vaccines may be better at preventing infections, experts say

COVID nasal vaccines

Prevention

Monkeypox vaccines are now available in Philadelphia; here's how to get an appointment

monkeypox vaccines philly

Prevention

Hospital-acquired pneumonia is killing patients, but there's a simple way to stop it

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Addiction

Young people who drink alone are more likely to develop alcoholism later in life, study shows

Drinking alone

Adult Health

Many musicians develop overuse injuries, but specialized treatment is becoming more prevalent

Overuse injuries musicians

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Most Americans have poor cardiometabolic health – here's what they can do to change that

Cardiometabolic health

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New sleep guidelines for babies say bed-sharing, inclined sleepers are unsafe

Baby sleeping guidelines

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Is the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine better for young children? It's hard to say

COVID-19 vaccines young children

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West Nile virus found in Philly region; Here are some tips to prevent mosquito bites

Mosquitoes West Nile virus

Children's Health

Super antibodies from pregnant women may help scientists develop new therapies for deadly infections

Pregnant Women Antibodies

Prevention

Moderna's updated COVID-19 booster offers better protection against omicron, company says

Moderna COVID-19 Omicron

Prevention

Free COVID-19 tests are available for weddings and other events in Philly

Philly free COVID-19 tests

Prevention

Novavax missed its global moonshot but is angling to win over mRNA defectors

Novavax COVID-19 vaccine

Illness

Monkeypox 'very unlikely' to cause a COVID-like outbreak, scientists say

Monkeypox

Prevention

Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine produces strong immune response in young children, data shows

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Prevention

How better ventilation can help 'COVID-proof' your home

COVID-19 Indoor ventilation

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Children ages 5-11 now eligible for COVID-19 booster dose, FDA says

COVID booster children

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One million Americans have died of COVID-19; vaccines could have saved one-third of them

COVID-19 Vaccine Study

Health Stories

John Fetterman's stroke shows the importance of a quick response

John Fetterman Stroke

Prevention

Why won't more older Americans get their COVID-19 booster shots?

Senior covid booster

Prevention

Food insecurity is a complex problem, but local health systems are trying to help address it

Food insecurity and chronic diseases

Prevention

Screening for diabetes earlier could reduce racial and ethnic disparities in diagnosis, study finds

Racial and ethnic disparities in diabetes screening

Prevention

Cancer survivors have higher risk of a new diagnosis, but scientists still aren't sure why

Care for cancer survivors

Prevention

Independence Blue Cross program aims to increase colorectal cancer screenings among Philly's Black population

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Prevention

Should you wear a mask on a plane, bus or train when there’s no mandate? Here is information to help you decide

Girl with mask in airport

Prevention

Moderna says redesigned COVID-19 vaccine offers stronger protection against variants

Moderna bivalent COVID candidate

Prevention

Long nails can be a germ hotspot; here's how to keep them clean

Long fingernails Germs

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Do you need a second booster shot? An epidemiologist scoured the latest research and has some answers

Second COVID-19 Booster

Prevention

A single dose of the HPV vaccine may provide ample protection, study finds

HPV vaccination

Prevention

Heart complications more likely after COVID-19 infection than vaccination, CDC says

Cardiac complications COVID-19

Men's Health

Men often hesitate to visit a doctor, but there are effective ways to persuade them

Men's Health Doctor Visit

Prevention

Childhood health can predict risk of heart attack, stroke later in life

Making healthy lifestyle changes

Illness

The risk factors for multiple sclerosis are complex – even sunlight may play a role

vitamin D and MS

Prevention

Racial disparities in diabetic eye care require greater solutions, study suggests

Blindness and diabetes

Prevention

For people who had COVID-19, it only takes one vaccine dose to spur immune response, Temple study finds

COVID-19 vaccine antibody

Prevention

FDA authorizes second COVID-19 booster shots for older adults

Second COVID-19 booster

Prevention

Moderna says its COVID-19 vaccine is effective in young children

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine

Prevention

Some dehydration signs are obvious, but others are less apparent

Dehydration

Prevention

Pfizer CEO pushes yearly shots for COVID-19. Not so fast, experts say

Pfizer CEO Vaccines

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