Public Health

Opinion

Who's avoiding sex, and why

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Cities

Pew: Philadelphia has highest rate of disability among large U.S. cities

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Opinion

To improve digital well-being, put your phone down and talk to people

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Health News

How the EPA and the Pentagon downplayed a growing toxic threat

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Public Safety

Dangerous Portuguese-men-of-war washing up on Jersey beaches

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Health News

Under pressure, California lawmakers ban soda taxes for 12 years

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Schools

Wolf, Philly officials pledge $15.6 million to remove lead, mold, asbestos at schools

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Public Health

Turkey Hill testing bathroom blue lights to deter heroin use at Pennsylvania stores

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Public Health

Camden County to spray for mosquitoes in eight towns this week

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Odd News

Those small, venomous clinging jellyfish have returned to the New Jersey coast

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Recreation

Philly has announced the 2018 public pool opening dates

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Public Parks

A farm just opened in front of City Hall for the summer

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Health News

These Jersey Shore beaches tested too high for feces-related bacteria

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Health Stories

Bubble pop? Brownie batter? Vapes’ added flavors fuel e-cig debate

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Mental Health

If a parent doesn't get treatment for depressed child, is that abuse?

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Health News

Juul: Why a trendy e-cig is causing a social – and public health – commotion

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Public Health

City reveals outcome of pilot program at Kensington heroin encampments

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Addiction

Pennsylvania first state to OK medical marijuana to treat patients addicted to opioids

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Health News

CDC: E. coli outbreak from romaine lettuce continues to spread

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Women's Health

Pennsylvania establishes review committee on rising maternal mortality rate

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Public Health

Philadelphia hit by 34 percent annual increase in opioid overdose deaths

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Public Health

In a Puerto Rican mountain town, hope ebbs and health suffers

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Study

Drexel study shows at least one benefit of the Philadelphia soda tax

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Legislation

New Jersey lawmaker seeks ban on tackle football for kids under 12

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Hospitals

‘Nightmare bacteria’ stalk U.S. hospitals

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Public Health

We tested City Hall for lead exposure – and this is what we found

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Safe Injection Sites

State rep: proposed safe injection sites in Philly are 'dangerous'

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E-cigarettes

The Juul’s so cool, kids smoke it in school

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Public Health

Are there risks from secondhand marijuana smoke? Early science says yes

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Public Health

Best to skip the Afrin and other nasal sprays when you get a cold

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Public Health

Here's why your nose looks big in those selfies

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Reports

Study: Cleaning up vacant lots can improve a neighborhood’s health

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Addiction

What’s next for ‘safe injection’ sites in Philadelphia?

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Public Health

Penn study: Improvements in U.S. mortality rate offset by obesity

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Politics

Pa. GOP hopeful claims Wolf's opioid disaster declaration infringes on gun rights

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Addiction

Kensington is worst nightmare for family of runaway daughter

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Public Health

Pennsylvania declares disaster emergency for heroin, opioid epidemic

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Addiction

Inside a private eye's search for a teen heroin addict in Kensington

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City Services

Philly creates overdose response unit to address addiction crisis in Kensington

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Public Health

Pennsylvania Sheetz store installs blue lights in bathroom to ward off drug use

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Public Health

In Philly, he wages war on a never-ending tide of rats

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Public Health

Philly's lingering summer weather could mean higher crime rates, research suggests

Wellness

Why isn't hand sanitizer more widely used?

Odd News

'Welcome our new insect overlords': Flying ants spotted in swarms across Philadelphia

Public Health

Tainted water has cost South Jersey town at least $5.5M over two years

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Public Health

Longport residents: Rabbit poop is dangerous and making our lives miserable

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