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Health

09/28/22 1:08am
The biotech startup was initially developed by two professors of neurosurgery at the Perelman School of Medicine, D. Kacy Cullen and Douglas Smith.
09/28/22 1:06am
The flu clinic will run from Sept. 28 through Sept. 30 in Gimbel Gymnasium in the Pottruck Health and Fitness Center, and appointments are not required.
09/25/22 11:24pm
The students conducted research to gain a deeper understanding of the roles of the cancer care partners by focusing on their identities, such as gender and race.
09/21/22 1:07am
The survey, which is confidential and voluntary, aims to collect data about students’ knowledge, habits, attitudes, and overall health and wellbeing.
09/18/22 7:42pm
HFpEF is a form of heart failure where the heart pumps normally but fails to fill with blood properly and affects almost half of all patients with heart failure.
09/15/22 11:58pm
Penn alumni Mindy and Jonathan Gray made the donation to establish and fund the Cancer Interception Institute to research early identification and prevention of breast cancer.
09/15/22 12:16am
Penn is one of the few medical schools in the country that provide a robust, four-year curriculum on palliative care.
09/14/22 12:01am
There have been no cases at Penn this semester and the risk of an outbreak on campus remains “extremely low,” according to Penn Public Health and Wellbeing.
09/13/22 11:53pm
The event will take place in Houston Hall from noon to 1 p.m. and will host a Penn epidemiologist and a medical provider from Student Health and Counseling.
09/13/22 11:29pm
The chewing gum, designed by the School of Dental Medicine researcher Henry Daniell, has the ability to block the transmission of COVID-19.
09/13/22 1:49am
A reinspection report by the Philadelphia Department of Public Health's Office of Food Protection cleared Acme, located at 40th and Walnut Streets, to reopen to the public.
09/12/22 10:02pm
The 12-week paid program will consist of a cohort of 18 students who will train to work in biotech laboratories and in manufacturing cell and gene therapies. 
09/09/22 12:20am
The “Send Silence Packing” interactive display tours college campuses across the country and partners with local student volunteers to raise mental health awareness.
09/08/22 4:35pm
A recent inspection of the building found multiple instances of mice feces and a live mouse, as well as an accumulation of debris and grease in several areas of the store. 
10/09/18 11:54pm
This year, Penn's annual flu clinic that administers flu vaccines is free for all Penn students, faculty, staff, and post-doctorate students.  
04/15/17 12:22pm
A new contract between the University of Pennsylvania Health System and health insurer Independence Blue Cross is set to become effective July 1, 2017.
02/13/17 9:32pm
Annenberg professor Emily Falk led this study that demonstrated a positive correlation between a sedentary person's “mindfulness” and his or her self-reported “vigorous physical activity” after exposure to media content that encouraged them to exercise.
02/12/17 9:52pm
Counseling and Psychological Services at Penn will extend its hours to evenings and weekends and will expand its outreach by placing full-time staff members in professional schools.
01/22/17 8:48pm
“What’s happening in larger numbers this year is that people's symptoms are so bad that they have to be admitted to the hospital or the ER," Director of Campus Health Initiatives at the Student Health Service Ashlee Halbritter said. 
01/22/17 7:58pm
RAP-Line began in 1990 as a calling service and added letter writing as an additional peer support service in 1996. Now, RAP-Line will make Penn the third college campus nationwide — after Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where the service originated, and University of Chicago — to offer the Lean On Me text message service.