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New Report: PA Hospitals Decrease Mortality, Re admissions

Pennsylvania’s hospitals continue to make strides in improving the quality and outcomes of the care they deliver to patients across the commonwealth, according to...

Healthy Thanksgiving Tips from the “Healthy You Cafe” in PA

By Flora Posteraro Michele Reber has turkey on the brain.  In a week, she'll prepare a Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings but 3 things will...

State Receives Funding to Improve Nutrition, Physical Activity for Pennsylvanians

The Pennsylvania Department of Health announced that it received the State Physical Activity and Nutrition (SPAN) grant from the Centers for Disease Control and...

State Health Department-Know the Signs of Diabetes

The State Health Department is encouraging all Pennsylvanians to be aware of the signs and symptoms of diabetes and the ways to reduce the...

People Who Put Up Christmas Decorations Early Are Happier

Are you the type of person who breaks out the Christmas decorations early or do you “bah humbug” your way through stores from Halloween...

New Exercise Guidelines to stay Fit and Healthy

Move more, sit less and get children active as young as age 3, say new federal guidelines that stress that any amount and any...

Medicare expands access to in-home support for seniors

(Cumberlink.com) Medicare is experimenting with a new direction in health care. Starting next year, seniors in many states will be able to get additional services...
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Lock Up Lung Cancer-Powerful New Video Campaign

Lung cancer is the #1 cancer killer of women. It’s a hidden issue. It’s a women’s issue and few live to tell their stories....

Wear Blue to Support Children’s Grief Awareness Day in PA this...

Children's Grief Awareness Day is Thursday, November 15 in Pennsylvania.  It's a day to help grieving children and highlight how the support of others...

Capital BlueCross Named Corporate Citizen of the Year by Harrisburg Regional...

Capital BlueCross has received a 2018 Catalyst Award for creating positive change in the Harrisburg region. The Corporate Citizen of the Year Award is...

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