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  • Exhibit lauds Philly impact on photography

    The city of Philadelphia is known for many great things — it's the cradle of independence, the birthplace of the cheesesteak, the home of Rocky. It's not generally known as a center of great photography, but it should be, says Santa Bannon, owner of...
  • Midwife has been helping babies and mothers for more than 50 years

    Chantel Hull, 35, a lawyer from Ambler, Pa., stopped in for an appointment at the Birth Center in Bryn Mawr in early October, three weeks shy of her due date. This was her third child. "So how's the baby doing?" asked Ruth Wilf, her midwife. "Very good,...
  • Gov.-elect Tom Wolf names his transition team

    Democratic Gov.-elect Tom Wolf announced Thursday who will help his Chief of Staff Katie McGinty transition into the governor's mansion. Some of the new members of Wolf's transition team may look familiar. They served under Democratic Gov. Ed Rendell....
  • Football: Newport Harbor's Riley Gaddis can see clearly now

    Football: Newport Harbor's Riley Gaddis can see clearly now
    A mom never forgets her child's birthday. The one that stands out the most to Mary Lynn Gaddis is her son Riley Gaddis' second birthday. There wasn't much to celebrate on that day 16 years ago. On the day Riley turned 2, Mary Lynn learned her son...
  • Arrogance plus deception equals Obamacare. Ask Gruber.

    Arrogance plus deception equals Obamacare. Ask Gruber.
    "We have to pass the bill so you can find out what is in it ...." — Then-U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Obamacare, March 9, 2010 . Words to live by: Thou shalt not lie. Especially when thou mess with one-sixth of the U.S. economy. And...
  • 'Surviving the Coming Zombie Apocalypse' and other strange but real college courses

    'Surviving the Coming Zombie Apocalypse' and other strange but real college courses
    If you went to college or are in college as you read this, chances are you've taken at least one course considered a "easy A." From taking walking to fulfill a physical education requirement to music appreciation to fill an art requirement, most...
  • U. of C.'s Booth falls out of top spot in Bloomberg Businessweek MBA rankings

    U. of C.'s Booth falls out of top spot in Bloomberg Businessweek MBA rankings
    The University of Chicago's Booth School of Business has fallen out of the top spot on the Bloomberg Businessweek rankings of MBA programs, the publication said Tuesday. Booth, which fell to No. 3, had been No. 1 for the past four rankings. This is...
  • Christina Lavingia: Five ways moving could actually save you money

    Unless you're downsizing, moving doesn't usually lead to saving money. After all, between hiring movers, renting a moving truck, furnishing the new space and making back-and-forth trips (not to mention potentially having to break your lease), moving is...
  • A new look at how and when schizophrenia starts

    PHILADELPHIA The traditional view was that schizophrenia, the most devastating of mental illnesses, struck young people on the cusp of adulthood, often without much warning. In their late teens or early 20s, previously healthy men and women would...
  • Dr. Henry Seidenberg, prominent Chicago psychoanalyst, dies

    Dr. Henry Seidenberg, prominent Chicago psychoanalyst, dies
    Dr. Henry Seidenberg, a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, brought more than technical skill to his work at the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis and the old Michael Reese Hospital, colleagues said. "He was an incredibly optimistic and generous man,"...
  • Opioids prescribed by doctors led to 92,000 overdoses in ERs in one year

    Opioids prescribed by doctors led to 92,000 overdoses in ERs in one year
    Prescription drug overdoses, a dangerous side effect of the nation’s embrace of narcotic painkillers, are a “substantial” burden on hospitals and the economy, according to a new study of emergency room visits. Overdoses involving...