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AARP Members Ask Lawmakers For Help Fighting Skyrocketing Prescription Drug Prices

More than 200 AARP members from throughout Pennsylvania told state lawmakers that they are struggling to pay spiking prescription drug prices and can't afford to...

Auditor General Highlights Efforts to Keep Prescription Drug Costs Under Control

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale urged the General Assembly to reduce Medicaid prescription costs by increasing the transparency of how pharmacy benefit managers do business....

Former Lackawanna County Medical Technician Sentenced to 3-6 Years in Prison...

A former Lackawanna County medical technician was sentenced to 36-72 months in state prison followed by 7 years of probation for forging prescriptions for...

DMVA Reminds Veterans about the Amputee and Paralyzed Veterans Program

During National Limb Loss Awareness Month, the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) is reminding veterans about its Amputee and Paralyzed Veterans Pension...

Governor Highlights Pennsylvania’s Opioid Response to New Governors at National Summit

Governor Tom Wolf today was a featured participant at the National Governors Association’s (NGA) Opioid Summit for New Administrations in Washington, D.C., presenting Pennsylvania’s...

Pennsylvania Dental Association Announces Winners of Annual Statewide Third-Grade Student Poster...

Third-grader Mateo Cruz of Solomon Plains Elementary School in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County will receive a $500 prize for winning first place in the Pennsylvania Dental Association's (PDA) 2019 National Children's Dental...

The Pot Payout in PA

Now that medical marijuana is legal in PA, is recreational pot next? Chick2Chick chats about the latest movement to make it legal-plus critics who...

Gov. Wolf to Highlight Pennsylvania’s Opioid Response to New Governors at...

Governor Tom Wolf will be a featured participant at the National Governors Association’s (NGA) Opioid Summit for New Administrations, Monday in Washington, D.C., presenting...

PA sees Success of Overdose Information Network at One-Year Mark

Governor Tom Wolf was joined at the Opioid Operational Command Center at PEMA by Acting Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Lieutenant Colonel Robert Evanchick, York...

100,000 Medical Marijuana Patient Certifications, First Phase II Grower/Processor Now Operational

The Wolf Administration announced that approved doctors have issued more than 100,000 patient certifications to allow patients with serious medical conditions access to the...