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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 […]

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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 [email protected] […]

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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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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Business

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 […]

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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 […]

Business

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 […]

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Here’s Where CHOP Ranks Among Leading U.S. Children’s Hospitals

For the third consecutive year, the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is the second best pediatric medical center in the country, according to U.S. News […]

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Here’s Where CHOP Ranks Among Leading U.S. Children’s Hospitals

For the third consecutive year, the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is the second best pediatric medical center in the country, according to U.S. News & […]

Business

Chamber Says CHOP, Drexel Would Suffer Under Philadelphia’s Wage Equity Law

The Chamber of Commerce has finally opened up about the “broad coalition” of business community members who say they’d suffer if Philadelphia’s new wage equity […]

Be Well Philly

The Checkup: Whoa! CHOP Docs Separate Twin Babies Joined at Head 

• Let’s give the doctors over at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia a round of applause: Twin infants who were born conjoined at the head were just […]

City Life

Off-Duty Cop Body-Slammed 14-Year-Old, Left Him With Skull Fracture, Says Family

At the start, it was just kids being kids. Around 5:45 p.m. on May 11th, Naji Tribble, a 14-year-old Brewerytown resident, and four friends stopped […]

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Here’s Why CHOP Just Expanded Into New York City, Again

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has joined forces with New York’s Mount Sinai Health System yet again in an attempt to bring more care to children and infants […]