Gene therapy's potential pricing problem

Gene therapy's potential pricing problemIt's taken more than three decades of trial and error to get it right, but gene therapy is nearly ready for prime time. The first approved treatment in Europe — for a rare enzyme deficiency — is expected to hit the market

Hite's plan for Philly schools echoes Wolf's call for equity, more funding

Hite's plan for Philly schools echoes Wolf's call for equity, more fundingTwo leaders with a passionate interest in education released documents as their guiding stars for fully funding Philadelphia's public schools. 

Pa. privacy protections may restrict police use of body-worn cameras

Pa. privacy protections may restrict police use of body-worn cameras As the Philadelphia Police Department experiments with body-worn cameras, concerns about privacy and clashing with state law are gaining traction. Pennsylvania is among the minority of states that have "two-party consent" laws

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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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In the age of Amazon, sex is no substitute for good storytelling

While "Transparent" presents a compelling, relatable portrait of a transgender person in the twenty-first century, it misses a tremendous opportunity to educate a wider audience about gender and acceptance because of its

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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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