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8 Dangerous Myths About Coronavirus Debunked

No, a saltwater gargle won't kill the virus. Local health experts help us determine what's true and what's false about COVID-19.


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Here’s How Long Until a COVID-19 Vaccine Is Ready

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Inside a Philly Firm’s Quest to Develop a Coronavirus Vaccine

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NextUp: This Company Is Using Gene Therapy to Target Rare Eye Diseases

Ocugen has developed a new platform that could help bring greater attention to underserved areas of ophthalmology.

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Inside a Philly Firm’s Quest to Develop a Coronavirus Vaccine

With a $9 million grant, Inovio Pharmaceuticals is testing a unique immunotherapy approach to defeat the outbreak.

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NextUp: The Health Tech Company Eliminating Hospital Discharge Delays

Repisodic has developed a technology solution to help patients and their families make smarter, faster decisions about post-acute care.

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Biotech Tour: Inside the Newly Rehabbed Spring House Innovation Park

With a $100 million investment, MRA Group hopes to turn the suburban research campus into an energy-efficient innovation hub.

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NextUp: Galera Is Reducing the Negative Side Effects of Radiation Therapy

The local company is developing solutions that can improve treatment and outcomes for cancer patients.

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The Emergency Room Is the New Place to Register to Vote

Einstein Medical Center is one of the first hospitals in the nation to allow visitors to register to vote with kiosks on site.



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5 Predictions for Philadelphia’s Cell and Gene Therapy Sector in 2020

Independence Health Group CEO and Chamber of Commerce chairman Dan Hilferty shares his forecast for the growth of the region’s bustling health care ecosystem.

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Tridiuum’s Digital Health Platform Is Strengthening Patient-Provider Connections

The company wants to eradicate suicide by creating technologies that improve the bond between mental health patients and their providers.

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Philly-Area Mom Gives Birth After Receiving Uterus From Deceased Donor

It is the first baby born as part of Penn Medicine’s ongoing trial to help women give birth following uterus transplantation.

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Genomind’s Genetic Test for Mental Health Is Now at Acme Pharmacies

Patients can access the testing service to determine how they might respond to various psychiatric drugs.

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NextUp: The Penn Spinout Inventing the Next Generation of Surgical Tools

Verix Health is developing a suite of steerable surgical needles to enable minimally invasive treatment of hard-to-reach cancer tumors.


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NextUp: 5 Philly Biotech and Pharma Companies to Watch in 2020

From pivotal clinical trials to major partnerships, these five Philly companies made the most of 2019. Here’s what they’ve got planned for 2020.

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The Top 5 Healthcare Stories of 2019

In its inaugural year, NextHealth PHL covered the latest and best innovations in Philly’s biotech and life sciences scene.

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This New IVF Treatment Is a Cheaper Option for Infertility Patients

INVOcell, an FDA-approved fertility treatment now offered at Main Line Fertility, costs roughly 40 percent less than traditional In Vitro Fertilization.

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NextUp: The Startup Making Specialized Footwear for Nurses

Clove worked with top medical experts to design a sneaker that meets the unique needs of nurses and other healthcare professionals.

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