Philadelphia Lawmakers Push Paid-Sick-Leave Measure Forward AgainAfter a day-long hearing, a Philadelphia City Council committee hasapproved a bill that forces local businesses to offer workers paid sick leave.
Phila. Health Commissioner Announces New Incentives For Smokers Trying To QuitWhile many people try to stop smoking cold turkey, Dr. Donald Schwartz says, your likelihood of quitting for good increases when you have support.
Southeastern Pa. Counties Join To Battle Corbett's Planned Budget CutsAt issue at the Philadelphia City Council hearing was the governor's plan to consolidate social service funding into "block grants" while shrinking the level of funding by about 20 percent.
Philadelphia Officials Warn State Cuts Will Decimate Mental Health Services HereDr. Donald Schwarz says he has "not seen anything like this before."
'Superheroes' Rally In Philadelphia To Fight Hepatitis BAbout 100 people rallied outside Philadelphia City Hall on Tuesday afternoon, becoming "superheroes for a day" in the fight against hepatitis B.
Winner Of Package Design For 'Philadelphia Condom' Announced"The winner is Michael Bodenberger with the Freedom Condom design," said Mayor Michael Nutter at a City Hall ceremony.
$250 Prize For Designing Philly Specific Condom WrapperThe Philadelphia Health Department is holding a design contest to draw awareness to the importance of condom use.
Philly Boosts Anti-Smoking EffortsIf you are trying to quit smoking then this is your lucky day.
Philadelphia City Council Committee Gets Update On AIDS In City