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Health

03/31/16 1:25am
The water crisis in Flint, Mich. has many Philadelphians concerned about the safety of the city’s drinking water.
03/24/16 1:02am
Physician and anthropologist Paul Farmer called on American research universities to do more to support global health equity on Wednesday.
03/23/16 1:55am
There is a new demand for physicians to save lives — outside of the emergency room.
03/04/16 6:00am
It’s finally here. Spring break has arrived, and for many students this means travelling abroad.
03/02/16 1:16am
The group offers free weekly yoga classes in Harnwell College House’s rooftop lounge in collaboration with the Live Well program there. 
03/01/16 1:39am
People struggling to keep up with overly ambitious New Years’ resolutions may have found a solution: behavioral economics.
02/29/16 11:44pm
Yesterday the Philadelphia Department of Public Health reported that the first case of Zika virus was diagnosed in a Philadelphia resident.
02/24/16 2:33am
In the case that a student screened positively for the virus, SHS would draw a blood sample and cooperate directly with the Pennsylvania Department of Health to coordinate the sample’s processing and testing.
02/24/16 2:07am
Though nursing students question whether death is sufficiently addressed in the curriculum, patient loss can be a routine part of healthcare professions.
02/23/16 12:47am
The discussion focused on smoking prevention as well as the impact of SHS and CAPS.
02/20/16 6:00am
A research project at Penn was recently given a grant of 1.4 million from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention to develop methods of preventing and managing chronic diseases.
02/18/16 12:08am
Two professors recently found that a drug typically used to treat obesity can be used to treat cocaine addiction.
02/17/16 12:54am
A particular concern of is reaching freshman, who are adjusting to the college environment and may be learning how to practice safe sexual habits
02/17/16 12:39am
Whether you were spending your Valentine's Day with Dunkin’s heart-shaped donut or your loved one, doctors at Penn Medicine were already looking beyond the holiday
02/10/16 1:42am
Biden is leading a “moon shot” effort to create tangible milestones in cancer treatment, which is especially meaningful after the loss of his son, former Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, to brain cancer only last year.
02/03/16 12:38am
On Jan. 15, Richard “Buz” Cooper passed away from pancreatic cancer complications at 79 years old in New York.
01/16/16 6:00am
Out of 1,018 department chairs, only 13 percent were female while 19 percent were mustachioed men.
06/04/15 3:00am
On Sunday morning the Awbury Arboretum in Germantown opened its doors to scurrying children in search of hidden treasures, a raffle full of attractive prizes and a lively picnic abundant with coffee and bagels. The event, Awbury Morning, was one of eight cancer fundraisers taking place simultaneously in different cities around the globe.
03/02/15 2:57am
Penn’s acquisition of LG Health would add more than 689 hospital beds to its already 2,893 beds. 
10/17/14 6:01pm
Student Health Services and the Penn's Health System are working with the CDC and the Philadelphia Department of Public Health to monitor the Ebola situation.