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As measles cases rise worldwide, rate of unvaccinated U.S. children traveling overseas sparks concern

Measles Vaccine International Travel


Even drinking just a little alcohol increases cancer risk, study finds

Drinking alcohol cancer risk

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Jefferson to build Center City research center with $70 million gift

Jefferson Kimmel Research Center


As e-cigarette popularity surges, 6.2 million American youth are using tobacco products

Teen Smoking 2019


Most young kids – including infants – are getting way too much screen time

Screen Time Babies

Children's Health

More than 80% of adolescents worldwide don't exercise enough, study finds

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Gov. Wolf funds two studies on fracking health impacts, possible cancer link in Pennsylvania

Fracking PA Studies

Children's Health

Mom's measles immunity may not protect baby beyond first 3 months

Measles vaccine babies

Mental Health

Potential game-changing migraine medication passes large-scale clinical trial

Migraine drug research

Adult Health

How to know whether a clinical trial is right for you

What to know before enrolling in a clinical trial

Children's Health

Babies' frequent hiccups may be tied to brain development, scientists say

Why do babies hiccup so much?


Getting enough sleep is crucial to people with chronic diseases

Sleep deprivation and chronic diseases

Alternative Medicine

Cannabis use could help mitigate depression, suicidal thoughts among those with PTSD, study shows

Cannabis PTSD suicide depression


Eating yogurt and fiber may reduce the risk of lung cancer, study finds

probiotic yogurt

Adult Health

Despite benefits, many cardiac valve surgery patients don't receive cardiac rehabilitation

Heart Anatomy


Researchers publish first-ever spotted lanternfly genome, built from a Berks County insect

Spotted lanternfly dna genome

Healthy Eating

Healthier diets are usually also better for the environment, study shows

Food fruit vegetables environment study

Children's Health

Secondhand smoke exposure may harm children's developing eyesight

smoking cigarette

Children's Health

Majority of U.S. baby foods test positive for potentially harmful neurotoxins, study says

baby food toxins

Mental Health

Gambling near-misses don't encourage your brain to keep betting after all, study suggests

Gambling brain study

Healthy Eating

Three weeks of a healthier diet could help reduce depression in young adults, study suggests

Healthy eating depression study

Spotted lanternfly

Penn State receives $7.3 million grant for spotted lanternfly research

spotted Lanternfly Cluster

Health News

Penn alum wins Nobel Prize in Medicine

2019 Nobel Prize medicine Gregg L. Semenza

Healthy Eating

Controversial 'red meat is healthy' study author didn't disclose past food industry ties

Red meat trade group study

Senior Health

Penn receives $18M to study connections between Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and dementia

Penn research Alzheimers Parkinsons

Healthy Eating

Tea bags could be releasing billions of micro plastics into your cup of tea, study says

Tea bags micro plastics


Too much exercise could lead to making bad decisions, new study suggests

over-exercising cognition study

Women's Health

Birth control delivery apps are generally safe and efficient, study finds

Birth Control Pills Delivery Services

Senior Health

Reducing 'zombie' cells may slow the aging process


Women's Health

Hot flashes tied to heart attacks, strokes and cognitive decline, studies find

Hot flashes menopause


Jefferson Health, MANNA team up to deliver meals to diabetics

MANNA diabetics meals

Women's Health

Onion, garlic consumption could help reduce breast cancer risk, study suggests

Onions garlic health


A compound may improve pancreatic cancer survival rate, scientists find

Compound pancreatic cancer treatment


Eye surgeons prescribed more opioids as procedures became less invasive, study finds

Eye Surgery Opioid Prescriptions

Senior Health

New pill could treat both blood pressure, cholesterol issues

blood pressure cholesterol pill


60,000 people move out of Philadelphia every year — here's why

Philadelphia moving out

Health News

Human bodies can shift on their own well after death, researchers find

Skeleton Study


USDA scientists import wasps from China to battle the spotted lanternfly invasion

Spotted lanternflies wasps china


One in 16 women say their first sexual experience was being raped, according to study

Women report rape first sexual experience

Children's Health

Off-label prescriptions for children on the rise, study finds

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Americans lack awareness about HPV, study finds

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Potential carcinogen in menthol e-cigarettes exceeds safety levels, study finds

Vaping pulegone carcinogen cancer

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