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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

Fitness

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

over-exercising cognition study

Senior Health

Reducing 'zombie' cells may slow the aging process

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Women's Health

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

Birth Control Pills Delivery Services

Nonprofits

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

Women's Health

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

Hot flashes menopause

Senior Health

New pill could treat both blood pressure, cholesterol issues

blood pressure cholesterol pill

Illness

A compound may improve pancreatic cancer survival rate, scientists find

Compound pancreatic cancer treatment

Opioids

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

Addiction

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

Vaping pulegone carcinogen cancer

Illness

Americans lack awareness about HPV, study finds

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Illness

Scientists may have found a way to prevent the common cold

Common cold cure

Adult Health

Apple announces Apple Watch studies examining menstrual cycles, heart health, and hearing

Apple Watch health studies 2019

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

Addiction

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

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

Health News

Emojis let hospitals gauge patient, provider satisfaction

Emoji Hospital Patient Satisfaction

Prevention

Offering more testing options doesn't increase colorectal cancer screenings

Colorectal Cancer 04262019

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

Senior Health

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

Eyeball

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

Prevention

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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Fitness

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

Illness

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

Marijuana

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

vaping death new jersey

Wellness

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

Carroll - Walking in Rittenhouse Square

Environment

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

Atlantic City open container bill

Caregiving

Caregiver depression linked to more ER visits for patients with dementia

Caregiver Depression Seniors with Dementia

Inventions

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

Illness

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

Bacteria gut health food allergies

Adult Health

Kitchen sponges may hold answer to antibiotic resistance

kitchen sponge bacteria

Children's Health

Obesity rates falling among preschool age children

Childhood obesity rates are falling, CDC study finds

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