• February 27, 2015 |  The Pulse

    WHYY's PriceCheck needs your help to crowdsource health costs

    Haircuts. Houses. Plane tickets. Computers. Ever bought any of these things without knowing the price beforehand, and then just paid the bill after?
  • February 26, 2015 |  The Pulse

    Medical-device makers rally to repeal tax

    Sales on medical widgets are helping to pay for the health law. Device makers say the tax is a job-killer.
  • February 26, 2015 |  The Pulse

    This med student scours cities (and their hospitals) for pianos

    Linda Wang, a medical student from Canada with a hankering for jazz, was just passing through Philadelphia visiting family when she discovered a piano...
  • February 26, 2015 |  The Pulse

    The Philly dentist who helped fix Napoleon III’s bad tooth

    How Thomas Evans served royalty and helped modernize dentistry.
  • February 24, 2015 |  The Pulse

    A look at the development of vitamins and our unabated obsession with them

    What exactly is a vitamin? How many vitamins are out there? And why do we believe vitamins are so good for our health?
  • February 26, 2015 |  The Pulse

    'Is there a doctor on board?'

    A cross-country flight quickly turns into a medical student's worst nightmare.
  • February 26, 2015 |  The Pulse

    Obamacare on trial...again: King vs. Burwell

    Next week, the Supreme Court will hear arguments challenging the constitutionality of subsidies key to the success of the Affordable Care Act.
  • February 19, 2015 |  The Pulse

    How emotions, ideas and senses influence our color perception

    In the 1950s, the DuPont chemical company, based in Delaware, came out with a product that might have made the biggest impact on how you live in your ...
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