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Health

01/25/23 8:01pm
The Dowd/Sanders Wellness and Resilience Program will be offered on both Thursday evenings and Sunday afternoons, starting on Jan. 26. 
01/24/23 11:00pm
The Department of Health was subsequently reinspected Supremo on Jan. 23, and the Cease Operations Order remained in place.
01/19/23 9:26pm
The festivities will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. and will include activities such as open bouldering on the rock wall, bench press and free throw competitions, and a spin class.
01/18/23 9:37pm
ChatGPT, which was developed by OpenAI, can complete tasks like writing essays or code and solving math problems.
01/11/23 7:28pm
The Center for Living Donation, which opened in December, combines the former Kidney Living Donor Program, Liver Living Donor Program, and the Uterus Transplant Program.
12/11/22 2:00pm
The Penn community navigated a changing University administration, campus renovations, and student protests this year.
12/11/22 2:00pm
Beginning the spring semester with remote learning and double-masking, Penn students returned in the fall to pre-pandemic levels of restriction.
12/05/22 3:14am
The idea first stemmed from a desire to provide gender-affirming products like binders and shapewear to Penn students.
11/30/22 10:01pm
Researchers have developed a new flu vaccine that can protect against all 20 known flu subtypes and can potentially protect against new strains in the future.
11/30/22 9:35pm
The flu and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) are on the rise following the relaxation COVID-19 prevention measures, such as social distancing and mask-wearing, according to Public Health and Wellbeing.
11/17/22 2:29am
The clinic was open to the entire Penn community and their families over the age of 16, and 61% of those who received a vaccine from the clinic were students.
11/16/22 12:25am
The grant continues a two-decade history of collaborating with local healthcare partners in the sub-Saharan African nation through the Botswana-UPenn Partnership.
11/02/22 3:06pm
The researchers, co-led by Michael Rickels, the Willard and Rhoda Ware Professor in Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases in the Perelman School of Medicine, found that many patients didn’t need insulin to maintain their blood sugar for up to eight years.
11/01/22 12:40am
Volpp, a cardiac arrest survivor, won the award for his research into how cardiovascular outcomes can be impacted by certain health policies.
10/31/22 8:47pm
Should Mastriano win the gubernatorial race and the state legislature limits access to reproductive healthcare, Penn could become the only Ivy League institution whose students do not have access to an abortion because of their state's policies.
10/31/22 1:43am
Researchers developed a method to forecast rare disease development called PANDA with $4.7 million of funding from the National Institute of Health.
10/24/22 5:41pm
The booster clinic will take place from Nov. 3 to Nov. 4. It will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days.
10/18/22 1:27am
The goal of S.U.P.E.R. is to reach students that are abstaining from substance use, in recovery, or interested in learning more about harm reduction practices, according to Penn Wellness.
10/12/22 10:34pm
Over the course of 12 months, over ten million used syringes were collected by Prevention Point, a Kensington-based nonprofit.
10/10/22 11:31pm
The programs — called “Refresh” and “Penn’s Declassified Sex Survival Guide” — have garnered 3,400 participants and 1,500 participants respectively since their inception.