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Memorial Day: 8 ways veterans are particularly vulnerable to the coronavirus purpose

May 25, 2020 7:24 am

Memorial Day: 8 ways veterans are particularly vulnerable to the coronavirus

"Veterans who were already lacking adequate benefits and resources are now in deeper trouble," says guest columnist Jamie Rowen.
An all-star panel of local experts discuss COVID-19’s impact on Black community purpose

Apr. 27, 2020 8:46 am

An all-star panel of local experts discuss COVID-19’s impact on Black community

In the latest installment of 'Don't Let Democracy Die', State Senator Vincent Hughes led a spirited conversation about mobilization, information and knowledge sharing, as well as collective organized action.
Frontline providers can’t strike, so here is how you can help them shut down COVID-19 purpose

Apr. 7, 2020 3:30 pm

Frontline providers can’t strike, so here is how you can help them shut down COVID-19

"We have all been playing the 'anxiety vs coronavirus' game, now imagine how our frontline providers feel everyday, knowing they are being exposed, knowing they do not have the PPE they need," says guest columnist Marion Leary.
Opinion: Let us now praise our extraordinary ordinary folk purpose

Apr. 2, 2020 9:18 am

Opinion: Let us now praise our extraordinary ordinary folk

Yes, low-wage essential workers deserve better pay, but they deserve to be celebrated too.
COVID-19 prompted changes at Mazzoni include furloughs for 30% of staff, leadership paycuts purpose

Mar. 27, 2020 5:28 pm

COVID-19 prompted changes at Mazzoni include furloughs for 30% of staff, leadership paycuts

Programs addressing food, housing, and medical case management will return to full capacity but physical and behavioral health services will continue to operate remotely.
Opinion: Here’s how to advance health equity for kids in Pennsylvania purpose

Mar. 5, 2020 11:59 am

Opinion: Here’s how to advance health equity for kids in Pennsylvania

"As Philadelphia works hard to reverse the poverty rate that has come to define us, we should consider investing in school-based health centers," says guest columnist Julie Cousler Emig.
Here comes the revolution — how shelf-stable film vaccines could change global healthcare purpose

Mar. 5, 2020 10:01 am

Here comes the revolution — how shelf-stable film vaccines could change global healthcare

The idea of developing this film vaccine was inspired by amber and hard candy, says The Conversation's Maria Croyle in her guest column.
Ronald Crawford believes Meek Mill, Jay Z and Nas have something healing to say to Philly’s returning citizens people

Feb. 14, 2020 1:11 pm

Ronald Crawford believes Meek Mill, Jay Z and Nas have something healing to say to Philly’s returning citizens

That belief is the backbone of HipHopPsychoEd, the free therapeutic town halls that Crawford hosts.
Research finds challenges in access to treatment for opioid use disorder purpose

Jan. 23, 2020 11:00 am

Research finds challenges in access to treatment for opioid use disorder

In PA, one of the 10 states with the highest drug overdose death rates, the inaccuracies in the US Health and Human Services' database may complicate access to the life-saving medication.
These are Philadelphia’s 25 biggest nonprofits by income funding

Jan. 16, 2020 11:51 am

These are Philadelphia’s 25 biggest nonprofits by income

The University of Pennsylvania has been number one every time we've published this list. But there have been other changes....

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