Study: Rotavirus vaccine reduced hospitalizations of children

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A study from the Journal of Infectious Diseases released Friday reported that vaccines against the rotavirus had nearly cut in half hospitalizations... Read more

Penn profits while other hospitals decline

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The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania earned the top spot among local hospitals with a profit of $119.3 million on operating revenues... Read more

Can whistle-blowers pay for Obamacare?

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On Thursday an alphabet soup of government investigative agencies from the HHS OIG to the DOJ’s FBI reported that the new health reform... Read more

More than $100 million in NIH grants to PA, NJ, and DE institutions

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Eleven universities and medical research institutions in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware were awarded more than $100 million in federal... Read more

FDA warns: Don’t swallow the itch-stopping gel

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Wednesday warned consumers of the potentially serious side effects of swallowing Benadryl Itch Stopping... Read more

Sweet water could help pain of shots for infants

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With both our daughters, my wife and I have fought to see who had to hold the children when they are getting shots. It’s good natured... Read more

The consequences of over prescribed heartburn meds

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Proton pump inhibitors, such as Nexium, are among the most widely prescribed medications in the United States with nearly 120 million prescriptions... Read more

Sometimes you should reach for a nut

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Actually, if you are trying to lower your cholesterol, about a third of a cup of nuts a day should help, according to a study in Tuesday’s... Read more