• October 31, 2014

    Jefferson, Abington merger billed as strategic under Obamacare

    Jefferson Health Systems and Abington Health officials say the letter of intent to merge that they signed this week positions them better for changing...
  • October 31, 2014

    Unity pledge advanced as 'rainbow flag' of solidarity for mental illness

    The rainbow is now an internationally recognized symbol of solidarity with LGTBQ communities. The not-for-profit group Active Minds wants to create th...
  • October 31, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Pharma coupons cut down out-of-pocket expenses for patients, but do they drive up healthcare costs?

    Prescription drug sales in the U.S. totaled well over $300 billion in 2013. Medications are expensive, and especially new drugs often come with a very...
  • October 30, 2014

    Rocket explosion has silver lining, say Ocean City student scientists

    Students at Ocean City High School started working on science projects last November to compete for a place on the NASA Antares rocket. Six students w...
  • October 30, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Bringing legal Suboxone to rural corners of a region in crisis

    A chain of clinics in New Hampshire and Vermont hope to increase access for addicts hoping to get clean.
  • October 30, 2014

    Temple project uses GPS to better understand life with a serious mental illness

    Researchers at Temple University are using the same GPS technology that helps you get directions on your smartphone to unearth new data on people with...
  • October 30, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Why is halloween candy (and all other candy) so bad for us?

    Trick or treat! Candy is everywhere this week, but why should we all try our best to resist it?
  • October 30, 2014

    Understanding physiognomy and legacy of a physician photographer

    Last year's introduction of a fifth iteration of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, often called the "bible for psyc...
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