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Penn Medicine

Students participate in a virtual surgery exercise.  Students at controls are heckled by fellow classmates for added pressure and fun. (credit: John McDevitt/KYW)

Students From Around The World Attend Medical School Camp At Penn

This is the third of a four week program where 55 high school students a curiosity in biology and medicine participated in the camp at Penn’s Simulation Center at the Rittenhouse location.

07/24/2013

(Independence Blue Cross and Penn Medicine are doing research with a medicine bottle that beeps when a dosage is due.  Photo provided)

Two Philadelphia Health Juggernauts Announce Research Partnership

Penn Medicine and Independence Blue Cross have announced a new cooperative agreement, allowing the two Philadelphia health care operatives to work together on health research issues.

06/28/2013

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Health: Promising Drugs For Breast Cancer Disease Being Tested In Philadelphia

Finding a cure for breast cancer is the ultimate goal of Sunday’s Race for the Cure.

05/11/2013

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EXCLUSIVE: Philadelphia Doctor Resigns After Investigation Finds Stents In Patients That Didn’t Need Them

Penn Medicine tells CBS3 it’s notifying some patients they have received cardiac stents they didn’t need.

04/03/2013

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Penn Orthopaedics

Learn more about Penn Orthopaedics.

03/28/2013

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Health: New Jersey Man Tells Story Of Late Wife’s Battle With Skin Cancer

Melanoma is the fastest growing cancer in America that’s attacking a growing number of young men and women. Now, a New Jersey man has made it his mission to save lives.

02/25/2013

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February Heart Health Month

Learn more about February Heart Health Month at Penn Medicine.

02/20/2013

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Local Consortium Creates Health Business Startup Accelerator

A Philadelphia-based insurance company and two other local organizations want to help potential health care companies make it in Philadelphia.

12/11/2012

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Associate Professor Dr. Fran Barg. (Credit: University of Pennsylvania)

Penn Medicine Receives Grant For Asbestos Study In Ambler

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Associate Professor Dr. Fran Barg says Ambler has been profoundly affected by mesothelioma.

11/23/2012

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Carbon Monoxide To Blame For Grandfather’s Death, Hospitalization Of 2 Other Family Members

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, there’s been another deadly case of carbon monoxide poisoning from a portable generator. A little girl is hospitalized, her grandfather is dead, two others in the family barely survived.

11/02/2012

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Health: Popular Cosmetic Surgery Is Getting An Overhaul

New, better nose jobs that are more natural looking. Now new research, from Philadelphia, shows fewer breathing problems. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl is here with the results.

03/09/2012

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Dr. Acker For Heart Month

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. Dr. Michael Acker, Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery at Penn Medicine, stopped by Talk Philly to discuss heart health during Heart Month.

02/29/2012

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Philadelphia Antiques Show Reveals Plan To Move To Pa. Convention Center

It’s one of the longest running shows of its kind and a major fundraiser for Penn Medicine, to benefit patient care.

12/12/2011

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Penn Medicine Hosts Conference Highlighting Female Heart Recipients

Heart transplants take a tremendous toll on the body, but especially on a woman’s body. Experts at Penn Medicine held a special conference Friday for female heart transplant patients and their caregivers.

10/21/2011

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Health Watch: Knee Potion

An oil change for your knees. It’s a treatment for osteoarthritis that’s catching on in a big way. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl says it comes from a surprising place.

05/06/2011

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