Forty percent of Philadelphians witnessed violent incidents while they were growing up, according to a groundbreaking survey that attempts to figure out the impact of adverse childhood experiences on adult health.
Working to stay fit sucks up a lot of people’s time, often with little to show for it, but a fitness journalist says, too often, we’re listening to old news or bad science.
No one has ever found a Fountain of Youth, but today’s search focuses, not in Florida, but our genes.
Finding a cure for breast cancer is the ultimate goal of Sunday’s Race for the Cure.
Heart disease can be a silent killer. Often you don’t know you’re at risk until it is too late. Now there’s a new non-invasive heart attack predictor.
A coalition of hospitals, insurance companies, and health care groups is creating the HealthShare Exchange of Southeastern Pennsylvania.
It’s a fun, new way to bounce into summer, and shape up.
An estimated one in five children suffer from some mental health issue and KYW’s Pat Loeb reports city officials want parents to know help is available.
A new study says that after a health insurance company told obese people to start exercising or pay more, most got active.
An Elkins Park, Pa. woman who has been doing life coaching for top corporate and university clients is now opening up to everyone else, in two ways.
Dr. Keith Laskin, medical director for Main Line Health’s Celiac Center at Paoli Hospital, was among the main presenters during the event.
“The Philadelphia homeless population exceeds the nation in the prevalence of diabetes, heart disease, smoking, and depression,” a Project HOME official notes.
A new mobile produce van made its first stop on Wednesday, selling fruits and vegetables on the streets of Camden, NJ.
Drugmaker Merck & Co. says the Food and Drug Administration is reviewing its second application to sell a new type of allergy treatment meant to gradually reduce allergic reactions over time, rather than just relieving sneezing, itching and other symptoms temporarily.
The list, which highlights the 12 fruits and vegetables that are most contaminated by pesticides, included an additional “Plus” category for the second year in a row.