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How Can the City Protect Residents From Extreme Heat Amid COVID? Philly Health Experts Have Ideas

As Philadelphia enters weeks of 90-degree days, the city is faced with two crises at once: heat exposure and the coronavirus.


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Inovio Embroiled in Lawsuits Around Its Potential COVID-19 Vaccine

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Philly Nonprofit Offers Free Self-Test Kits to Encourage HIV Testing at Home

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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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Why Olive Oil Should Be Part of Your New Year’s Resolution

Temple researchers say adding two spoons of extra virgin olive oil to your diet could help stave off Alzheimer’s and other cognitive disorders.

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This Villanova Researcher Is Using Earthworms to Create a Human Blood Substitute

Associate professor Jacob Elmer says the critters may hold the secret to a viable and sustainable replacement for human blood donations.

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NextUp: The Startup Improving Incontinence Care

DriQ Health has invented a smart adult brief that uses Internet-of-Things technology to help prevent accidents in senior living facilities.

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