Health Care

One small part of a human antibody has the potential to work as a...

Antibodies are great for neutralizing viruses. But they are big and bulky. Antibody engineers are now creating smaller synthetic antibody-like molecules that may be better for fighting COVID-19.

Older people like President Trump are at more risk from COVID-19 because of how...

People of all ages can get sick from SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. But the severity of the illness tends to worsen the older the patient is.

If Obamacare goes away, here are eight ways your life will be affected |...

If the Supreme Court strikes down the ACA, it seems unlikely to me that a meaningful replacement will be put in place.

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. Here’s how to Be SMART about saving lives...

Approximately 4.6 million children in the U.S. live in a household with at least one gun that is stored both loaded and unlocked. And the consequences can be fatal for young people.

With overdoses on the rise during the pandemic, Pa. law is moving in the...

COVID-19 is exacerbating the opioid epidemic. Arrest is not the answer. Prosecution is not the answer. We need to do better.

Inmates sue Allegheny County Jail, alleging inadequate mental health care and ‘dehumanizing’ conditions

The lawsuit contends that jail staff have used tasers, pepper spray, and restraint chains for inmates requesting mental health care.

A Texas judge ruled this doctor was not an expert. A Pennsylvania Republican invited...

A physician testifying before a House panel Monday as part of a “fact-finding mission” on gender-affirming care was disqualified by a judge earlier this year as an expert on trans health care. 

9/11 Anniversary: Two decades later, how the pain of the attacks stays with a...

Even indirect exposure to the terrorist attacks of September 11 has left profound and deep impact on those too young to remember a world before that.

No match for COVID-19, Temple Univ. students get ready for life online

As of Sept. 8, Temple had 283 active cases among students and employees, according to the student newspaper, The Temple News. 

Pa. needs to treat childhood cancers like the public health crisis that they are...

I'm a cancer-parent. My child is a cancer-survivor. I want more stories like mine to be the norm, and so should you.