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July 28 is World Hepatitis Day . The goal of this day is to raise awareness about hepatitis. You can do that by reading this blog and checking out health resources at the Free Library! The South… continue reading Health Resources for World Hepatitis Day

By written by Katie D.    July 24, 2017    3

This summer, we’re bound to have sunny, hot, and humid days. We may even experience extreme heat, when daytime temperatures reach the 90s or 100 degrees or above, along with high humidity… continue reading Summer in the City: Heat & Your Health

By written by Katie D.    July 11, 2017    1

The Culinary Literacy Center is excited to present Summer Thyme Cooks, a fresh approach to learning about cooking, collaboration, and cost. Summer Thyme Cooks is a FREE , four-part summer cooking… continue reading Summer Thyme Cooks - Apply Now!

By written by Jamie B.    May 10, 2017    6

As we gear up for the 3rd Annual Good Food for All Conference with the Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger on May 11 at the Parkway Central Library , the Culinary Literacy Center wants… continue reading Good Food for All: What Does Hunger Look Like To You?

By written by Suzanna U.    May 2, 2017   

Stress Awareness Month was started in 1992 to increase public awareness of the causes and cures for chronic stress. Stress is the body’s response to a person’s perception of a threat… continue reading Stress Awareness Month

By written by Phil K.    April 5, 2017   

The Free Library of Philadelphia, American Heart Association , and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia will come together at Parkway Central Library on Saturday, February 18 in honor of… continue reading We <3 Hearts: A Heart Healthy Family Day

By written by Melanie M.    February 13, 2017   

Get HYPE Philly is a city-wide initiative for youth development, funded by GSK and brought to youth by several organizations including The Food Trust and the Free Library of Philadelphia. At… continue reading What's the HYPE?

By written by Khyra L.    February 8, 2017    2

Pennsylvania Teen Health Week 2017 takes place January 9-13. The second annual state-wide week of awareness is unique in that it focuses on a holistic view of teen health and seeks to raise… continue reading Pennsylvania Teen Health Week

By written by Ann P.    January 9, 2017   

The United States is about to enter its fourth year of Health Insurance Open Enrollment. This year, consumers can sign up for health insurance between November 1, 2016 and January 31, 2017.… continue reading Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment Starts November 1, 2016!

By written by Autumn M.    October 28, 2016   

Get HYPE Philly! team and teen participants alike learn new things all the time about the benefits of different foods and how to prepare them. At a recent HYPE program with culinary educator… continue reading For the Love of Avocado!

By written by Khyra L.    October 13, 2016    17

October is Health Literacy Month , a month dedicated to promoting the importance of understandable health information. The month was first honored as an annual worldwide event in 1999 and… continue reading October is Health Literacy Month!

By written by Melanie M.    September 30, 2016    1