• August 28, 2014

    Who is Philly's next 'Recovery Idol'? [photos]

    Friday night, four finalists will vie for the chance to be this year's "Recovery Idol" competition, a singing contest that puts a posit...
  • August 28, 2014

    US immigration policy change after Ebola oubreak confuses West Africans

    The US government will offer temporary immigration relief to people from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, where a serious Ebola outbreak has killed m...
  • August 28, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Pregnant Pa. inmates continue to be shackled, despite state law

    In 2010, Pennsylvania passed a law prohibiting the shackling of pregnant inmates after their second trimester, but as reporter Audrey Quinn discovered...
  • August 28, 2014

    U.S. allows Corbett alternative to Medicaid expansion

    The federal government has approved Gov. Tom Corbett's alternative to Medicaid expansion, the culmination of a roughly year-long negotiation to u...
  • August 28, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Why the elusive dark matter is so hard to detect

    Dark matter. It's something we've heard a lot about in recent months, but it's also something that's been a mystery to astrophysicists for years.
  • August 28, 2014

    Clinic geared toward health needs of ex-offenders opens in Philly

    A rather unusual health clinic has opened in Philadelphia. It's specifically geared toward ex-offenders and people leaving jail or prison.
  • August 28, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Penn Professor Alison Sweeney explains the mysterious sex lives of corals

    Imagine - a full moon over the open ocean. If you think that sounds romantic, you're not alone. Apparently corals think so too.
  • August 28, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Do states that offer medical marijuana have lower rates of opioid painkiller overdoses?

    New research explores a potential relationship between legalizing medical marijuana and the number of opioid overdose deaths.
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