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Life & Style

Meet the Lancaster Clothier Turning Vintage Quilts Into Wearable Art

What I make: “We transform vintage textiles into wearable art — one-of-a-kind jackets, denim, scrunchies, collars and now masks.” How I got started: “I started […]

evelyn gonzalez fox chase cancer disparities
NextHealth PHL

How Fox Chase’s Evelyn González Is Fighting Cancer Care Disparities in Philly

In a recently published paper about improving cancer care on a national level, experts zeroed in on the “inequities in healthcare that exist across the […]

aro biotherapeutics
NextHealth PHL

NextUp: The UCity Biotech Company Using Tissue-Targeting Technology to Deliver Genetic Medicine

“NextUp” is a weekly NextHealth PHL feature that highlights the local leaders, organizations and research shaping the Greater Philadelphia region’s life sciences ecosystem. Email [email protected] […]

death penalty marc bookman
City Life

Meet the Philly Lawyer on a Mission to End the Death Penalty

Marc Bookman, who grew up in Lower Merion, has dedicated his career to fighting the death penalty, first in the Defenders Association of Philadelphia and […]

angela duckworth
City Life

Angela Duckworth, the Author of Grit, on Teaching Resilience Amid a Pandemic

Rittenhouse Square resident and soon-to-be empty nester Angela Duckworth has made a career of helping others uncover their inner fortitude. The Cherry Hill native talks […]

cbd analog drug
NextHealth PHL

Philly Pharmacologists Are Developing a Promising Pain-Relieving CBD Analog Drug

It’s no secret that America — and Philadelphia — is currently in the midst of an opioid epidemic. When a patient is prescribed the pain-relieving […]

windmil therapeutics
NextHealth PHL

NextUp: The Philly Biotech Company Advancing Cancer Cell Therapy Through Bone Marrow

“NextUp” is a weekly NextHealth PHL feature that highlights the local leaders, organizations and research shaping the Greater Philadelphia region’s life sciences ecosystem. Email [email protected] […]

kids covid vaccines
NextHealth PHL

Everything You Need to Know About the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine and Kids, According to an Epidemiologist

As early as this week, the FDA is expected to authorize Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for emergency-use authorization in adolescents ages 12 to 15, and on […]

malcolm burnley, co-host of NPR's new AI Nation podcast, which is a podcast about artificial intelligence
City Life

This Philly Journalist’s Podcast About Artificial Intelligence Will Scare the Hell Out of You

There are lots of (read: way too many) podcasts in this world. But one that has really caught our attention of late is the new […]

grant blvd Kimberly McGlonn
Life & Style

Beyoncé BeyGood Grant Recipient Kimberly McGlonn on Her Favorite Philly Places and Things

English teacher turned Jenkintown borough Councilwoman Kimberly McGlonn advocates for sustainability and decarceration through her West Philly-based upcycled clothing brand Grant Blvd. Here’s what the […]

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NextHealth PHL

Rutgers Engineers Are Developing a Breathalyzer Test for COVID-19

As vaccines continue to be administered and restrictions ease across the country, researchers are not resting when it comes to developing novel technologies for our […]

City Life

Author R. Eric Thomas on How Living in Philly Was “Life-Giving, Vibrant and Weird”

The “R” stands for … Robert. I used to tell people it stood for Romeo, which was a deranged choice. When I shortened Robert to […]

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NextHealth PHL

New Study Examines How Halting Evictions Helped Reduce the Spread of COVID-19 in Philly

It goes without saying that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on unemployment across the United States. According to a report by the […]

buddha babe
Life & Style

Meet Buddha Babe, Mount Airy’s New Boutique for Gorgeous Handmade Baby Goods

Tina Dixon Spence speaks on her children’s line, Buddha Babe, and opening a storefront in the middle of the pandemic. What I make: “Bibs, blankets […]

City Life

Beethoven in Beijing Directors on the Legacy of the Philadelphia Orchestra’s 1973 Tour of China

On April 16th, the award-winning documentary Beethoven in Beijing will debut on PBS. The film, directed by Jennifer Lin, a former China correspondent for the […]