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covid-19 breathalyzer
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 […]

covid-19 evictions
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 […]

vaccine clinic
NextHealth PHL

How a Pop-Up Clinic Is Working to Close Philly’s Vaccine Equity Gap

Nearly four months since the first COVID-19 vaccine was administered in Philadelphia, health commissioner Thomas Farley announced on Tuesday that the city administered its one […]

mare of easttown
City Life

Mare of Easttown Screenwriter and Chester County Native Brad Ingelsby on Writing for Kate Winslet

Buzz is building for Mare of Easttown, a locally shot crime drama starring Kate Winslet. It’s the latest big project from screenwriter, executive producer and […]

philadelphia hotel designers
Life & Style

3 Philly Hotel Designers on Their Favorite Interior Design Trends 

Philly doesn’t just have great hotels; it has great hotel designers. Get to know three of the most in-demand. Katie Pass Hospitality design director, Daroff […]

jazmine sullivan
City Life

Jazmine Sullivan on Going Vegan, Her Biggest Musical Influences, and Her New Album, Heaux Tales

The spelling of my first name … came from my mother’s love of jazz. I grew up in … Strawberry Mansion. Went to CAPA. Didn’t […]

biolattice artificial cornea
NextHealth PHL

NextUp: The Philly Startup Developing an Artificial Tissue Substitute for Cornea Transplants

“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] […]

rutgers covid-19 variants rapid test
NextHealth PHL

Rutgers Scientists Have Developed a Rapid Test That Detects COVID-19 Variants

Since late last year, new variants of SARS-CoV-2 have been identified circulating across the globe. While variants are expected when it comes to coronaviruses, these […]

Heart arrhythmia
NextHealth PHL

In New Study, Penn Researchers Find Racial and Socioeconomic Disparities in Heart Arrhythmia Care

When it comes to overall health and wellness, taking care of one’s heart is critical, as heart disease remains the leading cause of death in […]

jim curtin
City Life

Philadelphia Union Head Coach Jim Curtin on His Unused Peloton and What He Thinks of IPA Drinkers

I was born at … Holy Redeemer, in 1979. Grew up in Oreland, which is basically just down the road from Glenside. I’ve lived in […]

infant mortality
NextHealth PHL

Meet Montco Mamas, a New Initiative Fighting the Racial Disparities in Infant Mortality

Though U.S. infant mortality rates have been dropping nationally over the past 10 years — and even reached a historic all-time low in 2018 — […]

sonia sanchez
City Life

Sonia Sanchez Still Has Work to Do

From a childhood spent in Jim Crow Birmingham to a rise as an activist in Malcolm X’s Harlem to a long legacy in the Black […]