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Some mothers who aim to provide breast milk for their babies are turning to the Internet, but is it safe to buy breast milk online? Diane Spatz, nurse researcher and manager of the lactation program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, says informal milk sharing is quite common.
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Dec. 07--PHILADELPHIA -- The president and CEO of the Urban League of Philadelphia, Patricia A. Coulter, is stepping down in June after 13 years, a tenure in which she raised the organization's profile and oversaw the move of its headquarters from North Philadelphia to Center City.
A former Republican party chairman from suburban Philadelphia charged with rape will appear before an out-of-county judge for an upcoming hearing.
City Council voted on Thursday to override a mayoral veto of a bill that will restrict the development of new medical offices in Northeast Philadelphia's 6th and 10th Councilmanic Districts.
Drake has announced that he is slated to build a recording studio in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania's Strawberry Mansion High School.
A 23-year-old Philadelphia man, charged with killing a woman and her three children while he was allegedly drag racing on Roosevelt Boulevard, has now pleaded guilty in an unrelated federal fraud case.
Sure, there may be times when ancestors get "handed to us on a silver platter," but that's not very often.
An arresting visual display was attracting attention today on the campus of Villanova University , where students and faculty members put together a memorial to last year's victims of gun violence in Philadelphia.
Two Philadelphia nonprofits got some deserved recognition today - and a big financial boost - from the charitable arm of a huge banking conglomerate.
City Council members have reached what officials are calling an "historic" agreement to rein in a longstanding Philadelphia problem: how to dispose of tens of thousands of vacant properties and lots.
Nearly 35 years after Rocky Balboa returned for his first sequel, Philadelphia's favorite adopted son has inspired city runners to go to the distance.
A 17-year-old Philadelphia boy charged with witness intimidation and making terrorist threats by way of Twitter pleaded guilty Wednesday in family court.
A pizza delivery driver is shot and critically injured in Overbrook, in what police say appears to be an ambush.
The Philadelphia Inquirer said the 17-year-old Martin Luther King High School student pleaded guilty Wednesday in Family Court to witness intimidation and terroristic threats.