• September 15, 2014

    ER doc: to better understand why patients return to the emergency room…ask them

    There's been a lot of discussion in health care about how to keep people out of the hospital and curb the use of expensive care that may be bette...
  • September 11, 2014 |  The Pulse

    The art of explaining science.. and why it's so hard to do

    What makes a scientist a good communicator? It turns out the scientific community has become more interested in figuring that out.
  • September 11, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Climate change threatens nation's birds, new report finds

    A new national report from the Audubon Society paints a very grim picture for the country's bird populations.
  • September 12, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Young man and the sea: Hemingway's Philly connection

    To mark the anniversary of Hemingway's 1954 Nobel Prize in Literature, an Academy of Natural Sciences fellow is among 14 Americans traveling to C...
  • September 11, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Are lawmakers interfering with the doctor-patient relationship?

    Doctors are sending up red flags about laws that they say block them from giving patients independent medical care and advice. They call it "legi...
  • September 11, 2014 |  The Pulse

    State-run programs help nurses detox together and stay in their scrubs

    "I'm smart, I'm using a clean needle every time, I'm smart and then...I'm in."
  • September 11, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Battling cancer and making theater: 'Susan's Undoing'

    The shattering news came, as it does for many women, after Susan Chase had a routine mammogram.
  • September 12, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Mütter Museum serves as magnet for artists looking for inspiration

    One of the plays opening this weekend during the Philadelphia Fringe Festival is "The Body Lautrec," about the famous 19th century French pa...
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