Penn Medicine

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

Generator

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

Nose Job

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

Dr Acker Talk Philly

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

(The Pennsylvania Convention Center.)

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

(Credit:  Cherri Gregg)

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

Knee

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

(Credit: Steve Tawa)

Senator Diane Allen Gives Keynote Speech At Penn Medicine About Her Battle With Cancer

New Jersey State Senator Diane Allen, the former longtime Philadelphia TV anchor, has fought back from an aggressive cancer, and wants to get the word out for others to do likewise.

04/10/2011

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Local Doctor Has No Problem With Pregant Women Wearing Spanx For Support

Penn Medicine OB/GYN Dr. DaCarla Albright says the Spanx might not necessarily be a bad thing.

01/23/2011

Worker Escapes Serious Injury in West Phila. Mishap

An electrician who was working inside a Penn Medicine campus building under construction in West Philadelphia fell between floors and had to be rescued by firefighters early this afternoon.

09/07/2010

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