Helping Black families to grow and thrive

To reverse the nationwide trend of serious harm and death before, during, and after childbirth for Black and other parents from marginalized groups, Penn Medicine is taking bold action to improve maternal health and eliminate racial disparities.

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Secondary cancers following CAR T cell therapy are rare

A new Penn Medicine analysis shows that the development of any type of second cancer is a rare occurrence, and some of the earliest patients have gone on to experience long-lasting remissions of a decade or more.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Penn Medicine had steady financial results in first half of fiscal 2024

Penn Medicine reported a small increase in profitability in the six months ending Dec. 31, with remarks from Keith Kasper.


Yahoo! Finance

Most Americans flunk when it comes to retirement literacy, study finds

Rachel M. Werner of the Leonard Davis Institute, Wharton School, and Perelman School of Medicine says that the U.S. lacks any sort of comprehensive approach to funding for long-term care.



Why do I pee so much at night? What nocturia means about your health

Jennifer Lloyd-Harris of the Perelman School of Medicine says that nocturia, or nighttime urination, is one of the most common things that brings men and women to the urologist.


Fox 29 (Philadelphia)

Potential mpox exposure at school in Port Richmond causes parents to worry: What to know about the virus

Michael Cirigliano of the Perelman School of Medicine says that monkeypox spreads mostly through skin-to-skin contact, though the risk of exposure in normal settings is low.


Philadelphia Business Journal

Philadelphia Union has a new sponsorship deal with local health system

Penn Medicine has entered into a multiyear partnership with the Philadelphia Union soccer team, featuring remarks from CEO Kevin B. Mahoney.


USA Today

Can kidney dialysis be done at home? We can make treatment more accessible, so why aren't we?

In a co-authored Op-Ed, Yuvaram Reddy of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Leonard Davis Institute identifies medical efforts to improve access to home kidney dialysis, such as Joel Glickman’s Home Dialysis University.