To detect pneumonia in COVID-19 patients, these Temple doctors use ultrasound

A study found the devices performed better than X-rays, in some respects.

Monoclonal antibody drugs raise hopes for keeping high-risk COVID-19 patients out of the hospital. But it’s complicated.

There is a need for therapies for mild to moderate COVID-19. It's not clear how much monoclonal antibodies can fill the gap.

Monoclonal antibody drugs raise hopes for keeping high-risk COVID-19 patients out of the hospital. But it’s complicated.

There is a need for therapies for mild to moderate COVID-19. It's not clear how much monoclonal antibodies can fill the gap.

Zoom, masks lead to increase in demand for plastic surgery during pandemic

Botox and fillers were among the top five topics of conversation regarding non-surgical procedures on telemedicine calls during the early days of the pandemic.

Zoom, masks lead to increase in demand for plastic surgery during pandemic

Botox and fillers were among the top five topics of conversation regarding non-surgical procedures on telemedicine calls during the early days of the pandemic.

The only workout plan you need to torch those holiday calories

If you can turn those leftover-loving, cocktail-craving, exercise-evading tendencies around now and pursue healthier habits, you won’t need to make “getting in shape” your New Year’s resolution.

The only workout plan you need to torch those holiday calories

If you can turn those leftover-loving, cocktail-craving, exercise-evading tendencies around now and pursue healthier habits, you won’t need to make “getting in shape” your New Year’s resolution.
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CDC advisory committee discusses who should get first vaccine doses

Equity is a high priority. Minorities have been especially hard hit by the virus, but could also find it hard to access vaccines.

Dr. Fauci on the holidays, the Biden transition, and the next phase of the COVID-19 pandemic

What would Fauci do? Not go to a bar or restaurant. But he’s OK with the (occasional, and masked) haircut.

Philadelphians brace for a long coronavirus winter: ‘It’s a fog that surrounds us all’

It is clear to many Philadelphians that the spring peaks of the pandemic may have been bad, but what lies ahead seems surely worse.

Why fewer people are dying of COVID-19, even as cases surge

Deaths remain lower than in the spring, but physicians warn that trend may not last.

Philadelphians getting tested for COVID-19 before Thanksgiving encounter long lines, shortage of appointments

Around 5,000 to 6,000 COVID-19 tests are being conducted per day, according to Philadelphia’s Department of Public Health.

Coronavirus cases are rising among the most vulnerable again. Now what?

Nursing home cases are rising. One expert cited politics as a factor, but there are many reasons.

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COVID-19 shaming, like sex shaming, is bad for public health | Opinion

None of us should use language to suggest we’re invincible to infection.

New COVID-19 cases and related closures hit Philly area; Montco schools begin a two-week shutdown

“As we approach the holidays, protect yourself and your loved ones,” New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy tweeted Sunday.

For latest round of coronavirus restrictions, officials are counting on Philadelphians to do the right thing

Stay at home this Thanksgiving, and save lives: It’s the latest warning from public health officials. But largely, it’s up to individuals to see the restrictions through.

Opinion

The Medicare for All fight should continue in Pennsylvania | Opinion

Anyone who believes this sounds like a pipe dream, consider: Richard Nixon supported universal health care.

New Jersey’s COVID-19 case count sets a single-day record; Pa. deaths exceed 100 for 4th straight day

Pennsylvania on Saturday reported more than 100 deaths for a fourth consecutive day, while N.J. Gov. Phil Murphy said the state's increasing number of deaths and cases "speak for themselves."

Why COVID-19 vaccines seem to work better than expected

Pfizer and Moderna are seeking FDA approval for their vaccine candidates, though some questions remain.

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Nobel Prize in chemistry goes to two scientists for gene-editing tool

Nobel Prize for physics goes to three scientists for black hole research

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