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July

July 24 2014

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July 24 2014

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July 24 2014

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July 23 2014

Study of New Teaching Framework Highlights Significant Opportunities for Continued Improvement

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July 21 2014

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July 21 2014

Enzyme Lost in 100 Percent of Tumors Analyzed, Penn Study Finds

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July 17 2014

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July 16 2014

Prescribed Potassium Supplementation May be Relatively Inexpensive Way to Save Lives

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July 16 2014

Findings Point to Better Outcomes for Living Donor Recipients Who Undergo Surgery at Experienced Transplant Centers

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July 15 2014

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July 15 2014

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July 14 2014

Proof-of-Concept Study Showed Nanocarriers Can Aid Drug Delivery in Mice

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July 10 2014

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July 10 2014

Results Call into Question Previous Studies Suggesting One Drink Per Day May Promote Cardiovascular Health

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July 10 2014

First of its kind trial will give new insight into best treatments for one of the deadliest cancers

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July 9 2014

Researchers Hope Findings Will be Valuable to a Growing Number of Older Adults Considering Kidney Donation

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July 7 2014

Engineered Cells Known As CTL019 Are the First Therapy of Their Kind to Obtain Designation

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July 7 2014

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July 2 2014

Less than 10 percent of People Infected with Hepatitis C are Cured

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July 2 2014

New Technology May Allow Doctors to Select Embryos with Greater Chance of Developing Into a Viable Pregnancy

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July 2 2014

Selection Considered Among Highest Honors in Nursing Field

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June

June 30 2014

Lack of Clinical Trial Data, Guidelines on HIV Patients with Cancer May Contribute to Health Disparity

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June 30 2014

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June 26 2014

Graduates with Dual Training Increasingly Pursue Leadership Roles and Experience Greater Career Acceleration

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June 25 2014

Current efforts may hinder quality improvement and unfairly penalize hospitals

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June 24 2014

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June 24 2014

Additional Findings Show Poorer Outcomes for Nursing Home Residents Following Hip Fracture

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June 19 2014

Gene's Pathway Could be Target for Developing New Diabetes Drugs

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June 19 2014

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June 19 2014

Penn study points to new mechanisms of tissue development and origins of congenital lung disorders

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June 17, 2014

Adding thrombolysis drugs to conventional therapy may offer significant benefits in select patients

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June 16, 2014

Study Supports "Choosing Wisely" campaign to eliminate wasteful health care practices

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June 12, 2014

Understanding how disease spreads from neuron to neuron key to finding treatments

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June 12, 2014

Penn Study Also Suggests Adding CPAP Therapy May Help with High Blood Pressure

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June 10, 2014

Tweeting, Blogging, Facebook Viewed as Professionally Higher Risk Than Traditional Media

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June 10, 2014

ASCP's Recognizes Anna Moran for Achievements in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

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June 9, 2014

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June 9, 2014

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June 9, 2014

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June 6, 2014

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June 4, 2014

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June 2, 2014

Teens at Higher Risk for Breast Cancer May Be More Likely to Smoke

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June 2, 2014

Association is strongest in adults who started marijuana use before age 15

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June 2, 2014

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May

May 29, 2014

Research has Implications for Understanding Brain Diseases Caused by Clumps of Misshapen Molecules

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May 29, 2014

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May 29, 2014

Results Reaffirm Need for Pre- and Post-Procedure Interventions for Women At-Risk for Breast and Ovarian Cancer

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May 28, 2014

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May 27, 2014

Guidelines based on Retrospective Case Studies, Case Reports Don't Stand the Test of Time

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May 26, 2014

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May 22, 2014

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May 21, 2014

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May 20, 2014

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May 19, 2014

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May 16, 2014

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May 15, 2014

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May 15, 2014

Implications for improving efficacy of vaccine campaigns in regions with chronic, infectious diseases

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May 14, 2014

Researchers in Penn Medicine's Abramson Cancer Center Finds That Less than 3 Percent of Breast Cancer Mutations are Clinically Actionable

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May 14, 2014

Study from Penn Medicine's Abramson Cancer Center Helps Dispel Commonly-Held Beliefs about Cancer Care and Patient Demands for Treatment

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May 14, 2014

Penn Researcher Studies Effects of Common Anti-depressant on Brain Peptide Thought to be Responsible for the Development of Alzheimer's

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May 14, 2014

Analysis from Nation's Only BRCA-Focused Research Center Helps Refine Non-Surgical Risk Reduction Options for Women at High Risk of Ovarian Cancers

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May 13, 2014

Method May Hold Potential for Rehabilitation after Injury or Addictive Behaviors

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May 13, 2014

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May 13, 2014

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May 9, 2014

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May 8, 2014

Findings inform relationship between cell stress response and aging

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May 7, 2014

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May 7, 2014

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May 3, 2014

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May 3, 2014

Penn Medicine: Psychiatric medications can lead to vision problems; vision loss can exacerbate psychiatric conditions

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May 2, 2014

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May 2, 2014

Penn Medicine Researchers Find Much Stronger Association Between Alcohol Use and Advanced Liver Fibrosis in Patients Compared to Uninfected

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April

April 28, 2014

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April 28, 2014

Studies Show Importance of Improved Patient Communication and Prenatal Testing

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April 28, 2014

Over 350 Cyclists Riding to Support 15 Rare Disease Teams

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April 28, 2014

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April 25, 2014

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April 25, 2014

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April 25, 2014

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April 25, 2014

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April 25, 2014

Promising New Approach Targets Cancer Protein to Slow Tumor Growth

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April 25, 2014

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April 24, 2014

Simple Animal Models Provide New Insight into Basic Brain Function

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April 24, 2014

Results of Randomized Phase III Clinical Trial Led to FDA Approval of Drug

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April 23, 2014

Findings of Penn Medicine Study May Expand Treatment Options for Pediatric Patients

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April 23, 2014

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April 22, 2014

"Big Data" Approach Quickens Search for Human Genes Related to Control of Daily Biological Rhythms

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April 22, 2014

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April 22, 2014

Findings Help Illustrate the Importance of Sleep for Recovery from Illness

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April 21, 2014

Radiation Oncologists at Penn's Abramson Cancer Center Say Model Will Preserve Access to Technology and Propel Research

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April 21, 2014

Penn Study Clarifies Action of Potential New Class of Pain Relievers that May Benefit, not Hurt, the Heart

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April 18, 2014

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April 17, 2014

Findings show first mechanistic link between sleep loss in early life and adult behavior in animal model

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April 16, 2014

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April 15, 2014

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April 15, 2014

Penn Medicine First to Investigate Shared Decision Making in Radiation Oncology

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April 10, 2014

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April 10, 2014

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April 8, 2014

CurePSP to Partner with Penn Medicine to Raise Additional Funds

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April 8, 2014

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April 8, 2014

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April 7, 2014

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April 7, 2014

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April 7, 2014

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April 3, 2014

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April 2, 2014

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April 1, 2014

Commonly Used Neurological Medication Proves Successful at Blocking Brain's Reward System Triggers

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April 1, 2014

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March

March 31, 2014

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March 31, 2014

Realizing the unique health needs of the LGBT Community

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March 31, 2014

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March 28, 2014

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March 25, 2014

Findings Reveal System of Centralized Transplantation Care May Place Lives at Risk

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March 25, 2014

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March 25, 2014

Professionalism Committee-based Approach is Key to Management of Disruptive and Inappropriate Behaviors

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March 20, 2014

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March 20, 2014

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March 20, 2014

Graduating Medical Students Discover Their Residency Placements During Emotion-filled Event

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March 20, 2014

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March 19, 2014

Penn Neurodegenerative Ethics Expert to Oversee Ethical Assessment within A4 Prevention Trial

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March 18, 2014

First Report in Preclinical Study Showing Extended Wakefulness Can Result in Neuronal Injury

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March 17, 2014

Patients with HIV and Hepatitis C Had 80 Percent Higher Rates of Serious Liver Disease than Hepatitis C Patients

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March 17, 2014

Large-Scale Sculpture Celebrates Hope for Patients and Families Carrying BRCA Mutations

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March 17, 2014

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March 13, 2014

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March 12, 2014

High Relapse Rate in Smokers May be Explained by Diminished Connectivity Among Key Brain Networks

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March 12, 2014

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March 11, 2014

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March 11, 2014

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March 10, 2014

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March 10, 2014

New Art Installation Illustrates DNA Repair and Celebrates Hope for BRCA Patients and Their Families

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March 10, 2014

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March 6, 2014

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March 6, 2014

Donation from Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance in Partnership with Hamilton and Finneran Families Launches Center to Improve Research & Care for Rare, Degenerative Disease

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March 5, 2014

Penn Researchers Used Zinc Finger Technology to Safely Build Up Army of Modified T Cells to Repel Virus

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March 4, 2014

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March 3, 2014

Findings Show Genetic Evidence Causally Linking BMI Increases to Higher Risk of Type 2 Diabetes and Blood Pressure

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February

February 28, 2014

Cardiovascular Screenings Wrap Up American Heart Month

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February 26, 2014

New Study Suggests Evidence-based Narratives Help Emergency Medicine Doctors Improve Recall of Opioid Prescribing Guidelines

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February 26, 2014

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February 24, 2014

Researchers Pinpoint New Molecular Mechanism in Autophagy, Spurs Clinical Trial

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February 21, 2014

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February 20, 2014

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February 20, 2014

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February 19, 2014

"Reverse Disparity" May Put Insured Patients at Risk of Receiving Suboptimal Care at Non-Trauma Centers

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February 19, 2014

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February 18, 2014

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February 17, 2014

Winning Entries to be Installed in Penn Presbyterian's New Pavilion for Advanced Care

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February 17, 2014

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February 14, 2014

Findings Have Important Implications for the Personalized Treatment of Alcohol Abuse

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February 14, 2014

Findings Reinforce the Need for HIV Testing in Mental Health Settings

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February 13, 2014

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February 13, 2014

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February 12, 2014

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February 11, 2014

Real-Time Software Has Potential to Improve Patient Outcomes and Slow Drug Resistance

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February 11, 2014

Findings May Guide the Search for Improved, Personalized Treatments for Heart Disease

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February 10, 2014

Peer Support Program Improves Access to Care and Quality of Communication while Reducing Repeat Hospitalizations

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February 7, 2014

Program for LGBT Health Focuses on Patient Care, Research, Education, Institutional Climate, and Community Outreach

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February 6, 2014

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February 6, 2014

Nationwide Defibrillator Design Challenge Kicks Off at Amtrak's Historic Philadelphia 30th Street Station with Inaugural Installation by Penn Designer

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February 5, 2014

Findings Could Influence Process for Allocation of Scarce Organ Resources

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February 5, 2014

Researchers Make First Link Between Menopause, Smoking, and Genetic Variations in White Women

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February 4, 2014

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February 3, 2014

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January

January 30, 2014

Results Contrast with Guidelines Recommending Hormone Therapy Should Not Exceed 5 Years

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January 30, 2014

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January 28, 2014

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January 28, 2014

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January 21, 2014

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January 21, 2014

Growth Chart for the Brain May Pave the Way for Preventive Early Interventions

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January 16, 2014

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January 16, 2014

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January 16, 2014

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January 16, 2014

Rates of death and stroke similarly low for three major systems

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January 14, 2014

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January 13, 2014

Innovative Awards to Fund Projects from Institutions Around the World Aimed at Advancing Care for Patients with BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutations

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January 13, 2014

Findings allow for better understanding of how tissue microenvironment affects gene expression in healthy and diseased cells

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January 13, 2014

Measuring Creatine Levels with MRI Has Benefits Over Contrast-Enhanced MRI and MRS

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January 10, 2014

Findings Hold Promise for Individualized Treatment Options for Insomnia

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January 9, 2014

Penn Medicine researchers find new role in stemming bleeding and preventing obstruction of blood flow, explaining need for speed in busting harmful clots

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January 9, 2014

Philadelphia Infestations Are Increasing, With Many Reports in South Philadelphia

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January 3, 2014

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January 2, 2014

Philadelphia "Scoop and Run" Penetrating Trauma Victims Studied over Five-Year Period

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