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Penn scientists inch closer to universal flu vaccine that could weaken future pandemics

Penn flu vaccine

Illness

Lyme disease can be challenging to diagnose, but a new discovery may lead to a better test

Diagnosing Lyme disease

Healthy Eating

Intermittent fasting linked to eating disorder behaviors, research shows

Intermittent Fasting

Prevention

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

COVID-19 Omicron Boosters

Illness

Treating long COVID is rife with guesswork

long covid treatment

Prevention

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

Safe headphone volume

Parenting

Parents' words carry weight when discussing obesity with their children

Parenting Obesity Talk

Children's Health

Child poisoning cases caused by prescription cough medicine on the rise, FDA warns

Benzonatate child poisoning

Mental Health

Mindfulness may be just as effective at treating anxiety as drugs, new research suggests

Mindfulness anxiety treatment

Illness

Paxlovid may reduce risk of long COVID in some patients, study shows

Paxlovid long covid

Adult Health

'Heart healthy' dietary supplements won't help lower cholesterol, more research shows

Dietary supplements heart health

Addiction

Among young adults, 1 in 5 deaths is caused by excessive alcohol use, study shows

Alcohol excessive drinking

Illness

Newly discovered species of bacteria in the microbiome may be a culprit behind rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis Bacteria

Mental Health

Bird songs are more than pleasant chirps – the sounds can boost mental well-being, scientists say

Birds mental health

Women's Health

Hair straighteners may increase the risk of uterine cancer, study finds

Hair straighteners cancer risk

Children's Health

Babies rarely die unexpectedly in the first week of life, but these deaths involve unique risk factors, study finds

Risk factors SUID

Adult Health

Your gas stove may emit cancer-causing benzene into the air – even when its off

Gas Stove Leaks

Women's Health

Eating certain foods can make menstrual cramps worse, research shows

Diet menstrual pain

Healthy Eating

Eating an earlier dinner can do wonders for your health, research shows

Time-restricted eating

Illness

More Republicans than Democrats likely died of COVID-19, study shows

COVID-19 hospital patient

Children's Health

Half of childhood blindness cases are preventable, researchers say

Childhood blindness

Prevention

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

Bivalent COVID-19 booster

Children's Health

Tylenol use during pregnancy may contribute to sleep, memory problems in preschoolers

Tylenol Pregnancy Penn State

Prevention

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

Vaccine hesitancy parents

Adult Health

Sexual struggles after cancer treatment are common, but help is available

Cancer Sex Life

Fitness

The ideal workout routine combines cardio exercises and weightlifting, research shows

Weightlifting Exercise Benefits

Illness

Can COVID-19 trigger diabetes in children? Scientists aren't sure

diabetes and covid

Women's Health

Using frozen embryos during IVF may increase the risk of preeclampsia, research shows

Preeclampsia risk IVF

Illness

Long COVID: How researchers are zeroing in on the self-targeted immune attacks that may lurk behind it

Long COVID

Wellness

YouTube is more disruptive to teen sleep than other popular apps, researchers say

Youtube teen sleep

Parenting

What's the best way to soothe a crying baby? Scientists may have found the answer

Crying Baby

Women's Health

Mood swings, anxiety caused by PMS should be a 'key' public health concern, study concludes

Premenstrual symptoms

Adult Health

Religious practices linked to better heart health among Black people, study finds

Religion Heart Health

Adult Health

Common steroid treatments for asthma, allergies may cause cognitive decline, study finds

Glucocorticoids Brain Decline

Prevention

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

Apple Watch stroke prevention

Healthy Eating

Drinking black tea lowers the risk of heart disease and stroke, study finds

Black Tea Benefits

Women's Health

Generation Z is more prone to high blood pressure during pregnancy, data shows

Millennials Gen Z hypertension

Social Justice

Brown University acquires writings from Mumia Abu-Jamal as part of mass incarceration research

Mumia Abu-Jamal Brown University

Illness

Paxlovid provides no benefits to younger adults with COVID-19, study finds

Paxlovid Efficacy COVID-19

Illness

Gender disparities in kidney disease may be explained by differences in organ decline, study finds

Gender differences in kidney disease

Children's Health

Babies born just before full term have a higher risk of ADHD, Rutgers study finds

ADHD early term birth

Wellness

Listening to music can help ease chronic pain, but controlling the song choice is critical

Music therapy

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