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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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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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Traffic

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 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

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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

Stress

Study: Making art reduces stress hormones, even if you're lousy

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Study

Study says Schuylkill River generates $590M for region

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CHOP scientists find mother's birthweight, blood sugar tied to newborn's size

Demographics

Report: People live longest in Chester County in Pa., Burlington County, N.J.

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Penn study: 'Concerning' rise in opioid prescriptions after low-risk surgeries

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Economy

What are Philly's most in-demand gigs in 2016?

Education

Allentown college offering free study abroad program

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Study

Study: Many Pennsylvanians don't get enough sleep

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Drexel study: 24 percent of Division 1 athletes suffer from depression

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Study: These are the drunkest cities in Pennsylvania and New Jersey

Health News

Is scurvy, an 18th century seafarers' disease, making a comeback?

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Study: Pennsylvania likely to lose congressional seat

Health News

Study: Fitful sleep is worse for health than staying awake

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How much does excessive drinking cost Pennsylvania?

Health News

CDC: Kids living near site of former Philly factory at risk for high levels of lead

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Health News

Study: Gas drilling, premature births linked in Pennsylvania

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UPenn

Survey: Victims reluctant to report sexual assault at Penn

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Health News

Study links social media use and teen mental health issues

Transportation

Study: Where and when do Indego commuters ride?

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Money

Study: $100 doesn't go as far in Philly, South Jersey

Sharks

Study: Risk of shark attacks way down despite recent frenzy

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