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Department of Health Highlights 2018 Nursing Home Inspection and Sanction Information

During 2018, Pennsylvania Department of Health surveyors conducted 4,716 surveys at Pennsylvania nursing homes, issuing 169 sanctions and finalizing civil penalties totaling more than $1.5 million, according to Health Secretary...

Thousands of Pennsylvanians Weigh In on Recreational Marijuana

When Governor Tom Wolf announced that Lt. Governor John Fetterman would be embarking on a statewide recreational marijuana listening tour, he told reporters, “We both want...

PA State Trooper Healthcare in Jeopardy – Letter to the Editor

Pennsylvania state troopers accept the dangers of their job. So do our loved ones. It’s the price we pay for seeking to serve our...

PA Awards $3 Million for Community Health Workers in North Philadelphia

Governor Tom Wolf announced today his administration, through the departments of Human Services and Health, is awarding five grantees $3 million in support for...

Work Requirements Proposed for Medicaid Recipients in PA

Senators Scott Martin (R-13) and David G. Argall (R-29) will introduce a bill in the near future that will create commonsense work requirements for...

Sapphire Gala to Help More Than 1.7 million Pennsylvanians Suffering From...

The American Lung Association in Pennsylvania is set to host the 28th Annual Sapphire Gala on Saturday, March 9, 2019, at the Radisson Hotel...

Department of Health Reminds Pennsylvanians of the Importance of Vaccinations

The Department of Health wants all Pennsylvanians to take steps to protect themselves by getting immunized against several serious illnesses that can be life-threatening,...

“Understanding Medical Marijuana” Event in Harrisburg

Do you have questions about Medical Marijuana?  Do you need help with enrollment or obtaining a Medical Marijuana card?  Medical Marijuana became available in...

When I Thought My Best Friend was Going to Die from...

By Flora Posteraro - Jennifer and I met in 9th grade and we became instant friends!  We did everything together, went everywhere together-even dressed alike.  We...

State takes Legal Action Against UPMC for Violating Pennsylvania’s Charities...

Attorney General Josh Shapiro filed a petition in Commonwealth Court to modify the consent decrees governing the relationship between UPMC and Highmark, two of...

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