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Best of Philly 2018: Health, Fitness, Self-Care, and More

Best of Philly 2018, our annual listing of the region’s outstanding food, people, shops, services, and more, is now online as well as on newsstands. Here are […]

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“Pollen Tsunami” Wreaking Allergy Havoc in Philly Region

A “pollen tsunami” is making Spring 2015 one of the worst years ever for allergy sufferers in the Philadelphia region, and across the northeast United […]

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3 Takeaways From the “Eds and Meds” Talk at ThinkFest

Dr. Stephen K. Klasko, President and CEO of Thomas Jefferson University and Dr. Stephen Altschuler, CEO of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, were just interviewed […]

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Casey: Hospitals Need Money to Fight Ebola

In the wake of Ebola’s appearance on American soil, Sen. Bob Casey is calling on Congress to increase funding to a program that helps hospitals […]

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Philadelphia International Airport Says It’s Prepared for Ebola

If you’re sitting in a clean room at home, determined to keep Ebola out of your house, here’s a piece of good news: The Philadelphia […]

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Newark Airport to Screen Arrivals for Ebola

Newark Liberty International is one of five U.S. airports that will begin screening passengers from West Africa for the Ebola virus, starting next week. Philadelphia […]

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Soon, Only Rich Homeowners Will Be Allowed to Smoke

Hey, we get it: Smoking is bad for you. Awful. It’ll give you cancer and rot your body and gross gross gross, death death death. […]

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CHOP, Penn Get Donation for New Research Center

Philadelphia Business Journal reports that Penn and the Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania have been given a joint donation to research treatments for Friedreich’s ataxia, a rare […]

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Unite Fitness Looking for Family Who Wants to Lose Weight on TV

Move over Cory Wade Hindorff and Dom Streater, a new Philly reality star is around the bend — a whole family, in fact. Center City’s […]

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HEADS UP: The Happy Healthy Lesbian Online Conference Starts Next Week

Your 2014 resolution to become the best lesbian you can be just became a little more attainable. Next week the Happy Healthy Lesbian Telesummit kicks […]

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The Daily Princetonian Now Has a “Meningitis” Vertical

Princeton’s serious, desperate, quasi-legal meningitis problem has been well-covered here at Philly Mag. So we feel duty-bound to inform you that it’s also being well covered […]

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How Obese Is Pennsylvania?

Dear, PA: You’re completely average! Which is to say “only” 29.1% of your residents are obese. Which is good for 30th most obese in the […]

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Dude Goes Ballistic at Gym, Causes Bomb Scare

Early this morning at Planet Fitness, in Lawncrest, a new member got so angry about his membership that he issued a bomb scare and then […]

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Inquirer Reporter’s Husband Dies After Penn Trial

Jeffrey Ware, a Penn neuroscientist, and the husband of Inquirer writer Barbara Boyer, died of brain cancer in 2011 at the age of 47. Yesterday his family […]

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CDC: Princeton Students Won’t Be Quarantined This Thanksgiving

The Star-Ledger reports: “Despite the outbreak of an unusual strain of meningitis on campus, Princeton University students returning home for the holidays don’t pose a […]