Research

Health Stories

Penn doctor makes research strides into his own rare disease

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Colleges

Two years after hazing death, Penn State launches multimillion-dollar, Greek life research center

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Mental Health

Parents are generally unaware their children have suicidal thoughts

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Health News

Researchers looking for a better way to measure pain

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Health Insurance

High prices make U.S. the biggest health care spender among developed countries

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Prevention

Jefferson researchers discover promising treatment for most common adult eye cancer

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Adult Health

Nearly 20 percent of U.S. adults believe they have a food allergy – but only 10 percent do

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Healthy Eating

Drinking soda, sweetened drinks linked to chronic kidney disease, study finds

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Men's Health

Marijuana use may impact genetic makeup of sperm

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Mental Health

Gift giving sustains happiness over time, research finds

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Children's Health

Car crashes are killing fewer American children, but gun-related deaths show no sign of falling

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Prevention

Compassionomics 101: How kindness can make a big difference in health care

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Health News

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

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Health News

Q&A: CEO of Ambler's Beyond Celiac discusses latest on potential vaccine

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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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Health News

There are many types of obesity – which one matters to your health

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Men's Health

Newly-found gene variation may boost risk of erectile dysfunction

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Mental Health

Temple lands $2.6 million grant to reduce dental anxiety

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Illness

Prostate removal helps cancer patients live longer than more common treatments

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Soda Tax

Philadelphia’s soda tax is just making people buy their sugary drinks outside city limits

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Senior Health

Penn Medicine doctor's 5K raises thousands each year to benefit Alzheimer's research

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Children's Health

Infant walkers still landing babies in the hospital

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Senior Health

Critical procedure available for more stroke victims

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Odd News

Is Pluto a planet after all? New research says yes, though the debate rages on

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Health News

Increased fasting could lead to a longer life

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Adult Health

Excessive sleepiness during the day could be a warning sign of Alzheimer's

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Prevention

Blood test could be 'holy grail' for lung cancer screenings

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Illness

The dirtiest part of an airport isn't the bathrooms

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Women's Health

New clues could help doctors predict breast cancer relapse

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Health Studies

Penn State wants to pay you $300 to eat one avocado per day for six months – for science

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Alternative Medicine

A marijuana compound may counteract psychosis

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Health News

Surprise! There are tiny tunnels running through your head

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Health News

Lack of sleep could be as risky for your heart as smoking

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Health News

Jefferson Health researchers identify cause of skin cancer in Butterfly Syndrome patients

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Parenting

Consumer baby monitors produce inaccurate readings, CHOP study finds

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Children's Health

CDC: Most infants not breastfed for recommended length

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Health News

Black men more likely to accept health screenings from black doctors, study finds

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Health News

Study: Blue light from smartphones is killing your eyesight

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Prevention

Prenatal whooping cough vaccine does not increase risk of autism, study says

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Illness

Flip a switch and shut down seizures?

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Children's Health

Many U.S. school districts unprepared for infectious disease outbreaks

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Wellness

Struggling to lose weight? Your gut may be to blame

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Health News

FDA approves cancer treatment tested by Penn researchers

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Healthy Eating

AAP: hundreds of common food additives may pose health risks for children

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Senior Health

Risk of developing Alzheimer's disease tied to liver, study finds

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Mental Health

Climate change may increase suicide rates, study shows

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