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All News tagged "wellness"

porch light

Mural Arts Initiative Puts the Intersection of Art and Healing at 11th Street

This year, Drexel's 11th Street Family Health Services is participating in the Porch Light Initiative, a project that situates art and human connection at the heart of recovery and healing in distressed Philadelphia neighborhoods.

Robert Maschi

Marathon Recovery Tips Getting back on the road safely following your marathon

It's marathon season and Drexel's Dr. Robert Maschi has a few recovery tips to get you back on the road safely following your race.
Bill Cosby interacts with 11th Street patients during his visit to a cooking class

Bill Cosby Performs Benefit for 11th Street Family Health Services of Drexel University

Bill Cosby performs Oct. 5 to benefit the Expansion Fund for 11th Street Family Health Services of Drexel University (11th Street), a health center located in the heart of the Richard Allen Homes in North Philadelphia. Cosby spent several years during his youth living in that area, then known as the Richard Allen Housing Project.

Drexel Experts Available to Comment on the 2012 Olympics

Theater Program Director Nick Anselmo works with kids in the Mantua in Action summer program

Mantua Middle School Students Try Sports, Playwriting in Summer Program

Mantua in Action, a new summer program serving 178 Mantua middle school students from June 25 – August 10, is bringing together sports and enrichment opportunities to help students develop athletic skills and academic abilities, benefit from peer and adult role models, and demonstrate greater competence and hope for the future.

Photo of Fresh Food Hub on Lancaster

Drexel and Partners Bring Fresh Produce to West Philadelphia Community

Recently the Fresh Food Hub, a non-profit food truck that serves low-income customers with produce to promote healthy eating, made its debut in West Philadelphia. Beginning as a pushcart market that appeared only once a week, the truck has expanded to provide a wide variety of produce and grocery items to the West Philadelphia community.

Drexel Experts Available To Comment on Supreme Court’s Impending Health Care Ruling

Urban garden designed by Drexel students

Drexel Students Design Urban Garden for West Philly Seniors

An urban garden, called the “Healthy Outdoor Garden Oasis,” created by students from Drexel University and sponsored by the Drexel University Office  for Community Initiatives, is now open at the Mantua Presbyterian Apartments, a HUD Section 202 senior housing community of Presby’s Inspired Life.

Obesity Experts Available to Comment on HBO's Weight of the Nation

Drexel Named Among Healthiest Employers

Drexel University received a Healthiest Employers Award by the Philadelphia Business Journal for the second year in a row. The University is the only higher education institution to receive the award.
Drexel Launches Shima Seiki Haute Technology Laboratory to Develop Smart Textiles and Wearable Technology

Drexel University Finalizes Deal with Shima Seiki USA

Following the signing of a groundbreaking, $1 million agreement with Shima Seiki USA, Genevieve Dion, assistant professor and fashion design program director in Drexel University’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, will now have the state-of-the-art laboratory to conduct research for the development of new smart textiles, wearable technologies and to explore new methods of production that will ultimately impact a number of market sectors.

Women and children at the 11th Street Family Health Services draw and write as part of an educational or integrative health program.

National Study Highlights Integrative Wellness Care at Drexel's 11th Street Family Health Services

The 11th Street Family Health Services of Drexel University was one of 29 centers surveyed for a new national study released last week that reports on trends in the practice of integrative health care at centers across the United States.