Penn Medicine, in an attempt to meet its ever-growing needs, is adding a number of new buildings and spaces.
Community health workers are at the heart of a new model implemented in order to help improve patient outcomes post-discharge.The community health workers work in two different settings, some in a primary care clinic and some at the hospital.
Last week, Penn Medicine announced the creation of its new Program for LGBT Health, an initiative dedicated to tailoring health care practices to the specific needs of the LGBT community.
To declare e-cigarettes a silver bullet to smoking simply because it is the lesser of two evils is to blatantly ignore the lessons we have learned from tobacco control.
A recent study from the Perelman School of Medicine shows that certain nutrients may play an essential role in sleep duration and that variety in diet is associated with healthier sleeping patterns.
In hindsight, I did have time. But I didn’t think it was important to make time to relax, catch up with friends, exercise and sleep.
Despite the challenges of campus life and limited options, many students still try to cook complete and nutritious meals with little time and money.
Q: I’ve really been kicking my ass at the gym since the beginning of the semester. Why aren’t I losing any weight? — Gym Fanatic*
Researchers are once again citing cell phone use as an obstacle to good health. But the new concern is not another type of cancer nor a fatal disease — it’s neck and back pain caused by texting and checking email on smart phones.
A common nutrient found in weight training supplements such as Muscle Milk and protein powder — might be the key to successfully treating concussions, or at least speeding up the healing process.
While HUP considered implementing such a program last February, they ultimately decided against it because they did not see it as an effective strategy.
A University of Kentucky College of Medicine professor writes a guest column on how Penn Integrates Knowledge professor Ezekiel Emanuel should lead the change in health care, starting at Penn.
Vitamin C, Zicam, echinacea, Airborne, Cold FX. Should you invest in homeopathic cold preventions and remedies?
In a guest column, a College senior writes that the state consistently fails to meet the needs of women, particularly those who are pregnant.
Michele Bachmann’s comment that the human papillomavirus vaccine causes mental retardation has done a lot of damage to America’s public health.
I’ll tell you why we really get fat. You might not like it. You probably won’t believe me either. But after reading some outstanding work by science writer Gary Taubes, I’m a die-hard believer.
The superficial health-consciousness is troublesome. Many products benefit the companies that make them more than the consumers that buy them.
The University offers a number of resources to students so they can work — and play — hard.
Located at 3940 Spruce St., the Transplant House opened July 18 as a guest house for the families and loved ones of patients receiving organ transplantation at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.