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Health Care

Be Well Philly

Where Have All the Nurses Gone?

In February 2021, a news story broke about a deadly interstate pileup involving 100-plus vehicles in Fort Worth, Texas. A main focus of the story: […]


Why Is it So Hard for Philly Restaurants to Offer Health Insurance?

When Sarah Myers was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in March of 2021 after working in the restaurant industry for more than a decade, they wondered […]

Be Well Philly

Fall Allergies Suck This Year. Here’s Why

Autumn brings many delights: apple picking, visits to the pumpkin patch, spooky season, and vibrant fall foliage. It also ushers in a major dread: seasonal […]

Be Well Philly

Meet the Local Company Aiming to Improve Primary Health Care for Folks 65 and Older

Every day in the United States, more than 10,000 people turn 65 years old. Research has shown, though, that with that number often comes high […]

Be Well Philly

Telemedicine Revolutionized Healthcare. But Its Future Is Uncertain

Last year, at age 28, Tori Muchnik found a lump on her right breast. After an ultrasound indicated it was normal, she went back to […]

Be Well Philly

This New Collaboration Aims to Improve Philly’s Health Inequities

For the past 12 years, Philadelphia has consistently ranked last out of the state’s 67 counties when it comes to length and quality of life, […]

Be Well Philly

This Local Healthcare Startup Is Bringing Community Wellness Into Neighborhood Laundromats

“Self-care” has seemingly become a buzz word in the wellness world, especially in these COVID times. It’s often talked about in terms of what you […]

City Life

St. Mary Nurses on Strike: We Need More Staff, or COVID Patients Could Die Alone

“I’ve wrapped more bodies, done more postmortem care on patients in two months than I did in 42 years,” says Jim Gentile, a 64-year-old nurse […]

NextHealth PHL

Joe Biden and Donald Trump Have Very Different Plans For Your Health Care

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to claim lives around the globe, health care has become a key point of discussion among voters preparing to choose […]

NextHealth PHL

NextUp: Roundtrip Is Removing Transportation Barriers From Healthcare

“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 with pitches […]

NextHealth PHL

Philly Should Declare Racism a Public Health Crisis — And Then Do Something About it

Crisis is a term we often hear in conversations about things we perceive to be of grave danger to our lives or livelihood. When applied […]

City Life

Wendell Potter on Why America’s Healthcare System Is to Blame for Our Poor Coronavirus Response

Wendell Potter used to lie for a living. He admits this fact readily: Twenty years as an insurance executive at Cigna, during which time his […]

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NextHealth PHL

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

For more than 40 years, local non-profit AccessMatters has been working to equalize access to sexual and reproductive healthcare for teens and adults in the […]

NextHealth PHL

NextUp: The Philly Company Uncovering Smarter Healthcare Data Insights

“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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Life & Style

The Wharton Grad Making Health-Care Worker Shoes That Look As Good As They Feel

Joe Ammon’s wife — a nurse at Penn Medicine — could never find the perfect work shoe, so he set out to make one for […]