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Top Doctors 2020: Our New List Is Here

The Philadelphia region is a medical mecca, with world-renowned hospitals, medical schools, clinics and surgical centers. We’re proud to present our latest Top Doctors list, with […]

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Philly Health Experts Turn to Social Media to Fight Coronavirus Misinformation

With COVID-19 social distancing measures in full effect, it might be starting to feel like it’s just you and Siri against the world. Many of […]

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Which Doctors’ Appointments Should You Be Keeping Right Now?

Amid all of the COVID-19 medical imperatives, it’s important to also continue to discuss health issues which have nothing to do with the virus. We […]

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How to Navigate the Anxiety of Doctor’s Appointments When You’re in a Larger Body

Jenny Weinar is a Philly-based body positive psychotherapist and certified yoga teacher who’s passionate about helping clients struggling with disordered eating, chronic dieting, over-exercising, and weight […]

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9 Ways to Save Money on Prescription Drugs

While out-of-pocket drug costs have been rising for decades, there are often ways to get meds at more affordable prices — most people just don’t […]

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6 Outrageously Expensive Drugs We Really Hope You Don’t Need

Because we care so much about you, dear readers, we set out to find the most expensive drugs in America, so we could warn you […]

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Top Doctors 2019: Our New List Is Here

The Philadelphia region is a medical mecca, with world-renowned hospitals, medical schools, clinics and surgical centers. We’re proud to present our latest Top Doctors list, with 2,642 physicians […]

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Here’s What 4 Super-Common Prescription Drugs Cost at Different Philly Pharmacies

We were shocked at the discrepancies we found when we asked some random local pharmacies how much four often-prescribed drugs cost for a one-month supply […]

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The Wildly Expensive Cost of Prescription Drugs

Sky-high prices. Confusing co-pays. Maddening bureaucracy. Why is our pharmaceutical system such an impenetrable mess? We took a deep dive into the world of prescription drug […]

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American Prescription Drug Prices Are Out of Control. One Man’s Furious Quest to Get to the Bottom of It.

I was at the end of the long table in the conference room when I realized the drugs had become a problem. As I tried […]

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An American Tale

The Migration Policy Institute estimates that 27 percent of the approximately 850,000 practicing physicians and surgeons in the United States are foreign-born. I am part […]

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Girl Power

This is an extraordinary time for female athletes, especially in the United States. Serena Williams — arguably the greatest American athlete of all time — […]

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Today I Told A Woman She’s Going to Die

I told my patient today that I think she’s going to die. Not because she has any one terminal illness, but because she’s the prototype […]

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Having a Heart (Or a Kidney)

I traveled to Philadelphia in 2002 for a United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) consensus conference to discuss the state of the national kidney allocation […]

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A Good Death

I was a brand-new doctor, in my first week of residency after med school, working overnight in the ICU. I called home to check on […]