Chalk it up to a lesson in free speech: Kutztown University has changed its policy on sidewalk chalk messages after an anti-abortion group protested what it called "censorship by scrub brush."
An international study shows that melanoma patients can have conservative lymph node surgery - thereby dramatically reducing their chances of a permanent surgical complication - without compromising their survival.
The ranks of women harmed by Essure sterilization coils continue to grow, while the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's efforts to inform them of the risks are not working, a 37,000-member advocacy group declared on Tuesday.
Olivia Newton-John's breast cancer has recurred after 25 years in remission, providing a chilling example of the still-mysterious nature of metastatic disease.
Amy Reed, called "an extraordinary doctor, wife, and mother," could not stop the cancer that killed her. But it did not stop her from exposing the dangers of the medical device that harmed her and other women.
The doctor who used her own tragic case to expose the cancer-spreading hazards of a medical device died of uterine cancer.
In the wake of a teenager’s death from drinking too much caffeine, an expert warns about risky combinations of energy drinks and other common stimulants such as cold pills and prescription drugs.
A bipartisan group of 106 mayors from 28 states, including Mayor Kenney and 16 others from Pennsylvania, have signed a letter to congressional leaders...
How to use unexpected celebrity to do good? Tom and Kari Whitehead have become leading advocates of the breakthrough immunotherapy that saved their daughter Emily.
As the opioid epidemic rages on, more babies are being born addicted to the drugs their mothers took.
The new study is the first to demonstrate that the virus can be eliminated from animal cells by using editing technology called CRISPR/Cas 9.
The need to protect patients from influenza overrides employees’ personal preferences, health officials say.
Jefferson Health and Denver-based National Jewish Health, a leading respiratory hospital, on Thursday announced the creation of a new respiratory institute...
The fundraiser will be part of a four-day “beer runner’s summit” that includes several fun runs in Center City and beyond, plus a symposium about the science of “beer hydration.”
Amy Reed and her husband have fought to ban a medical device that worsened her cancer prognosis. Saturday morning at 7:45 am, after five days in a coma, Amy came back to consciousness.
Marie McCullough covers health and medicine, with a special focus on cancer and women's health issues.