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  • Doctors see more Medicaid patients if they get paid more, study finds

    For two years, the Obama administration dramatically raised Medicaid reimbursements for primary care physicians in hopes that they would see more poor patients. The idea was that states would jump in to continue at least part of the payments. Few did,...
  • Four children's books introduce African American experiences

    Four children's books introduce African American experiences
    Picture books are often the primary means through which young children in the United States first learn about our nation's history. Telling stories about traumatic past events can prove challenging, though. How can we inspire young people from all...
  • Medical marijuana vote should be a no-brainer

    Medical marijuana vote should be a no-brainer
    When I was in pain — at times quite debilitating — from four breast-cancer related surgeries, I wished Florida had medical marijuana because narcotics make me sick. The highly addictive drugs my doctors prescribed made me nauseous and...
  • Himes To Hold 4th District House Seat

    Himes To Hold 4th District House Seat
    BRIDGEPORT -- U.S. Rep. Jim Himes won a fourth term in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday, besting his Republican challenger Dan Debicella, who conceded the race. Himes first rode into Congress in 2008 on a wave of Democratic support that...
  • 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...
  • Senior Living column: Compassion, thought required in all end-of-life decisions

    Apparently, I am going to live to be 95.86. Or, minimally, 89.18. If everything goes well, I might live to be 103.78. This is according to a questionnaire one can complete, devised by the Wharton School of Business at University of Pennsylvania. It was...
  • Philadelphia native Kevin Hart is hot. He stars in 'The Wedding Ringer' and other upcoming movies and hosts 'SNL' on Saturday.

    This time last year, North Philly native Kevin Hart was proving his marquee muscle by steering "Ride Along" to a sizeable $130 million at the box office. For the rest of 2014, Hart popped up in supporting roles in the ensemble comedies "About Last...
  • Carolyn V. Jacobi

    Carolyn V. Jacobi
    Carolyn V. Jacobi, whose life's work as a cemetery consumer advocate led her to establish Eternal Justice, which spurred the founding of the Maryland Office of Cemetery Oversight, died Jan. 7 of a heart attack at her home in Fort Washington, Prince...
  • 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,"...
  • From car seats to food allergies, new rules for bringing up baby

     From car seats to food allergies, new rules for bringing up baby
    Attention, parents and parents-to-be. Your world is about to be turned upside down, and this time it's not your baby's fault. Doctors and researchers have re-evaluated recommendations for pregnancy and for feeding children, brushing their teeth —...
  • From car seats to food allergies, new rules for bringing up baby

    From car seats to food allergies, new rules for bringing up baby
    Attention, parents and parents¬≠-to¬≠-be. Your world is about to be turned upside down, and this time it’s not your baby’s fault. Doctors and researchers have re-evaluated recommendations for pregnancy and for feeding children, brushing...