• October 8, 2015 |  NJ Spotlight

    Effort to reduce NJ’s high C-Section rate could be aided by new report

    When doctors or hospitals recommend cesarean sections because they’re convenient and easy to schedule, they may be acting more in their own interests ...
  • October 8, 2015

    Study: Wide price variation in women's health services in Philly metro area

    The price of a mammogram in Philadelphia metro area can vary anywhere from about $100 to $700, according to a new report from the private company, Cas...
  • October 8, 2015 |  The Pulse

    Why some women don't like the term breast cancer 'survivor'

    As the world around us turns pink in October, thousands of people will take to the streets to raise money, to urge women to get mammograms and to cele...
  • October 8, 2015 |  The Pulse

    Dismantling the stigma behind black mental health

    According to the federal government's Office of Minority Health, African-Americans are 20% more likely to experience serious mental health proble...
  • October 8, 2015 |  The Pulse

    Black Men Run, too; chasing good health despite stereotype

    How a running club aims to improve health and participation in a traditionally white sport.
  • October 8, 2015

    Nutter administration wants to end tobacco sales in Philly pharmacies, supermarkets

    A new bill in Philadelphia City Council calls for stubbing out cigarette sales in a wide range of stores.
  • October 8, 2015 |  The Pulse

    How to spot a cougar at the bar: the vaccine that left a scar

    If you were a doctor practicing in the mid-19th Century, the look of this vaccine scar could tell you a lot.
  • October 8, 2015

    Spark Therapeutics declares phase 3 gene therapy trial successful

    A homegrown start-up is on track to make the first approved gene therapy in the U.S. Spark Therapeutics, a spin-off company of the Children's Hos...
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