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'Unhoused' exhibit at Mütter Museum explores homelessness as public health issue

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Politics

Neil Makhija's election Montgomery County Commissioners marks a pair of historic firsts

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All Pa. Medicaid recipients are due for renewal, but applications have been sparse

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Adult Health

Loneliness epidemic affects half of American adults, but there are many ways to get connected

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Addiction

Pennsylvania to make animal sedative xylazine a schedule III drug

Addiction

White House gives xylazine unprecedented 'emerging threat' designation

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Health News

Who sees what you flush? Wastewater surveillance for public health is on the rise, but many adults are still unaware

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Adult Health

The term 'men who have sex with men' focuses on behavior instead of identity – but some don't think it helps

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U.S. declares public health emergency over monkeypox as virus spreads

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Illness

COVID-19 cases are spiking, but Philly isn't reinstating a mask mandate

Government

Philly ends COVID-19 mask mandate for most indoor spaces

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Health News

Penn Medicine, Wharton School initiative seeks to improve health of lower-income Philly residents

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Government

MOVE victims' remains returned to Africa family, city begins investigation

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Prevention

Drinking coffee reduces risk of liver disease and cancer, study shows

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Opinion

Seat belts and smoking rates show people eventually adopt healthy behaviors

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Health News

Drexel University to launch Center on Racism and Health

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Prevention

New CDC coronavirus testing guidelines draw sharp criticism from health experts

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Illness

Philly suburbs poised to enter COVID-19 green phase on June 26

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Illness

Philly enters COVID-19 yellow phase on Friday, outdoor dining allowed June 12

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Government

Mayor Kenney presses D.A. Krasner to 'vigorously' prosecute Philly's gun cases during coronavirus pandemic

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Government

Philly health commissioner urges 14-day quarantine for recent travelers to New York City

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Health News

What are Philly's essential and non-essential businesses during coronavirus restrictions?

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Coronavirus

Charles Barkley's 180° on coronavirus pandemic mirrors stubborn shift in public perception

Legislation

Philly seeks refining ban on toxic chemical released in PES explosion

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Illness

Shuttered Philly refinery measured worst in U.S. for cancer-causing benzene, report says

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Health News

Since the Industrial Revolution, 'normal' body temperature has changed

Addiction

Pennsylvania health officials report three-day spike in Dauphin County overdoses

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Adult Health

Philly health department reports annual decrease in HIV diagnoses

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Public Health

Benjamin Franklin High School, Science Leadership Academy closed after asbestos detected in building

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Health News

Tobacco sales to minors in Philly skyrocketed in 2018, health department says

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Illness

Hepatitis A races across the country

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Wellness

CNET report details guest's bed bug problem at Philly Airbnb

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Police

Pennsylvania woman caught urinating on produce in Walmart

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Public Health

Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery fire 'may have' released hydrofluoric acid, per report

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Health News

Philadelphia declares public health emergency over Hepatitis A outbreak

Restaurants

Philly health department: Video of mice at South Philly restaurant is 'completely unverifiable'

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Illness

West Nile virus shows up in Allentown

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Wellness

Hubble's $1 contact lenses result in consumer health complaints

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Children's Health

Philly rolls out 'I Call the Snacks' campaign targeting sugary foods

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Prevention

Screening, early detection driving decline in Delaware cancer deaths

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Latest water tests at Wildwood beaches find fecal bacterial levels back within safe range for swimmers

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