Guns in Orlando

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Sometimes there are no words. After the Sandy Hook tragedy we printed the names of the victims; what else could be said? We mourned, and moved... Read more

Protecting kids: Is more reporting necessarily better?

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A recent audit of Philadelphia’s child welfare system found significant flaws in the functioning of the child abuse hotline designed... Read more

Block by block, measures of an unhealthy city

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A new report released last month from the Pew Charitable Trusts paints a grim picture of the state of poverty in Philadelphia. We know that... Read more

Are you depressed? (I was.)

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The numbers are astounding. One in five American adults experience mental illness. One in five children ages 13-18 have, or will have, a... Read more

Are we really still talking about Wakefield's autism con?

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We seem to be living in the age of the con. In a time when facts, well, they don’t seem to matter very much, do they? We’ve moved... Read more

Stopping the revolving prison door for the mentally ill

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A young man is released from prison after serving 10 years for assault. But he has only a few days’ supply of a prescription for his... Read more

Parkinson's disease: Need to know

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Do you know the signs of Parkinson's disease? You need to–we all need to, and we must spread the word–so that people in every community... Read more

'Prescribing' veggies for holistic health care

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“Take two zucchini and call me next week.” Imagine if that was how your doctor ended your last physical. New vegetable prescription... Read more