• April 16, 2014

    Penn study: patients more satisfied with treatment when part of decisions

    Increasingly, physicians are realizing patients get better care when they move away from the paternalistic attitude of 'doctor always knows best.'
  • April 15, 2014

    60th anniversary of polio vaccine, first administered in Pa.

    If you're of a certain age, you may remember as a child being given a sugar cube in a small paper cup. But what you may thought was a treat was i...
  • April 15, 2014

    Methadone clinics under fire during Philly City Council hearings

    While public health officials support methadone clinics, Philadelphia City Council members often are reluctant to have them located in their districts...
  • April 15, 2014 |  Technically Philly

    ‘N3rd Street’ official unveiling ceremony [photos]

  • April 15, 2014

    Lawmakers, e-cigarette advocates agree on banning sales to kids

    There's a bit of common ground emerging in the contentious debate over the regulation of electronic cigarettes. Many e-cigarettes users, lawmake...
  • April 14, 2014

    Recent jail deaths raise questions about detox protocols

    The recent deaths of two Bucks County inmates are raising questions about drug-detox protocols in prisons.