Health + Science

Canadian Viagra helps only if the reduction of potency is associated with psychological problems. But if the cause is hidden in physiological disorders, the drug will not be able to eliminate the disease. 
  • June 29, 2016

    Helping kids through toxic stress is one step toward 'Unleashing North Philly'

    A series of events is aimed at changing the narrative about North Philadelphia. Instead of focusing on poverty and crime, the events are are telling ...
  • June 29, 2016

    DNC volunteers sow garden in West Philly with hopes of lasting bounty

    A new community garden is growing on a former parking lot in West Philadelphia, thanks to a generous donation and a whole lot of sweat equity.
  • June 29, 2016

    Daylong cancer summit set to advance 'moonshot' initiative, share information

    Vice President Joe Biden is leading the push to speed up research in the quest for new therapies to combat cancer.
  • June 28, 2016 |  The Pulse

    WHYY's The Pulse wins multiple national and local awards

    WHYY's health and science show, The Pulse, was recognized with two awards from Public Radio News Directors Incorporated (PRNDI). The show was vot...
  • June 27, 2016

    Delaware measures take steps toward improving mental health services

    Delaware's legislators passed two bills last week that aim to improve the mental health landscape in the state.
  • June 27, 2016

    Winnowing applicants to become Philly's first class of community schools

    In mid-July, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney will anoint five to seven community schools. When he does, it’ll be the first major public announcement in ...
  • June 27, 2016

    Penn gets $5.5 million grant to study hospital infections

    The University of Pennsylvania has received a $5.5 million grant to find new ways to prevent infections in hospitals.
  • June 27, 2016 |  The Pulse

    Is your surgeon listening to Metallica? Possibly.

    From Chopin to Danzig, operating rooms can be a cacophony of melodies with up to 70 percent of surgeons listen to music while operating.
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