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Two Philadelphia Hospitals To Stop Hiring Smokers

As of July 1, 2013, two major hospitals under the University of Pennsylvania Health System will cease hiring smokers.

07/01/2013

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UPenn Health System Will Stop Hiring Tobacco Users

The University of Pennsylvania’s health system says that beginning this summer people who use tobacco products will no longer be hired.

02/19/2013

(Proposed office building would go above existing parking garage at 8th and Walnut.  Credit: Google Maps)

City Council Committee OKs Plan For Penn Medical Tower at 8th and Walnut

Plans for construction of a medical office tower in center city by Penn Health System have gotten an initial okay in Philadelphia City Council despite concerns voiced by nearby Jefferson University.

05/04/2011

(Dr. Kermit Gosnell.  Photo provided by Philadelphia DA's office)

Jury: Philadelphia Doctors Failed To Report Dangerous Peer

A Philadelphia doctor accused of regularly maiming women and killing viable babies at his filthy abortion clinic should have been reported by other physicians but was not.

04/09/2011

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