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The last time I did heroin, I died for 7 minutes

The last time I did heroin, I died for 7 minutesThe date was July 15, 2012. It's the date that John "Plex" Dooling remembers as the day he died.
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Experimental play tries to put the whole city on a stage

Experimental play tries to put the whole city on a stage  OK, here's your task. Create a portrait of Philadelphia that could convey to people at a glance the variety, the complexity, the scale and the idiosyncrasies of the city. How would you do it?

FLOW taps into the beauty, bounty, surprises of the Schuylkill [video]

 FLOW taps into the beauty, bounty, surprises of the Schuylkill [video]This weekend, the Fairmount Waterworks is hosting FLOW -- For the Love Of Water -- the first of what is intended to be an annual celebration of the Schuylkill River.

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Eliminating misinformation and breaking the stigma of sickle cell disease
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Eliminating misinformation and breaking the stigma of sickle cell disease

Even though sickle cell disease is categorized as a rare disease, it's one of the most common genetic disorders in the United States. It is often called "the forgotten disease" because, even though it has been known and studied
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Personal stories of courage and fear living with sickle cell disease

Dr. Marjorie Dejoie uses fitness training and nutrition to fight sickle cell disease and to help coach others through their own symptoms. Dejoie reached out to her contacts and colleagues for commentaries about

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Experimental play tries to put the whole city on a stage

Experimental play tries to put the whole city on a stage

 OK, here's your task. Create a portrait of Philadelphia that could convey to people at a glance the variety, the complexity, the scale and the idiosyncrasies of the city. How would you do it?
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How to prevent fatal overdoses: Surge in deaths sparks statewide trainings in Delaware

How to prevent fatal overdoses: Surge in deaths sparks statewide trainings in Delaware

Between November and June, Delaware experienced 124 suspected overdose deaths claiming victims from 17 to 87. That's compared with 99 traffic deaths in all of 2013, according to the state health department, and 50 overdose
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