At age 22, this Philadelphia native was about to play in the last game of a stellar Syracuse University football career. Then came the diagnosis that changed everything. Saturday, he's back in a bigger...
If you would like teens to not get pregnant, not get someone else pregnant, and not get a sexually transmitted infection, the education they need may not be happening in the classroom. Here's a closer look at what type of education they need to help prevent these outcomes.
How much research is enough to make an innovative medical practice standard? That's the question now that drugs can wipe out hepatitis C infection in transplant patients who accept organs infected with the dangerous virus.
The National Athletic Trainers' Association offers tips to help prevent injuries associated with playing youth sports.
For many of us, mental stress manifests into physical symptoms such as a stiff neck, jaw pain, tension headaches, and even shortness of breath. There are tension-taming techniques that can ease the effects of stress on the body.
Reports of the death of Affordable Care Act insurance markets are extremely premature. After years of steady price increases, insurer exits, and the Trump administration's relentless campaign to create instability, there are signs that in some states they are healthier than ever.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Want to know your inherited risk of a heart attack? Today's genetic testing can't tell much - it mostly looks for rare mutations in one or a few genes, while common threats like heart disease or diabetes are caused by lots of genes working together.
Here are safety tips to stay safe at home and school for parents and caregivers to share with children.
A study in the British Medical Journal found that those with a penicillin allergy had an almost 70 percent greater chance of acquiring a MRSA infection and a 26 percent increased risk of C. diff.
With its many older buildings and shipbuilding heritage, Philadelphia faces a legacy of asbestos dangers. Much of the scientific research linking asbestos fibers and cancer was assembled by Philadelphia researchers.
A healthy gut environment fuels the production of certain vitamins and processes that can help with your body's immune response.
Little Lucy Wiese's symptoms kept escalating until an infectious disease specialist at Georgetown figured out what was going on.
Prices for even basic medical procedures vary widely from one provider to the next, in part because of the complex - and largely proprietary - negotiations between insurers and providers.