Healthcare

COVID-19 drive-thru testing
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Cherri Gregg
May 26, 2020 - 4:45 pm
Businesses in the Delaware Valley are gearing up to reopen, but how can business owners ensure the safety of their employees and the public? Read more here.
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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 17, 2020 file photo British Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures as he gives a press conference about the ongoing situation with the COVID-19.
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AP News
April 05, 2020 - 5:00 pm
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who was diagnosed with the new coronavirus more than a week ago, was admitted to a hospital Sunday for tests. Read more here.
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 25, 2020 file photo, medical personnel are silhouetted against the back of a tent before the start of coronavirus testing in the parking lot outside of Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla.
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AP News
March 29, 2020 - 5:01 pm
Older people remain most at risk of dying as the new coronavirus continues its rampage around the globe, but they’re far from the only ones vulnerable. One of many mysteries: Men seem to be faring worse than women. Read more here.
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Nurses care for victims of a Spanish influenza epidemic outdoors amidst canvas tents during an outdoor fresh air cure, Lawrence, Massachusetts, 1918.
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Mark Abrams
March 29, 2020 - 4:00 am
A Devon graduate student says family tree research for a book she was compiling led her to uncover the role of Catholic religious sisters in helping Philadelphia cope with the last pandemic to hit the region back in 1918. Read more here.
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A stethoscope.
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Antionette Lee
March 26, 2020 - 9:29 pm
Medical professionals are part of the crew on the frontlines of the fight against COVID-19, and some healthcare workers are pulling double duty by volunteering with the city’s emergency medical response team. Read more here.
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Andy Siegel with a box N95 filtration masks.
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Cherri Gregg
March 26, 2020 - 8:50 pm
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, some have stepped out to answer the city's call for donations of medical supplies for healthcare workers and families, including the owner of a Philadelphia hardware store and a Philadelphia mom whose daughter underwent two liver transplants. Read more here.
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Medical advice.
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Lynne Adkins
March 22, 2020 - 4:20 pm
Medical professionals offering advice through telemedicine are seeing an explosion of calls because of the pandemic. Read more here.
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Gov. Phil Murphy
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David Madden
March 15, 2020 - 5:45 pm
With 31 new coronavirus cases announced and a day after reporting the state's second fatality, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy is reaching out to the White House. Read more here.
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Stethoscope.
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KYW Staff
February 25, 2020 - 3:48 pm
There are certain conditions in healthcare that are the most expensive to treat as a society, and it's determined by how many people the conditions impact and how complicated they are to manage. Read more here.
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Drug use
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Pat Loeb
February 25, 2020 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia's health care community has put together an unprecedented strategy for tackling the opioid epidemic, and it could make medically assisted treatment available to thousands more people seeking to get off of opioids. Read more here.
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