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City Life

A Look Inside CHOP’s New King of Prussia Hospital

Good news, parents in the northern and western suburbs of Philadelphia: If your child has a medical emergency, you won’t have to drive all the […]

City Life

Expect a Rise in COVID Cases for the Next Month, CHOP Says

The Policy Lab at CHOP has been a leading voice when it comes to trying to model the course of the pandemic. It’s the kind […]

City Life

Vaccinations Are Increasing, But Philly’s COVID-19 Cases Have Stopped Declining. What Gives?

As the pandemic has ebbed and flowed, we’ve checked in on occasion with the researchers from the CHOP Policy Lab, who have been tracking the […]

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NextHealth PHL

Newborn Babies Can Receive COVID-19 Antibodies From Mothers While in Utero, According to New Penn Study

Since the start of the pandemic, very little research on COVID-19 has accounted for pregnant individuals. As of last June, less than two percent of […]

City Life

Has Philly Turned a COVID Corner? This Pandemic Modeling Expert Is Optimistic

David Rubin of the CHOP Policy Lab, along with a team of 15 researchers, has been modeling the course of the pandemic nationwide for months. […]

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NextHealth PHL

Vaccine Expert Paul Offit Answers Our Burning COVID-19 Vaccine Questions

Paul Offit has made a career out of understanding vaccines. He’s the director of the Vaccine Education Center at CHOP. He’s a professor of vaccinology […]

Be Well Philly

Local Mom Breaks Burpee World Record While Raising Money for CHOP

Gena Laielli, 37-year-old mom of two, and co-owner of Genfitness in Somers Point, New Jersey, broke the women’s burpee world record this week. She completed […]

NextHealth PHL

NextUp: The Philly Company Improving Indoor Air Quality

“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 qmuse@phillymag.com […]

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Be Well Philly

A Congenital Heart Defect Couldn’t Stop This Philly Spin Instructor From Pedaling

More than 20 years have passed since Hope Nagy took her first spin class at her local gym. At the time, Nagy was trying to […]

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City Life

Philly Doc Wins Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit Against CHOP

Back in April, we told you about former Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) doctor Kaede Ota, who filed a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit against CHOP. Well, […]

Be Well Philly

Instructors from SoulCycle, Flywheel, and More Are Joining Forces for a Huge Spin-athon

As much as we might like to talk up the rivalries between studios like SoulCycle, Flywheel, and CycleBar, the fact is that these trainers are […]


The $850K, Philly-Developed Blindness Treatment That Could Be the Gateway to Curing Big Disease

Last month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its approval of Spark Therapeutics’ Luxturna, a one-time treatment for adults and children with a […]


Groundbreaking Penn Cancer Therapy Gets FDA Approval

In what the FDA is a calling a “historic action,” the federal administration on Wednesday approved the country’s first gene therapy treatment that can be […]

Be Well Philly

CHOP Docs Will Start Prescribing What This Summer?

Technology is great for a lot of things: YouTube tutorials showing you how to craft Kim Kardashian-esque cheekbones, GrubHub, and comparison shopping for fantasy vacations […]


Philly Organizers Urge Chamber of Commerce to Drop Wage Equity Lawsuit

For the first time since Philadelphia’s wage equity law has come under attack, members of the public came forward on Tuesday to express their support […]