U.S. investigators continue crackdown on Philly ambulance Medicare swindles

U.S. investigators continue crackdown on Philly ambulance Medicare swindlesIt's safe to say, Medicare insurance billing fraud connected to the Philadelphia ambulance industry has hit an epidemic level.

Philly fund for razing, rehabbing abandoned properties running out

Philly fund for razing, rehabbing abandoned properties running outAfter more than a decade, time is running out on the city's Neighborhood Transformation Initiative – and fast. 

Common antidepressant might also repair the heart, Temple researchers find

Common antidepressant might also repair the heart, Temple researchers findMore than half a million Americans are diagnosed with heart failure every year. While drugs can stall the progression, none can reverse the damage. Until, possibly, now.

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Recently, I listened to Dr. Diane Ravitch lecture as part of a series hosted by my institution, Lehigh University College of Education. As a former high-ranking member of the U.S. Department of Education, an esteemed
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Discovering in 7th grade what life is all about

West Philly resident Ted Hannon dreamed as a child of escaping his difficult life by one day becoming a priest. Then one day, an experience he can't quite explain showed him the depth of the love that was present in his

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Many aren't buying Wolf's new sales tax plans

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's ambitious $30 billion budget proposal has certainly earned praise since its dizzying details were released Tuesday morning. Those in the public education world were particularly encouraged.
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