• October 13, 2015

    With UV rays, Penn hospital cuts C. difficile infections

    It's all too easy to pick up an infection at the hospital. For patients, especially for those with weakened immune systems, a bug such as Clostri...
  • October 12, 2015

    Hitting the gym, with the help of online social networks

    Having trouble making exercise a habit? Maybe try joining an online social network. New research from the University of Pennsylvania suggests simple ...
  • October 11, 2015

    Bills would expand working mothers' protections in Pa.

    A pair of proposals before a Pennsylvania House committee would require employers to make modest on-the-job tweaks requested by pregnant and nursing m...
  • October 8, 2015

    Remote control: Calif. startup cancels Comcast service for frustrated subscribers

    An Oakland-based startup is aiming to make some money from Comcast customers looking to disconnect.
  • October 8, 2015

    New Jersey goes to court to get Margate easements for protective dunes

    Making good on a long-delayed threat that was reiterated last week by Gov. Chris Christie, New Jersey went to court Thursday to seize 87 publicly owne...
  • October 8, 2015

    Spark Therapeutics declares phase 3 gene therapy trial successful

    A homegrown start-up is on track to make the first approved gene therapy in the U.S. Spark Therapeutics, a spin-off company of the Children's Hos...
  • October 5, 2015

    Young movers and shakers congregate in Philly for Under 30 Summit

    The second annual Forbes Under 30 Summit is under way in Philadelphia, drawing entrepreneurs and nonprofit leaders from across the country.
  • October 5, 2015

    Immune response to flu more complex than previously thought, say CHOP scientists

    New findings from researchers at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia could re-write immunology textbooks and change how scientists design vac...
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