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Pennsylvania may ban this popular landscaping shrub

(Chambersburg Public Opinion) The sale of a popular landscaping shrub that harbors deer ticks may be prohibited soon in Pennsylvania. The state Controlled Plant and Noxious Weeds...

Overweight State: Few People Exercise In Pennsylvania

(Pittsburgh Patch) Just 22.9 percent of American adults are getting enough exercise, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and...

Change in Pennsylvania fireworks law creates little impact for first responders

(HM Media - by Jennifer Fitch) Despite anecdotes about increased amateur fireworks use in southern Franklin County, police and fire officials said they received...

LeadingAge PA Names Adam Marles President/CEO

LeadingAge PA today announced Adam Marles has been named president and CEO. He succeeds Ron Barth, who will retire June 30, after nearly three...

Lyme disease epidemic declared in western Pennsylvania as pediatric cases soar

(Beckers Healthcare - Harrison Cook) Instances of Lyme disease among children are on the rise in western Pennsylvania, leading physicians and healthcare leaders to declare...

Investing Locally to Create a Healthier Central Pennsylvania and Lehigh Valley

(Capital Blue Cross) The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) today released its annual “The Health of America Community Investment Report,” detailing the impact of community...

Capital BlueCross Launches New Virtual Care App and Expands Telehealth Access...

(Capital BlueCross) In its continued effort to provide convenient, affordable access to healthcare, Capital BlueCross today launched a new and expanded Virtual Care app....

Pennsylvania Obamacare insurers ask for a 5 percent increase next year

(Morning Call) Insurers want to raise premiums on Obamacare plans by about 4.9 percent for 2019, the Pennsylvania Insurance Department said Tuesday. The good news is that...

Record number of Pennsylvanians died from flu this season

(Morning Call) During a nasty influenza season dominated by a mostly vaccine-resistant viral strain, Pennsylvania had 256 deaths, the highest in recent history. Six children died during the...

The Latest Pennsylvania rural hospitals to pilot global payment model

(Health Data Management) As rural hospitals continue to face huge financial pressures with many forced to close, some medical facilities are looking to buck...

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