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According to the CDC, the flu is now hitting 49 states hard, peaking early and, in some cases, claiming lives. So far, eighteen flu deaths have been reported in Pennsylvania, and the outbreak doesn’t seem to be slowing down soon. 

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This State is Officially an Opioid Disaster Zone

 01/10/2018 - 17:22
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Governor Tom Wolf signed a public health Statewide Disaster Declaration today, initiating a concerted effort to fight against the pernicious opioid epidemic. This is the first-ever official proclamation to be made regarding the issue in Pennsylvania, but not the first time that the State has addressed it. What changes now?

La dieta detox a debate

 01/08/2018 - 09:28
¿Es una buena idea empezar el año a base de zumos de frutas y verduras? Foto: Sipnglo.com

“¡En enero empiezo! “Este año voy a ir más al gimnasio”. ¿Te suenan? Son los objetivos con los que todos solemos empezar el año. Este año la tendencia es comenzar el año con una dieta detox. ¿Sabes en qué consiste? ¿La puedes hacer en casa? ¿Es realmente tan saludable?

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Brace Yourselves for Impact! ‘Bomb Cyclone’ Expected To Hit Us Soon.

 01/03/2018 - 16:07
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You read that headline correctly. A “bomb cyclone”, or “bombogenesis”, is projected to impact Philadelphia with radically cold temperatures, dangerous gusts of wind, and plenty of snow. Here’s what you need to know, and what precautions you should take in case the meteorology reports are on target.

 

Living with HIV, Fighting with Hope

 12/01/2017 - 12:31
Kevin Burns, Executive Director of Action Wellness. Photograph by Samantha Laub for AL DÍA News. 

Action Wellness has been providing hope to Philadelphians living with (or at risk of) HIV/AIDS via pre-exposure prophylaxis medication, prevention education, case management, testing, and overall support since 1986. Its office is featured in the pioneering drama Philadelphia, starring Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, and Antonio Banderas, widely regarded as the first mainstream film to depict a sincere narrative on homosexuality and homophobia.

 

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