Philadelphia Department of Public Health


The Opioid Epidemic Is Slashing Philly’s Overall Life Expectancy

Life expectancy in Philadelphia is on the decline — and officials say drug overdoses are a major driving factor. The just-released Health of the City […]


Attack of the Mating Gnats!

The Philadelphia area welcomed thousands of unwanted guests on Monday night as a swarm of pesky gnats descended on the Delaware Valley in what experts […]