The Daily Pennsylvanian is a student-run nonprofit.

Please support us by disabling your ad blocker on our site.

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.
10/10/22 1:45am
Over 3,500 community members received their shot each day, and at the clinic’s peak, over 860 vaccines were given in just one hour.
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.