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FINAL DEADLINE: January 15 for Pennie’s Open Enrollment Period

Pennsylvania Insurance Department and Pennie officials joined leaders at the Health Annex in Philadelphia to remind Pennsylvanians that the final deadline for 2023 health coverage through Pennie,...

PA Health and Berks County Selected to be First Pilot Site...

The Pennsylvania Department of Health and County of Berks will be the nation’s first to test a new COVID-19 Home Test to Treat Pilot...

Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs Announces Funding Opportunity for Regional...

The Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) announced the availability of more than $4 million in grant funding for the establishment of regional...

PA Highlights Substance Use Disorder Prevention, Education Tool for Restaurant and...

The Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) and Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) joined C&J Catering employees to discuss substance...

DEP and Department of Health Joined by Lung Cancer Survivor to Encourage...

Leaders from the Pennsylvania Departments of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Health (DOH) were joined by a lung cancer survivor to encourage Pennsylvanians to do...

DEP Declares Code Orange Air Quality Action Day Wednesday, January 11...

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has declared a Code Orange Air Quality Action Day for fine particulate matter for Wednesday, January 11,...

Heart Attack or Cardiac Arrest? Knowing the Difference Can Save Lives

Heart attacks and sudden cardiac arrest, two of the leading killers in the U.S., can occur anywhere at any time. Knowing the difference between the two could help save a life, according to Colleen Gavin, a senior...

American Lung Association and American Academy of Pediatrics Partner to Help...

According to the 2022 National Youth Tobacco Survey, more than three million middle and high school students use at least one tobacco product and more...

Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Now Underway, Free Insurance Counseling Available through PA...

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging reminds Medicare beneficiaries that the annual Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period runs from January 1 to March 31. During this...

High Levels of Radon Gas Detected in 39% of Pennsylvania Homes

Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer and the “State of Lung Cancer” report reveals that it is detected at high levels...

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