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Pennsylvania's COVID-19 vaccination rate drops following

1 day ago · November 28, 2021 Pennsylvania's COVID vaccine rate drops following data correction The CDC adjusted the rate by five percentage points on Wednesday, according to the …

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Brandywine, Jennersville hospitals to remain open after

Tower Health agreed in September to sell Chestnut Hill Hospital and nearly 20 urgent care centers in the region to Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic. …

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ERs are swamped with seriously ill patients, although many

Even where COVID-19 isn't overwhelming the health system, patients are showing up to the ER sicker than before the coronavirus pandemic, their …

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As nurses nationwide battle burnout, Trinity Health Mid

Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic launched a mental health program designed to prevent burnout among nurses and other health care providers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nurses across the country have

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Reconnecting with loved ones can provide a much-needed

Well-being is a term often used in tandem with health. It is a state that we all seek to achieve. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention …

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Safe ways to watch the Super Bowl during COVID-19

Health experts are urging football fans to find safe ways to watch the Super Bowl, fearing the usual watch parties could collectively serve as super-spreader events. Coronavirus cases have spiked

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Video surfaces of Wildwood police officer punching suspect

Mental Health For Penn Medicine cancer patients, virtual reality is a game-changer and gateway into mindfulness by

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New Jersey man, U.S. Air Force vet, wins trip to Super …

January 08, 2016 New Jersey man, U.S. Air Force vet, wins trip to Super Bowl 50 Felix Agosto, of Riverside, selected as one of five finalists in "Together We Make Football" campaign

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Setting goals is the foundation of a successful fitness

Volleyball, softball, martial arts, yoga, a health club or a simple walk or jog in the park are among the choices cited. When you do find your niche, Mayo suggests that you write down your goals

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How to prevent osteoporosis: Experts recommend boosting

A higher bone density at age 30 lessens the likelihood of developing osteoporosis later in life, experts say. To prevent osteoporosis and improve bone health, experts advise getting recommended

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Independence Blue cross offering a variety of health plans

The health plans are available on Pennsylvania’s state-based health insurance marketplace, Pennie.com, or by purchasing a plan directly from Independence. Financial assistance may be …

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Drinking multiple cups of coffee or tea may reduce the

The beverage is known for its hydrating abilities and herbal health benefits. However, people who could be more susceptible to developing kidney …

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Temple to open hospital for women's health at former

Temple University's new women's health hospital will open at 1331 East Wyoming Ave in the Juniata Park section of the city in late 2022, officials said. Temple acquired the property from the

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Hospital access fueling racial disparities in COVID-19

The differences in death rates partly can be explained by lower income levels and higher rates of chronic health issues among Black patients, Dr. David Asch, executive director of …

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Mental Health PhillyVoice

ahealthierphilly is sponsored by Independence Blue Cross, the leading health insurance organization in Southeastern Pennsylvania, serving nearly 2.5 million people in the region, providing health

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Rachel Levine, former Pa. health secretary, sworn in as

U.S. Assistant Secretary for Health Dr. Rachel Levine has become the nation's first transgender person to be sworn in as a four-star admiral. She now joins the ranks of …

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Sixers' Tobias Harris in health and safety protocol

Sixers forward Tobias Harris missed Monday night's game against the Portland Trailblazers as a result of the NBA's health and safety protocols, …

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Erie County health official tapped to lead new Delaware

November 19, 2021 Erie County health official tapped to lead new Delaware County Health Department Melissa Lyon has more than 20 years of …

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Black women in Philly are far more likely to experience

ahealthierphilly and its health-related information resources are not a substitute for the medical advice, diagnosis, and treatment that patients receive from their physicians or health care

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The mental health of American children is at a crisis

Emergency department visits for mental health issues increased by 24% for children ages of 5-11 and by 31% for children 12-17 between March and October 2020, the CDC found. The psychological toll

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Young adults diagnosed with high blood pressure at greater

The data came from the UK Biobank, a health information database of about 500,000 people. The study was published in Hypertension , a journal of the American Heart Association. Understanding your risk

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Yes, we should be keeping the healthier hand-washing

The CDC and public health experts often repeat that the first line of defense against the spread of the coronavirus is hand-washing with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.

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Video games may have a role in shaping public health

Video games have had a bad rap for years, at least in terms of their impact on public health. Some critics point to their addictive qualities and the violent nature of certain games.

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For Generation Z and millennials, urgent care and

The ways Generation Z and millennials experience health care is vastly different than older generations, as reflected by a survey conducted by R/GA. Less than 40% of …

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Penn Medicine, Wharton School initiative seeks to improve

Penn Medicine and the Wharton School's Social Impact Initiative have started the Fund for Health, an effort that will seek to improve the health and well-being of lower-income Philly residents.

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Dr. Cheryl Bettigole named commissioner of Philly health

Dr. Cheryl Bettigole has been appointed commissioner of the Philadelphia Department of Public Health. Bettigole has served as acting commissioner since May, when Dr. Thomas Farley resigned amid a

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Independence Blue Cross to offer free in-home screenings

ahealthierphilly is sponsored by Independence Blue Cross, the leading health insurance organization in Southeastern Pennsylvania, serving nearly …

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Schools play important role in diagnosing depression

School-based, mental-health screenings play an important part in identifying children with depression and helping them get treatment, according to a new study that looked at students at

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Ex-Philly health commissioner Tom Farley lands new role in

Former Philadelphia health commissioner Dr. Tom Farley has been hired to serve as Washington, D.C.'s senior deputy director of the community …

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One year after Walter Wallace's death, Philadelphia must

The city's statement also noted improvements made to 911 call operations. New crisis navigators were added to help dispatchers determine whether a …

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Report: Sixers frustrated by lack of communication as Ben

Instead, sources said, Simmons has worked with mental health professionals via the National Basketball Players Association since the summer. So far …

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Jefferson Health, Einstein finalize merger after multiyear

Jefferson Health and Einstein Healthcare Network have finalized a merger of their hospital systems that will integrate their networks in North Philadelphia and …

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Addressing mental health disparities PhillyVoice

As the region’s largest health insurance organization, Independence Blue Cross (Independence) is committed to addressing health disparities and …

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Go ahead, enjoy your memes – they really do help ease

more health For younger generations, urgent care and telemedicine trump primary care Americans are drinking more during the pandemic – and liver transplants for alcoholic hepatitis are rising

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How to get a free health insurance quote and enroll in an

Call 844-891-0700 (TTY: 711), Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. EST. *Whether you’re applying for a 2022 health insurance plan online or by phone, you’ll need to have an email address for

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How to talk about mental health: Tips for asking a loved

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has a free, confidential helpline available 24/7 for people facing mental health issues or …

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'Aunt Mary Pat' comedian opens up about anxiety

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has a free, confidential helpline available 24/7 for people facing mental health issues or …

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Healthy Recipe: Pumpkin Pancakes PhillyVoice

Add pumpkin mix, flax seeds, almond butter, spices and vanilla to bowl. Stir until well combined (or put all ingredients in blender) Add 1 teaspoon coconut …

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Better interventions are needed for children exposed to

They also recommended health systems partner with community-based organizations to offer mental health resources and support for children and families in the days or weeks after a shooting.

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Rutgers will merge Camden, Newark law schools PhillyVoice

The American Bar Association approved the merger of the Camden and Newark campuses of Rutgers Law School.

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Here’s how music can impact your health PhillyVoice

ahealthierphilly is sponsored by Independence Blue Cross, the leading health insurance organization in Southeastern Pennsylvania, serving nearly …

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