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School-based health centers could improve Philly kids’ educational outcomes method

Feb. 1, 2018 5:07 pm

School-based health centers could improve Philly kids’ educational outcomes

South Kensington-based nonprofit Education Plus Health, which operates the majority of such centers in Pennsylvania, wants one in every school in the city — but funding is a challenge.
What’s missing from the conversation about safe injection sites: drug users’ voices method

Jan. 24, 2018 1:55 pm

What’s missing from the conversation about safe injection sites: drug users’ voices

"This is a very top-down process, and that doesn't always reflect what's best for drug users," said one harm reduction activist. Inside the fight to quell the city's opioid addiction crisis.
One in 5 Philadelphians suffers from food insecurity purpose

Dec. 13, 2017 12:40 pm

One in 5 Philadelphians suffers from food insecurity

Here's a snapshot of hunger in Philly, Pennsylvania and the U.S. — the discouraging stats, and the organizations trying to change them.
QSPACES talked LGBTQ health on Twitter with Harvard and two indie popstars results

Nov. 28, 2017 11:28 am

QSPACES talked LGBTQ health on Twitter with Harvard and two indie popstars

The "Yelp for LGBTQ health" co-hosted a live chat with Harvard Medical School and the Tegan and Sara Foundation on Monday.
Prevention Point Philadelphia marks 25 years of battling HIV, AIDS and the opioid epidemic results

Nov. 15, 2017 12:19 pm

Prevention Point Philadelphia marks 25 years of battling HIV, AIDS and the opioid epidemic

The Kensington nonprofit is celebrating a quarter-century tomorrow. Executive Director Jose Benitez weighs in on how it's evolved and what's next in the fight against overdoses — including the possibility of safe injection sites.
Get Covered Philly wants to help you get health insurance by Dec. 15 purpose

Nov. 13, 2017 7:22 am

Get Covered Philly wants to help you get health insurance by Dec. 15

The initiative aims to help Philadelphians who qualify for affordable plans and Medicaid obtain accurate information about health insurance before the shortened enrollment period ends.
10 health-focused Philly nonprofits just won $40,000 each funding

Nov. 9, 2017 11:46 am

10 health-focused Philly nonprofits just won $40,000 each

This year's GlaxoSmithKline IMPACT Awards winners work in community safety, education, legal access and food access.
Power Moves: 9 hires, awards and board appointments at Philly nonprofits people

Nov. 8, 2017 8:21 am

Power Moves: 9 hires, awards and board appointments at Philly nonprofits

Leadership additions at The Philadelphia Foundation, Penn's Kleinman Center, WXPN, Crozer-Keystone Community Foundation and more. Plus, the inaugural Lindy Fellows, and national kudos for ArtWell founder Susan Teegan.
Learn to design a healthier community at FitCityPHL purpose

Oct. 5, 2017 11:41 am

Learn to design a healthier community at FitCityPHL

Health Promotion Council's symposium focuses on the intersection of active design and public health. It's happening next week as part of DesignPhiladelphia.
PSA: The city is offering free depression screenings this week purpose

Oct. 3, 2017 10:10 am

PSA: The city is offering free depression screenings this week

As many as 85,000 adult Philadelphians have depression, according to the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services. Catch a screening at 14 locations on Thursday, Oct. 5.

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