Stack, Tomlinson Announce Significant RACP Grant for Aria Health-Torresdale

State Sens. Mike Stack and Robert Tomlinson have secured $3 million in state funding for an expansion project at Aria Health-Torresdale in Northeast Philadelphia. The lawmakers presented the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) funds to the hospital at a news
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Stack Calls for Spending Transparency at State, State-Related Universities

Following the NCAA’s sanctions against Penn State University, which includes a hefty fine, state Sen. Mike Stack today called for more openness and transparency at colleges and universities that received state support. “As Penn State continues to feel the fallout from the sex abuse scandal, it (more...)

AIDS Report Says Infections Slowing

By Charlene Porter
Staff Writer
The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) reports that 34.2 million people worldwide were living with HIV in 2011, while a decline in the rate of new infections has slowed the spread of the disease. UNAIDS released its latest findings about the scope and (more...)

Strangest Bars Of The World

Red Sea Star Bar First underwater bar, restaurant and observatory 'Red Sea Star Bar': The bar of the Red Sea Star differs in its essence from any other bar in Eilat, Israel. The floor of the Red Sea Star is made of real sand covered by a transparent epoxy layer. The chairs (more...)

California Wine and U.S. Beef Make a Perfect Pair

On June 14th, Ambassador McFaul together with the Wine Institute of California and the U.S. Meat Export Federation hosted a summer wine and beef promotion at the Ambassador’s residence, Spaso House.  Over 200 guests representing Moscow’s food and beverage industry tasted wines from nine Russian importers (more...)

How We Can Protect Student Athletes From Sudden Cardiac Arrest

To the applause of a school auditorium filled with families who have lost their children to sudden cardiac arrest and families whose children’s lives have been saved by preventive heart screenings, Gov. Tom Corbett signed into law Rep. Mike Vereb’s (R-Montgomery) House Bill 1610, making Pennsylvania (more...)

What You Need to Know to Help Prevent Ambulance Fraud

The Philadelphia County Medical Society (PCMS) published some recommendations " What You Need to Know to Help Prevent Ambulance Fraud": "The City of Philadelphia and surrounding counties have seen a dramatic increase in the number of ambulance providers.  From 2006 to 2011, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties have had (more...)

How About Them Apples?

From Windy Ridge Orchard in Grafton County to Apple Acres in Rockingham County, “pick-your-own” apple orchards dot New Hampshire’s bucolic landscape. Residents and visitors alike enjoy selecting their own fruits, making apple picking a favorite autumn activity. Most New Hampshire orchards offer a variety of apples, such as (more...)

Earn Up to 100 Thousand Per Year! It’s Possible!

We agree. The heading sounds like a commercial ad. But in the case of Hitek Computer School, as promised by its director, Oleg Vertlib, it is a question of real money. Q: Oleg, let’s start at the beginning. Who does your school prepare? A: Hitek Computer School prepares specialists in professions (more...)

Mayor Nutter Gives High Marks To ‘Class of 2012’ ‘

Top of the Class: Mayor’s High School Graduation Celebration’ salutes students for their accomplishments and academic leaders announce scholarship recipient. Mayor Michael A. Nutter unofficially closed the books on the school year by celebrating the achievements of  nearly 1,000 high school graduates from more than 80 local schools today in (more...)

Professional Attare For Philadelphia’s Inspectors

The Department of Licenses and Inspections (L&I) proudly announces the implementation of a new Professional Attire policy, which will help Philadelphians easily identify L&I inspectors. Through vigorous enforcement of the codes and ordinances of the City of Philadelphia and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, L&I inspectors work tirelessly (more...)

Memorial Day in the United States

The Memorial Day holiday, observed by Americans on the last Monday of May, is for many the unofficial beginning of summer. Most will pause at some point to recall the holiday’s true purpose: to honor those who died defending the nation. A national moment of remembrance takes (more...)

Medical Malpractice Cases In Pennsylvania Levels Off

The number of medical malpractice cases in Pennsylvania has leveled off, CBS News reported. In 2003 the high court of the state made two key changes to the procedures for filing medical malpractice suits. After that a 44% decrease in the number of cases statewide when (more...)

High Blood Pressure, Diabetes Are Global Health Threats

The urgency of noncommunicable diseases as a cause of illness and death worldwide gained further credence May 16 with the latest release of global health statistics from the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva. High blood pressure afflicts one in three adults worldwide, putting them at greater (more...)

Beauty Overdose

They say that for some women beauty secrets remain secrets. In their rush for perfection they ignore all the “speed limits” and thus taking their ideas of beauty to the state of frightening grotesque: Jenny “Human Doll” Lee has gone through more than 40 surgeries (4 on her (more...)