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Woman Punches Man at Presbyterian Hospital Allegedly Over Doctor Referral

Admittedly, I’m not one to peruse crime logs in my spare time, but apparently my co-worker is. And it’s a good thing, too, because she […]

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Study: Many ACL Injuries In Women May Be Preventable

Did you know that women are up to eight times more likely to suffer ACL injuries than men? Crazy! Now listen to this: An interesting […]

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I Tried It: Penn Medicine’s Med School Boot Camp

Last week, when I learned I would be checking out a summer camp at Penn Medicine, I have to admit I was slightly disturbed at […]

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Pretty New Park Now Open at HUP

If you’ve been over to the Hospital at the University of Pennsylvania lately, you may have noticed a new park near the entrance at 34th […]

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Penn Study: Late Bedtimes = Larger Waistlines

Lots of studies have explored the relationship between sleep and weight, both in how sleep quantity impacts weight gain and how weight gain or loss […]

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No-Brainer Tips to Avoid a Food Poisoning Disaster at Your Fourth of July BBQ

Summer isn’t just the perfect time for to get your tan and grill on. It’s also the most common time to get food poisoning. No one […]

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Facebook: A Better Way to Get Sarah Murnaghan the Lungs She Needed

The back-and-forth goes on over whether a federal judge made the right decision in ordering 10-year-old CHOP cystic fibrosis patient Sarah Murnaghan be moved to […]

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Video: Magee Rehab’s New “Doin’ Da Butt” Rap Is Amazing

I have no words. Well, I guess I have three: This. Is. Awesome. Thanks, Magee Rehab, for finding a very fun way to talk about […]

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Top Doctors 2013 Now Online

Looking for a great family doc? What about a hematologist? Or a dermatologist? We’ve got ’em all in our newest Top Doctors listings, Philly Mag’s […]

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Angelina Jolie’s Double Mastectomy: What You Need to Know If You’re Considering the Procedure

I’m sure by now you’ve read Angelina Jolie’s op-ed , which appeared in the New York Times this morning, about her decision to undergo a […]

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Here’s What Happens When You Collapse in Front of a Hospital

A word to the wise: If you’re going to suffer a cardiac episode ever, anywhere, try to make sure it happens in front of a […]

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Why You Should Never, Ever Self-Diagnosis Using Google

We’ve all been there: waking up in the middle of the night with a pounding headache, lymph nodes the size of tennis balls, tingling fingers […]

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The Checkup: Temple Doc at Boston Marathon Finish Line Shares His Account

• I feel absolutely sick to my stomach about what happened in Boston yesterday. I’m sure like many of you, I can barely look at […]

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7-Month-Old Einstein Medical Center Montgomery Is Already Expanding

Well, geez, it feels like I was just reporting on the opening of the new Einstein Medical Center Montgomery in East Norriton, and now I’m […]

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Meet Joey, Magee Rehab’s Adorable New Therapy Dog

I think I speak for Be Wellers everywhere when I say, we absolutely fell in love with Magee Rehabilitation’s therapy-dog-in-residence, Ford, last fall during our […]