• July 27, 2017

    13 Pennsylvanians a day died of overdoses in 2016

    In Pennsylvania, the number of people dying from drug-related overdoses rose nearly 40 percent in 2016, according to a new report from the U.S. Drug E...
  • July 27, 2017 |  The Pulse

    Washington’s wildfire whipped up dangerous ‘weather’

    Wildfires can create atmosphere changes around them — making raging infernos even more unpredictable and dangerous.
  • July 27, 2017 |  The Pulse

    Tackling the heat island problem in concrete jungles

    Health issues and energy costs soar when the temperatures rise.
  • July 27, 2017 |  The Pulse

    World weather libraries offer historic clues about climate

    Whether it's an especially hot or cold day - or mild or unmemorable one - the weather reports coming through the radio, the internet and the nigh...
  • July 27, 2017 |  The Pulse

    The biodiversity of heat-loving bacteria in Yellowstone rivals a rainforest

    Blue, dark peach, bright red, orange — thermophilic organisms make the hot springs so colorful you'll want to grab your selfie stick.
  • July 27, 2017 |  The Pulse

    Why heat is central to health in traditional Chinese medicine

    For Chinese herbalist and acupuncturist Cara Frank, treating patients boils down to one thing: patterns.
  • July 27, 2017

    CHOP honored as Philly 'stormwater pioneer'

    The Philadelphia Water Department recognized the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia as a "Pioneer in Stormwater Management" today.
  • July 26, 2017

    Activists in Philadelphia call for single payer health care system

    With the Senate debating whether to repeal the Affordable Care Act, protesters in Philadelphia came out to support a plan hardly anyone in Washington ...
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