The TikTok Doc

Austin Chiang, self-professed “medical mythbuster,” is changing the way people get their (correct, research-based) health information … and absolutely killing it on social media.

By Christine Speer Lejeune

Guest Commentary: Playing the Vaccinations Race Card

As citywide vaccination rates drop, a veteran political consultant reflects on the absurdity of the city’s failed attempts at vaccine equity

By Ken Smukler

Ideas We Should Steal: Reason to Run

An Oregon-based prison running program is helping incarcerated women with their mental and physical health, while giving them tools that discourage recidivism. Could it do the same in Philly?

By Chaundra Furin-Campbell

Ideas We Should Steal: Vax to Win

Want to boost Covid vaccination rates in Philly? We should take a cue from any number of state and local governments around the country—Free cars! Savings bonds! A million bucks!!— and incentivize that shot

By Christine Speer Lejeune

Guest Commentary: One Year From an Execution

On the anniversary of George Floyd’s murder, the deputy director of the City’s Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity reflects on Black mental health, stress and trauma

By Sharon Clinton

This Election Day, Let’s Vote and Vax

Want to increase vaccination rates and voter turnout? Philly 3.0’s engagement director has an idea for that

By Jon Geeting

The Optimist

Every day, Kevin Mahoney, CEO of University of Pennsylvania Health System, is rethinking the future of health care and partnering with anyone who buys into his vision. All this despite that 1.98 college GPA.

By Christine Speer Lejeune

Breaking Barriers to Black Health

Get Fresh Daily founder and recent Well City Challenge winner Jiana Murdic is making healthy food accessible to her community—with a special focus on Black moms like her

By Maddy Sweitzer-Lamme