Frank H. Netter Symposium on Arts and Health

March 27, 2017 at 4:33 pm | Local

Thomas Jefferson University in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (PAFA) and Fleisher Art Memorial, and sponsored by Elsevier, is hosting the Frank H. Netter Symposium on Arts and Health, a program that explores the role of the arts in health- from observation training to burnout prevention- with healthcare students, faculty and trainees, artists and […]

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PDPH: Women and HIV/AIDs

March 10, 2017 at 4:03 pm | Local

The following is a letter from the Philadelphia Department of Public Health regarding women and HIV/AIDs. (Originally released on March 10, 2017) Dear Provider, Today, March 10th, is National Women and Girls HIV/ AIDS Awareness Day. Approximately 25% of all persons living in Philadelphia diagnosed with HIV are female. HIV continues to disproportionately affect Black and […]

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Support from 15 National Organizations for Philadelphia Sugary Drink Tax

March 10, 2017 at 3:50 pm | Local, State

In a friend-of-the-court brief filed today with the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania in the case of Lora Jean Williams et al. v. City of Philadelphia et al., leading groups working to improve the health of communities provide scientific evidence of the severe consequences of sugary drinks and their impact in Philadelphia. The brief from the […]

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3rd Annual Addictions Symposium

March 6, 2017 at 10:34 am | Local

The Philadelphia Psychiatric Society and the Pennsylvania Society of Addiction Medicine are excited to invite PCMS members to attend the 3rd annual Addictions Symposium, Expert Minds Unite: A Two Track Update on Addictions, on Saturday, March 25th at the Thomas Jefferson Alumni Hall. New this year, they are offering two, full-day tracks to help maximize […]

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