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PLCB Celebrates Alcohol Awareness Month by Honoring Young Artists Educating Peers...

Kicking off Alcohol Awareness Month with a ceremony at The State Museum, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board recognized 43 students who participated in the...

Heartbreak and Joy for a Couple from Hershey, Pennsylvania

By Flora Posteraro - In 2014, Lesa and Brennan Brackbill of Hershey welcomed a healthy baby girl named Victoria. Everything was great then everything changed....

Top 10 Cities And States Affected By Mosquitoes And Ticks

Spring has finally arrived and with it, warmer temperatures and frequent rain showers. While many enjoy the sunshine, the rise in humidity and increase...

Auditor General, Health Advocates Warn Legal Attack on Affordable Care Act...

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale joined public health advocates to warn that the Trump Administration’s latest legal attack on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will...

As Spring Begins, Residents urged to Protect Against Lyme Disease

With longer days and warmer spring weather on the way, the Wolf Administration wants all Pennsylvanians to be aware of Lyme disease and ticks...

Do you Know the Risk Factors of Chronic Kidney Disease

Department of Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine encouraged residents to be aware of the risk factors of chronic kidney disease as more than 30...

April Recognized as ‘Limb Loss Awareness Month’ in Pennsylvania

Honoring the many Americans living with limb loss – and raising awareness about the causes – are the dual aims of a resolution the...

Drug and Alcohol Use in the United States Costs Over $1.45...

From the devastating impact of crime on families and cities, lost productivity, costs to employers and the economy, to staggering health care costs raising...

Capital BlueCross Launches My Rx Guide in Central PA

Capital BlueCross is announcing My Rx Guide, a first-of-its-kind arrangement in Central Pennsylvania in which a pharmacist will be embedded into a patient's medical care team in...

Plan to Eliminate Religious and “Philosophical” Exemptions for Vaccines for Kids

State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) announced legislation designed to increase the number of Pennsylvania school children who are immunized against diseases that spread easily among...