Health & Fitness

HPV vaccine reduces risk of head and neck cancers in men, study shows

Philly Voice (Health) 5/28 6:13A Michael Tanenbaum
Head and neck cancers are significantly less likely among men and boys who have received the HPV vaccine, according to a new study out of Thomas Jefferson University. The risks of the sexually transmitted infection are more widely known to cause...

Philadelphia's Evolution as a Healthcare Powerhouse

PhillyBite Healthy 5/28 3:38A (Philly
Philadelphia, PA - Nestled along the eastern seaboard of the United States, Philadelphia has quietly but steadily evolved into a healthcare powerhouse. The city has cemented its status as a global...

New measles case reported in Philadelphia region

Philly Voice (Health) 5/20 11:11A Kristin Hunt
A new measles case has been reported in the Philadelphia region. Health officials warn that anyone who visited a CVS on Bustleton Avenue in Northeast Philly or the Holy Redeemer Hospital in Montgomery County during certain times may have been...

Toy painting rollers recalled due to high lead levels

Philly Voice (Health) 5/10 4:47A Courtenay Harris Bond
Dixon Ticonderoga has recalled its street foam pattern rollers because the toys' handles exceed federal limits on lead. Pennsylvania health officials advise parents to remove the painting rollers from children and contact their children's health...
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