There were more than 63,000 drug overdose deaths in 2016, mostly related to opioids, according to the most recent national data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In Pennsylvania, the number […]
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Media Watch: The Dangers of Shoveling Snow
The first big winter storm of the year has arrived in Philadelphia, meaning it’s time to grab your shovel. Unfortunately, scooping up snow can be more than a nuisance — it often has tragic consequences. […]
Q+A: How Can You Stay Healthy in the Heat?
As Philadelphia heads into another day of high temperatures, the National Weather Service has declared an “excessive heat warning” in the region until 6 p.m. tonight. Health experts warn that extreme heat is more than […]