Health + Science

Canadian Viagra helps only if the reduction of potency is associated with psychological problems. But if the cause is hidden in physiological disorders, the drug will not be able to eliminate the disease. 
  • October 27, 2016

    Council agrees to public hearing on Wordsworth student's death

    Two weeks after a teenager died in a scuffle with staff at Wordsworth Academy in West Philadelphia, City Council unanimously agreed Thursday to hold a...
  • October 27, 2016

    At Philly convention, Society of Women Engineers hopes to inspire girls with career options

    The Society of Women Engineers Convention is in Philadelphia this week. The annual conference is one of the largest of its kind for women in this broa...
  • October 27, 2016 |  Speak Easy

    Direct-to-consumer drug advertising on TV: a growth industry

    The pharmaceutical industry spends more than $2 billion a year advertising direct-to-consumer drugs on TV, an increase of 30 percent over the past two...
  • October 26, 2016

    N.J. bucks trend of rising rates for Obamacare

    The price of individual health insurance under the Affordable Care act is going up an average of 22 percent nationwide for 2017. Government analysts h...
  • October 26, 2016

    New rehab facility in Montco specifically designed to help young men

    With Pennsylvania now leading the nation in drug overdoses among men 18 to 26, Montgomery County officials approached Eagleville Hospital about creati...
  • October 25, 2016

    Pennsylvania works on rules under new medical marijuana law

    Pennsylvania officials are making progress on rules to govern the state's new medical marijuana program, including how dispensaries will operate ...
  • October 24, 2016

    Shortly after overhaul, malfunction leaves Princeton fusion reactor down for a year

    An experimental fusion reactor in Princeton is down for a year after malfunctioning even though it returned to operation last year following a major o...
  • October 24, 2016

    Age-old therapy new again as medicinal leeches are back in demand

    If you want to portray the primitive nature of medical science from a few centuries ago, you'd have awful things in your toolkit — a saw, perhaps...
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