Philadelphia Health Department
In an effort to decrease the number of infant deaths in Philadelphia, a $13.5 million grant has been awarded to two local agencies.
Philadelphia health officials have not yet had to activate the city’s “Heatline” for a single day, and there have no heat-related deaths.
The defendant acknowledges her arrest was the best thing that could have happened to her.
The City Health Department is launching a new multi-media campaign to reduce the effects of second-hand smoke on children.
Philadelphia is cracking down on illegal sales of tobacco products to minors. Smoking is the leading cause of death and disability in Philadelphia. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl visits some violators and reveals the underage and undercover operation.
The Philadelphia Health Department said Thursday the city’s school children are getting thinner.
The Philadelphia Department of Health has launched a new program to get teenage girls to carry condoms. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more.
Blame the perceived stigma and fear, says Terri Clark, prevention services coordinator at ActionAIDS in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia will host its largest convention of the year later this week.
The city of Philadelphia will be under a heat warning Monday and Tuesday.
Flu season is approaching, and the Philadelphia Health Department is offering free flu immunizations to city residents.
Nationally – 80 percent of boys are using a condom the first time they have sex – but in Philadelphia – a study released earlier this year finds the percentage is closer to 60 percent.
The medical examiner officially listed the cause of death as cardio-vascular disease and heat.
Councilman Darrell Clarke says that in parts of his district, next to crime, wild and possibly rabid raccoons are the top issue.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia health officials testified today that HIV and AIDS remain pervasive problems in the city, particularly among lower income families. City Council looked at the issue today, and the committee hearing included […]