‘A great calling’: This Philly RN has been named the Pennsylvania School Nurse of the Year

“As the city has become so much more heterogenous, I just love that,” said Duffey-Bernt.

Brain cancer ended his NFL dreams. Now he’s scoring touchdowns for rare-disease researchers.

Rob Long is the head of Uplifting Athletes in Doylestown. The nonprofit raises money for research into rare diseases that don’t often make headlines.

Brain cancer ended his NFL dreams. Now he’s scoring touchdowns for rare-disease researchers.

Rob Long is the head of Uplifting Athletes in Doylestown. The nonprofit raises money for research into rare diseases that don’t often make headlines.

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Georgia researchers have designed this AI-powered backpack for the visually impaired

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Rutgers competitive hammer thrower trains for NCAA Championship

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