October 8, 2018
Recognizing the challenges posed by their unique role in society, a number of local addiction treatment centers have launched specialized programs for first responders. They are uniquely vulnerable to various addictions – including, increasingly, opioids – say experts.
May 17, 2018
The goal of the new website is to reduce the number of dogs left at shelters where they are frequently euthanized – because owners could not manage their aggressive or destructive behavior.
April 17, 2018
Spinal Cord Injuries
For the spinal cord injury patients in the room, the stories behind their paralysis underscore the fragility of life and their resilience and determination to win back their mobility.
February 14, 2018
Megan Shoemaker offers some practical ring-buying advice to other engaged couples
December 20, 2017
In the deep grave, the scientists from Penn Museum found remains, including a skull. Now they had to attempt to conclusively identify them as H.H. Holmes.
December 19, 2017
The two scientists at the University of Pennsylvania's Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology spearheading the exhumation of the notorious 19th century con man and serial killer H.H. Holmes this spring in Delaware County, had one chief concern. That no died in the process.
November 29, 2017
As the number of shootings has risen, interest in classes on how to survive an active shooter has spiked, according to Philadelphia-area self-defense companies and security experts.
November 10, 2017
The congregation's agreement with the convenience store operator is intended to shore up the church's financial situation as it seeks to keep up maintenance on its huge property. But the move is being challenged by residents on several fronts.
October 16, 2017
Philadelphia, like most major cities, especially those on the East Coast, has a rat problem that’s not going away. But is it worse here than New York City?
June 29, 2017
What should you do to keep your job when the boss asks for something outside the legal or ethical norm?