Vaccine hesitancy is decreasing, polls show, but many Republicans remain wary

The coronavirus doesn't care about politics, but vaccine rejecters do.

As overdose deaths climb during the pandemic, parents of children in addiction turn to podcast for support

Subscribers to My Child & Addiction, a parent-to-parent podcast created by three New Jersey fathers who have children with substance use disorders, have increased by nearly 50% since the pandemic.

As overdose deaths climb during the pandemic, parents of children in addiction turn to podcast for support

Subscribers to My Child & Addiction, a parent-to-parent podcast created by three New Jersey fathers who have children with substance use disorders, have increased by nearly 50% since the pandemic.

Philly’s FEMA mass COVID-19 vaccination site draws thousands to its official opening

The federal vaccination site should provide shots to about 47,000 people a week.

Philly’s FEMA mass COVID-19 vaccination site draws thousands to its official opening

The federal vaccination site should provide shots to about 47,000 people a week.

The website Findashot.org may be a better way to get a COVID-19 vaccine appointment

David Newell's site takes the extra step of automatically checking retailers’ sites for appointments.

The website Findashot.org may be a better way to get a COVID-19 vaccine appointment

David Newell's site takes the extra step of automatically checking retailers’ sites for appointments.
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COVID-19 vaccine allocation creates ‘vaccine deserts’ in parts of Philly

An immigrant advocacy group and Jefferson University Hospitals are prepared to start providing doses in a community without easy vaccine access, but are waiting for city approval.

Genesis Healthcare gets private-equity investment for nursing homes, will lose PowerBack facilities

The investment will effectively put the Kennett Square company back under private-equity control.

Microplastics found in 100% of sampled Pennsylvania waterways, study shows

Microplastics were found in 100% of samplings of 53 locations in waterways in Pennsylvania, including the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers, and Wissahickon, Ridley, Darby and Tookany creeks.

Jefferson doctor on why lung health is more important than ever and what you can do to improve yours | 5 Questions

Michael J. Stephen experiences as a lung specialist, author and then a COVID-19 patient, took on a new dimension this year.

If you’ve hit a pandemic ‘wall,’ you’re not alone. Here’s how to cope. | Expert Opinion

A Penn psychologist is here to remind you that you don’t have to like this, and it’s OK to rage and cry, and say “I quit.”

Vulnerable immigrants in Philly are scrambling to get the COVID-19 vaccine with few resources or outreach

Finding a vaccine appointment now is tough for many people, but especially so for immigrants with limited English. For undocumented immigrants, the situation is even more dire.

Pa. teachers to begin getting vaccines next week, Gov. Wolf announces

The state will devote 94,500 Johnson & Johnson vaccine doses to educators, prioritizing those working with elementary students, students with disabilities and English language learners.

Doctors, personal trainers share the safe way to return to exercise after COVID-19

While physicians would like to get people back to their “desired levels of activity,” there is still a lot of uncertainty about the lingering effects of COVID-19, experts say.

Philadelphia’s health commissioner has this advice for small businesses reopening this year

Philly health commissioner Thomas Farley offers tips for small businesses seeking to reopen this year.

How to become a morning workout person

A sunrise sweat session sets your day up for success by squashing stress since you expend pent up energy and think clearer and releasing feel good endorphins to promote a sense of joy.

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Pa.’s ‘scavenger hunt’ approach to vaccines leaves everyone on their own | Opinion

Pennsylvania must establish a statewide registry for vaccinations, through which every phase-eligible Pennsylvanian can be assured that when an appointment becomes available, they will be scheduled.

Social Security and Medicare may experience their own COVID-19 side effects, experts say

There could be bad news for people who turned 60 last year. Some long-haulers may also consider disability.

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