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Opioids

A new test lets doctors screen patients for risk of opioid addiction, but some fear it will provide a false sense of security

Opioid Genetic Test

Men's Health

Fewer men are getting prostate cancer exams, so Penn Medicine is offering free screenings to those most vulnerable

Prostate Cancer Screenings

Prevention

New lung cancer screening guidelines advise 5 million more people to get annual scans

Lung Cancer Screenings

Entertainment

'The Quiet Epidemic,' a film exploring Lyme disease, to be shown for free at Philly theater

Lyme Disease Film Screening

Health Stories

Getting screened for colorectal cancer can save your life – and this survivor is quick to tell people

Kim Hall Jackson Cancer Screening

Women's Health

A wearable device may one day help women detect breast cancer early – and at home

Breast Cancer Screening Bra

Mental Health

Most adults should receive routine anxiety screenings, U.S. task force says

Anxiety Screenings

Sponsored

How Independence Blue Cross is working with doctors to improve members' health

Limited - IBX Population Health Specialist

Entertainment

Your 2023 guide to all the free outdoor movies in Philly this summer

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Prevention

Mammograms at 40? Breast cancer screening guidelines spark fresh debate

Prevention

Breast cancer screenings should begin at age 40, U.S. task force says

Breast Cancer Screenings

Illness

Black women wait longer for uterine cancer tests and diagnoses, study finds

Racial Disparities Uterine Cancer

Movies

Watch the '100 greatest films of all time' during year-long series at the Philadelphia Film Center and Bourse

Philadelphia Film Center 100 greatest films

Sponsored

At Temple Health, lung screening goes a whole lot farther

Limited - Temple Radiology

Depression

Doctors often miss depression symptoms for certain groups, but a routine screening policy could reduce the gap

Depression Screening

Prevention

Low screening rates for lung cancer persist in the U.S.

Lung cancer screening rates

Prevention

A blood test that screens for multiple cancers at once promises to boost early detection

MCEDs Blood Tests Cancer

Mental Health

Most adults should receive routine anxiety screenings, U.S. task force says

Anxiety Screening Adults

Prevention

Rob McElhenney, Ryan Reynolds film their colonoscopies to stress importance of colorectal cancer screenings

McElhenney Reynolds Colonoscopy

Prevention

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

Racial and ethnic disparities in diabetes screening

Men's Health

Health screenings can be life-saving tools, but many men foolishly avoid them

Prostate Cancer Screening

Prevention

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on cancer outcomes may not be known for years

Cancer screening delays

Adult Health

The COVID-19 pandemic is still adversely impacting cancer screenings, study finds

CT imaging for cancer

Women's Health

Ovarian cancer symptoms can be vague so listen to your body, doctors say

Ovarian cancer symptoms

Senior Health

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

Independence in-home testing

Prevention

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

Jefferson Mobile Cancer Screening Unit

Entertainment

Philadelphia Film Society's programming for August includes Harry Potter

20th anniversary movie series

Entertainment

Free movies in Clark Park include 'Concrete Cowboy,' 'Black Panther'

Movies Nights at Clark Park

Entertainment

Free movie nights to take place at Dilworth Park on Thursdays

Dilworth Park Movie Nights

Men's Health

Men, it's time to make the routine doctor's visit a habit

Physical Exam Benefits

Entertainment

Independent films to be screened in Clark Park this June

Under the Stars in Clark Park

Prevention

Colorectal cancer screenings should start for adults at age 45, medical task force says

Colorectal cancer screenings

Entertainment

Betsy Ross House continues Movie Nights Under the Stars & Stripes

Betsy Ross House movies

Prevention

New lung cancer screening guidelines double the number of Americans who should receive annual CT scans

Holiday

Drive-in theater at the Navy Yard to stay open through end of 2020

Drive-in theater at the Navy Yard

Adult Health

Colorectal cancer screenings should begin earlier, new guidelines state

Colorectal cancer screening

Movies

Wells Fargo Center to host Halloween week film series with 'Psycho,' 'Get Out,' and more

Movies on Broad Philly

Women's Health

Breast cancer treatment advancements, early detection are saving lives

Philly breast cancer doctors

Festivals

Nearly 100 films to be screened during 11-day Philadelphia Film Festival

Philadelphia Film Festival

Opinion

Don’t put off cancer screenings delayed by COVID-19 – early detection saves lives

Mammogram Breast Cancer

Movies

'Hocus Pocus' to be screened outdoors in Old City on five nights this October

Hocus Pocus

Health Stories

South Jersey woman overcomes back-to-back cancer diagnoses while living life to its fullest

Susan Rosati

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