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Paralyzed man walks after remarkable nose to spine nerve cell transplant

Paralyzed man walks after remarkable nose to spine nerve cell transplant How could cells involved in the detection of smell cause the spinal cord, notorious for its irreparability, to heal?

Weekly Entertainment Guide - BalletBoyz, 215 Festival & 'Great Expectations'

Weekly Entertainment Guide - BalletBoyz, 215 Festival & 'Great Expectations'20 things to do this week in the Philly region. Robin Bloom offers her picks.

No SEPTA strike Monday

No SEPTA strike MondayThe union that represents SEPTA bus, subway and trolley drivers will meet Sunday afternoon to take a strike authorization vote, but sources say they will not call a strike Monday.

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Philly business folk seeking 'the inner wisdom that makes work fruitful'
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Philly business folk seeking 'the inner wisdom that makes work fruitful'

I was lucky enough to participate in the second annual Junto Retreat in Philadelphia in September. I spoke to organizer Geoff DiMasi about how this incarnation of the junto can shape people's search for meaning in their work.
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Do I write because I’m mentally ill? Or am I mentally ill because I write?

"Am I in hell?" I ask the ER psychiatrist at Johns Hopkins. My face is a stinging, salty mask. The young doctor, who introduces himself only as "Ed," wears green scrubs and sneakers. "How strong is that delusion, Alaina? How

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The trick for retailers is to sell more treats this Halloween — and beyond

The trick for retailers is to sell more treats this Halloween — and beyond

Retailers are rejoicing that Oct. 31 arrives next Friday, ensuring big sales from trick-or-treaters and those planning big Halloween parties through the weekend. Businesses then set their sights on spending through the winter
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Do I write because I’m mentally ill? Or am I mentally ill because I write?

Do I write because I’m mentally ill? Or am I mentally ill because I write?

"Am I in hell?" I ask the ER psychiatrist at Johns Hopkins. My face is a stinging, salty mask. The young doctor, who introduces himself only as "Ed," wears green scrubs and sneakers. "How strong is that delusion, Alaina? How
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