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Adult Health

Climbing death rates in young and middle-aged Americans tied to drug use, heart disease

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Health Insurance

Startling number of U.S. hospices have serious flaws in care, Inspector General finds

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Prevention

Man's death from caffeine supplement serves as reminder of the dangers

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Investigations

Fisherman finds part of leg with sneaker still on in Delaware River

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Adult Health

Heartburn medications can cause more harm than good, large study finds

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Adult Health

Adults who skip breakfast have increased risk of cardiovascular-related death, study finds

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Opioids

These are the people most frequently overdosing on fentanyl

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Navigating end-of-life care

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Opioids

Delaware mother raises awareness of opioid epidemic by releasing photo of her dead son

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Addiction

Americans more likely to die of overdose than car crash, new report finds

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Children's Health

First flu-related pediatric death of the season confirmed in New Jersey

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SEPTA

Man dies in SEPTA Transit Police custody

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Politics

Memorial services begin Monday for George H.W. Bush

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Adult Health

Drug overdoses and suicide driving decline in U.S. life expectancy

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Health News

Penn study finds that black patients are much more likely to die of sudden cardiac death

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Health News

'Broken heart syndrome' is a real thing — and it can quickly turn deadly, according to new study

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Investigations

Death of former Trump adviser’s father under investigation in Philadelphia

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Weather

Yep, that huge downed tree looks like it could fall on Kelly Drive any minute now

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Death

Bill Cosby's daughter, Ensa, dies at 44 years old

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Senior Health

The long goodbye: Coping with sadness and grief before a loved one dies

Lifestyle

Why do we mark graves with stone?

Books

'Holding space for death': an excerpt

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Death

#BeforeIDie 2017: A chance to talk about dying before it is too late

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Crime

Girl, 6, found in Wildwood motel pool, dies

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Laws

Loophole in Pennsylvania law means many don't have to report dead bodies

Medicine

Penn medical school alum confronts what 'no one wants to talk about' in new podcast

Death

So, you want to hire a death doula?

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Death

Here are the leading causes of death in Philadelphia

Sleep

Dreams and reality: What do nighttime visions reveal about our nature?

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Ask Hickey: Should I bother going to college or nah?

Lifestyle

Opting for a funeral at home: Challenging cultural norms

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Philadelphia Fire Department

Philadelphia firefighter dies on duty; investigation underway

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Women's Health

When the baby dies: Advice for birth doulas who companion the bereaved

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Opinion

Backyard-brawler Kimbo Slice dead at 42

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Lifestyle

Exorcism, being feminine, and the mystery of death

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Tributes

In his dying days, the face of Philly animal law enforcement talks legacy, faith

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Biology

This Philly biotech company wants to revive the dead

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Lifestyle

Infrequently Asked Questions: Where did funeral processions come from?

Brendan Creato Case

50 days later, investigation into Brendan Creato's death feeling more like a cold case

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Crime

Homeless man beaten outside Olney gas station in April dies

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Arrests

North Philly funeral director charged with abuse of corpse

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Death

Questions linger about Haddon Township boy's death – and investigation

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