Meet the Disruptors: The One Health Company

Married duo Benjamin Lewis and Christina Lopes are revolutionizing animal testing to benefit both pets and people

By Jill Harkins

The Citizen Updates: Rebel Ventures

The crew of high school students have fed students throughout the School District—part of their plan to bring healthy snacks to every child

By Jamie Bogert

Meet The Disruptor: QSPACES

Queer and trans people have worse health outcomes than the general public. A local couple is trying to change that with a Yelp-like doctors app for LGBTQ Philadelphians

By Emma Eisenberg

The Citizen Updates: Emily Kramer-Golinkoff

Emily’s Entourage founder is racing against time to cure her own rare disease

By Kyle Mountain

The Citizen Update: Healthy Rowhouse Project

A program to keep low-income residents in their homes gets a $1 million startup grant

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

A New Kind of Recovery

West Philly houses the first residential drug & alcohol treatment program in the country for transgender people—and seeks to set an example

By Emma Eisenberg

Taking On Asthma

It is the number one cause of chronic absenteeism in Philadelphia schools, and one of the reasons so many children fall behind. One woman is working to change all that, at home and in schools

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Ideas We Should Steal: Let’s Diet!

Challenged by its mayor, Oklahoma City lost a collective 1 million pounds. Philly once tried—and failed— the same thing. Here’s how, this time, we can succeed

By Rosella LeFevre