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Senior Health

New pill could treat both blood pressure, cholesterol issues

blood pressure cholesterol pill


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

Eye Surgery Opioid Prescriptions


Scientists may have found a way to prevent the common cold

Common cold cure


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


Vaping may make your lungs more vulnerable to infections, study finds

Vaping may make your lungs more vulnerable to infections, study finds

Healthy Eating

Vegetarians have lower risk of heart disease but higher likelihood of stroke

Vegetarians have lower risk of heart disease but higher likelihood of stoke

Health News

Emojis let hospitals gauge patient, provider satisfaction

Emoji Hospital Patient Satisfaction

Senior Health

Eye tracking tests could be a predictive tool for Alzheimer's disease


Adult Health

A daily glass of red wine is good for your gut's health, according to wide-ranging study

Red wine gut bacteria study


Offering more testing options doesn't increase colorectal cancer screenings

Colorectal Cancer 04262019

Health News

Penn Medicine, Arkansas hospital partnering to expedite heart surgery research

Stock_Carroll - Penn Medicine

Men's Health

Erectile dysfunction in former NFL players linked to concussions

Concussions ED NFL players


Dog owners may have healthier hearts than others, study suggests

dogs heart health

Health News

Reading and listening to books stimulates the same areas of the brain

Brain Maps Berkeley Reading Books Listening Audiobooks study

Health News

Scientists discover new organ that senses sharpness and pressure

Scientists discover organ that senses mechanical pain

Adult Health

Drinking too much coffee may increase the chance of migraines

Coffee Migraines Headache

Healthy Eating

Vitamin A may help reduce the risk of skin cancer

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Americans are sitting around more than they used to, study says

Stressed out man sitting on couch

Health News

Prosthetic arm named after Star Wars' Luke Skywalker restores sense of human touch

Prosthetic Arm Star Wars Luke Skywalker


Climate change may be causing deadly fungus infections, scientists say

Candida auris global warming study

Alternative Medicine

Music can be used instead of sedatives to reduce anxiety before anesthesia, study finds

Music anesthesia Penn study


Legalizing recreational marijuana could impact alcohol and tobacco industries dramatically, research shows



Proximity to green space can curb cravings for alcohol, cigarettes, junk food, study says

Carroll - Walking in Rittenhouse Square


Atlantic City could see flooding more than 100 times per year by 2050, report says

Atlantic City open container bill


Caregiver depression linked to more ER visits for patients with dementia

Caregiver Depression Seniors with Dementia


Penn researchers invent super glue-strength adhesive with stickiness that can be reversed

Penn adhesive super glue

Health News

Temple University researchers move closer to HIV cure

Temple University HIV Cure Research

Health News

Penn Medicine researchers find way to make some cancers self-destruct

Cancer Research Penn Medicine

Adult Health

Kitchen sponges may hold answer to antibiotic resistance

kitchen sponge bacteria


Lack of 'good' gut bacteria may be causing increase in food allergies, study suggests

Bacteria gut health food allergies


Scientists identify gene that increases risk of cannabis addiction

Marijuana addiction

Children's Health

Obesity rates falling among preschool age children

Childhood obesity rates are falling, CDC study finds

Children's Health

Suicide rates soar among young females, narrowing long-standing gender gap, study says


Children's Health

How much speech do unborn children hear? It varies

Pregnant Baby Speech Development

Adult Health

Americans are OK with adults using Adderall at work – but not athletes or students

Does Adderall help with tests?


Appendix removal is associated with higher rate of Parkinson’s disease, new study says

Doctor Stock

Children's Health

Autism can be reliably detected months earlier than current screening guidelines

Autism Spectrum Disorder Screening Study

Children's Health

Do e-cigarettes contain nicotine? Teens don't always know


Senior Health

Brain stimulation may reverse seniors' memory loss, study finds

Memory Loss Older People Brain Stimulation

Alternative Medicine

Medical marijuana and CBD are taking off: can it help you?

Carroll - Medical marijuana and CBD products.


Philly is a good representation of the United States’ demographics, study says

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