Trying to lose weight? Drexel researchers review the best way cities can help

Trying to lose weight? Drexel researchers review the best way cities can helpCities across the nation, including Philadelphia, have added nutritional information to menus and are building bike share programs in an effort to combat obesity. But how effective are these approaches? A new review of the
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Mt. Airy filmmaker confronts body image, eating disorders in 'Consumption'

Mt. Airy filmmaker confronts body image, eating disorders in 'Consumption'Brittany Rafalak grew up watching movies with her father. This is when she remembers first falling in love with film. 

Delaware parks are a 'no-drone zone'

Delaware parks are a 'no-drone zone'Natural resources officials are reminding Delaware residents that flying drone is restricted in state parks.

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2014 was a banner year for TSA weapon seizures. What are you packing?

In 2014, the Transportation Security Administration seized 2,212 firearms from carry-on luggage. It's hard to know how to feel about this. In Dickensian terms, 2014 was the best and worst of times for the TSA. It was the
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Orlando Haddad finds Philly's bossa nova beat

Blame it on the Beatles. That's how Brazilian-born musician and composer Orlando Haddad, 61, explains his leap from Beethoven to rock.

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SEPTA will stop fighting against ads linking Islam to Hitler

SEPTA will stop fighting against ads linking Islam to Hitler

Attorneys for SEPTA have decided not to fight bus ads connecting Islam to Nazism. The decision not to appeal follows a federal judge's ruling this month that under the First Amendment, SEPTA cannot block ads from the group
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Mangroves as defenders against flooding as climate warms

Mangroves as defenders against flooding as climate warms

What can we do to adapt to global warming as species move, shift their habitats or disappear altogether? This big question came up in our series "So, what do you do," where we pair lay people with scientists for down to earth
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