Posts Tagged ‘public health’

A History Of Leadership During Philadelphia's Epidemics

A History Of Leadership During Philadelphia’s Epidemics

July 21, 2017  |  Vantage

Contributor Sam Dunnington examines disease outbreaks in Philadelphia and the individuals that helped the city navigate its most deadly epidemics > more

Inside Pennsylvania Hospital's Little Seen Original Building

Inside Pennsylvania Hospital’s Little Seen Original Building

April 7, 2016  |  Last Light

What does America's oldest medical facility look like on the inside? Resplendent. Photographer Chandra Lampreich takes a stroll down the airy halls of Pennsylvania Hospital with this historical overview and photo essay > more

Report: Philly Lead Exposure Greater Than Flint

Report: Philly Lead Exposure Greater Than Flint

February 5, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Contextualizing the Philly lead exposure numbers, L&I moves to make demolition permit process more efficient, building a stealth tower by-right, and 20 units for starving artists coming to West Philadelphia > more

Rethinking The Hazardous Waterfront

Rethinking The Hazardous Waterfront

December 3, 2012  |  Soapbox

What's the most unhealthy part of Philadelphia? A new study says anywhere along the Delaware River. In a Soapbox column today, Chris Mizes argues that while planners are taking into account public health by promoting mixed uses and walkability, when it comes to the waterfront especially, we're missing the bigger issue > more

Why Fever 1793 Resonates

Why Fever 1793 Resonates

April 4, 2012  |  Possible City

It's a story of global interconnections, 18th century style, says the film's writer Nathaniel Popkin > more