Domestic violence incidents rose in the United States by about 8.1% after the imposition of pandemic-related lockdowns, according to an analysis by the National Commission on Covid-19 and Criminal Justice.
Talking to someone on the phone for 10 minutes multiple times a week -- if you're in control of the conversation -- can decrease loneliness, a new study revealed.
Throughout Olivia Thompson's 12-hour shift as a cardiac and Covid-19 nurse in Chandler, Arizona, she closely monitors the oxygen levels of several patients at a time and works with other medical specialists to heal them.
The U.S. stood Sunday at the brink of a once-unthinkable tally: 500,000 people lost to the coronavirus.
A local cardiologist is receiving a top honor for her efforts to address racial disparities in heart disease.
Philadelphia’s Germantown section will be home to The SPOT Period – billed as the nation’s first menstrual hub.
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation or CPR is an emergency lifesaving procedure performed when the heart stops beating. Immediate CPR can double or triple chances of survival after cardiac arrest. CPR helps maintain a vital flow of blood to the brain and heart.
Allergies aren't just a sneezy seasonal annoyance.
WASHINGTON — HealthCare.gov's market for subsidized health plans reopens Monday for a special three-month sign-up window as the Democratic-led Congress pushes a boost in financial help that could cut premiums by double digits.
It's another home run for coffee consumption -- as long as it's black and caffeinated, that is.
Over one-third of young adults misuse their psychoactive prescription drugs, a new study has revealed.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused grief and mourning for a lot of people. I have had a number friends die from this pandemic. I couldn’t attend a lot of their memorial services. At age 70 I have a lot of friends that I will miss. When someone you love dies, it’s natural to feel pain from your…
People have been living in a storm of stress during the ongoing pandemic and political turmoil, which has had a negative impact on our well-being.
Four leading baby food manufacturers knowingly sold baby food that contained high levels of toxic heavy metals, according to internal company documents included in a congressional investigation released Thursday.
Health officials in Philadelphia say the acting deputy health commissioner resigned after allegations that she inappropriately gave out information to potential vendors about the city's efforts to arrange COVID-19 vaccine distribution.
Dr. Ala Stanford is issuing a call to members of Black fraternities and sororities in Philadelphia.
Yeadon is now home to the long-awaited Delaware County Wellness Center.
After my sister gave me a weighted blanket for Christmas, it became the gift that I didn't know I needed. It's one of the best things ever to happen to me.
When COVID-19 first swarmed the United States, one health insurer called some customers with a question: Do you have enough to eat?
The negative effects of excess body fat on heart health can’t be canceled out by maintaining an active lifestyle, according to new research.