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She kept losing her eyesight, and no one knew why. Then a doctor asked about her mental health.

Many clinicians are unaware that Asian Americans often experience physical symptom of mental illness, so the group of over 21 million goes underdiagnosed and undertreated.

She kept losing her eyesight, and no one knew why. Then a doctor asked about her mental health.

Many clinicians are unaware that Asian Americans often experience physical symptom of mental illness, so the group of over 21 million goes underdiagnosed and undertreated.

New antibiotics are scarce. What if we could train our bodies to better fight infection?

This new strategy, called host-targeted defense, could help to solve antibiotic resistance problem.

New antibiotics are scarce. What if we could train our bodies to better fight infection?

This new strategy, called host-targeted defense, could help to solve antibiotic resistance problem.

N.J. Gov. Phil Murphy nominates two environmentalists to Pinelands Commission

NJ Gov. Murphy has nominated two women to the Pinelands Commission in what environmentalists believe could shift the panel to a more protectionist stance.

N.J. Gov. Phil Murphy nominates two environmentalists to Pinelands Commission

NJ Gov. Murphy has nominated two women to the Pinelands Commission in what environmentalists believe could shift the panel to a more protectionist stance.
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This physician thinks ‘Dr. Google’ should have a place in the doctor-patient relationship

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New monitoring apps for texts and social media can help flag if your children are having potential problems, but they don’t replace talking to them about these issues.

To protect concrete from road salt, Drexel engineers have an odd idea: bacteria

Road salt damages roads. Drexel's Yaghoob Farnam wants to stop it.

Temple, Penn offering free dental care to furloughed federal workers

Temple University is offering free dental care to furloughed federal workers.

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To become a lean, mean, endurance-enhancing machine, your program should consist of high repetitions (12 or more) with lighter weight. Conversely, to encourage muscle mass growth, lower reps (somewhere between 6 and 12) with higher weight is ideal.

Why older adults should eat more protein (and not overdo protein shakes)

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More college students are turning to emotional support animals, even amid the punchlines

The world has turned “emotional-support animals” into a joke, but some college students say their live-in pet helps them get out of bed in the morning.

HPV vaccine effective in reducing strains of the virus over 10 years

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China seems to confirm scientist's gene-edited babies claim

A Chinese probe into reports of the world's first gene-edited babies seems to have confirmed their existence

As Philly pushes for more medication-assisted drug treatment, thousands of treatment slots are still empty

Nearly a quarter of Philadelphia's treatment slots offering opioid-based treatment medications or opioid blockers are still empty, city officials said Thursday.

Medical mystery: For decades, she was told she was ‘just anxious.’ A midair incident uncovered the truth.

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Over $800K raised to get British boy cancer treatment at CHOP: ‘This is our only hope’

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FDA resuming some food inspections halted by shutdown

Routine food inspections halted by US government shutdown

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5 reasons why New Year’s resolutions fail

A barre-inspired routine to help you stay strong and slim

CLEAN PLATES
Look up inspection reports for all food establishments – restaurants, markets, schools, and nursing homes – in Philadelphia, Bucks and Gloucester Counties.
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