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Sleep apnea can increase cancer risk in women, study finds

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Prevention

A selfie video can measure your blood pressure

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Mental Health

We have a subconscious negative brain response to disfigured faces, Penn study finds

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Children's Health

Teen drivers with ADHD far more likely to crash than peers

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Mental Health

Broccoli derivative may prove to be a viable schizophrenia treatment, study finds

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Prevention

A team of researchers myth-busted the idea of 'sugar rushes'

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Adult Health

Pairing painkillers with music may enhance relief, new study finds

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Parenting

This is how much sleep parents lose after having a kid

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Illness

Snail venom boasts potentially blood-sugar balancing qualities to treat Type 1 diabetes, study suggests

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Children's Health

Study: Many teens lack privacy to confide in doctors during checkups

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Alcohol

Taste testing alcoholic and non-alcoholic beer feels the same to your brain, study found

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Health News

Here's why you love getting the daylights scared out of you

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Health News

The way you breathe may affect the strength of your memory, study suggests

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Women's Health

Delaying pushing in birthing mothers results in a longer, more dangerous birth, new study finds

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Health News

This is how many faces you can *actually* recognize, according to science

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Alternative Medicine

A marijuana compound may counteract psychosis

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Parenting

Parents regularly use their phones while driving their children, study shows

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Health Stories

Do neckties pose a health hazard? Jim Gardner seems to think so

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Mental Health

New research challenges a treatment left-handed people receive for mental health

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Healthy Eating

Hate eating your veggies? Maybe you only need one

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Study

Drexel study shows at least one benefit of the Philadelphia soda tax

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Study

Bad news, foodies: Going out to eat could destroy your hormones

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Report: Philadelphia ranks high among the country’s most congested cities

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Study

Penn State: This helmet tech can help prevent football concussions

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Valentine's Day

Shocking news: Hershey's Kisses aren't Pennsylvania's most popular Valentine's Day candy

Study

Study: You're officially not supposed to eat your placenta

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Study: Suburban living linked to higher rates of obesity

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Studies

Study: Fitness could help cut the risk of breast cancer

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Study: Diet not helping to lose weight? Try a day (or several) off

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Alcohol consumption is rising among all Americans, but most staggering for seniors

Medicine

Study: Doctors get bogged down by work email and mundane office tasks just like the rest of us

Psychology

Emojis are making you look incompetent at work, study says

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Housing

Report: Some Philly renters expend more than half their income on 'low-end' apartments

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Study

Study links daily check-ins to weight loss, but does the scale tell the whole story?

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Report: Philly ranks as one of the worst places for renters in the U.S.

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Study

Penn Medicine: Mental dangers of sleep loss can be as harmful as the physical

Children's Health

CHOP study warns headaches are more common indicator of stroke among children

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Penn study: Tired teens may be more likely to commit serious crimes when they grow up

Study

Drexel researchers devise headband to measure social brain activity

Media

Study: PG-13 movies have more gun violence scenes than R-rated films

Science

Science has finally figured out why drunk people get the munchies

Public Health

Penn study: 1 in 9 who enter ER with violent injuries return within two years

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