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Those Who Give May Get Better Health In Return

Millions of Americans give freely of their time and energy to help lift their communities, and while they ask for nothing in return, science...

Department of Health Gives Update on “High” Flu Season in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Department of Health officials today provided an update on 2021-2022 flu season and encouraged Pennsylvanians to get a flu vaccine as soon as...

New Study: Weight Loss Before Infertility Treatment may not Increase Healthy...

Health care professionals often encourage women with obesity to lose weight prior to trying to conceive or start infertility treatments. But a new nationwide...

Drive-Through High-Volume COVID Testing Site to Open at Hershey Medical Center

Acting Secretary of Health Keara Klinepeter today announced the federal government has approved a second high-volume and high-throughput COVID-19 testing site for Pennsylvania. Penn...

Government to Give Away 400 Million Free N95 Masks Starting Next...

The Biden administration will begin making 400 million N95 masks available for free to U.S. residents starting next week, now that federal officials are emphasizing their better...

How to Get Free COVID-19 Tests from Government Website

The Biden administration on Tuesday quietly launched its website for Americans to request free at-home COVID-19 tests, a day before the site was scheduled...

Is S.A.D. Making You Sad?

Today is known as “Blue Monday” - the saddest day of the year. Feeling down could be a sign of the winter blues. But...

Penn State Health Revises Visitation and Mask Guidelines

In response to an uptick in patients with COVID-19 across the health system, Penn State Health has revised its patient visitation guidelines. The guidelines...

Consumers Now Have Increased Protections from Unexpected Medical Bills

Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman reminded Pennsylvanians that the federal No Surprises Act legislation is now in effect and patients are protected from receiving...

Governor Celebrates Expansion of Senior Prescription Assistance Programs

Governor Tom Wolf was joined by state and local officials and older Pennsylvanians to celebrate recently signed legislation to expand eligibility in the Pharmaceutical...

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