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Wolf Administration Awards $15 Million in Housing Grants to Help Individuals...

Governor Tom Wolf announced the departments of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) and Human Services (DHS) have awarded $15 million in federal Substance Abuse...

Senate Passes Bill to Expand CPR Training in Schools

The Pennsylvania Senate unanimously passed legislation aimed at saving lives through greater education and training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, according to Senator Tom Killion (R-9),...

Governor Wolf Announces New Funding to Help Attack PFAS Contamination of...

Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of funding through the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) for projects that will remove contamination of harmful perfluoroalkyl and...

Blood Science Foundation to Shine Light on Pittsburgh’s Shortage of Blood...

Each day, the greater Pittsburgh region's number of blood donors is at about half of the level required to meet the needs of our health care...

Bills to Ban Vaping Product Sales to Minors and Require Full...

Two bills and one resolution sponsored PA House Health Committee Chairman Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) are moving forward this week. On Monday, Rapp’s legislation to prohibit...

Bill Aimed At Preventing Child Heatstroke Deaths in Vehicles Approved by...

The State Senate unanimously approved legislation sponsored by Senator Tom Killion (R-9) that is intended to save lives by providing immunity to individuals who...

Can Raising the Minimum Wage in Pennsyvania Improve Healthy Eating?

The state Health Secretary reminded Pennsylvanians about the importance of eating healthy foods and highlighted how an increase in the state’s minimum wage can...

5 Colleges and Universities Receive Grants to Pursue 100% Tobacco-Free Campuses...

As part of its commitment to building healthier communities, CVS announced it has provided a total of more than $65,000 in grants through the CVS...

Governor Touts Efforts to Fight Opioid Epidemic, Expand Take-Back Boxes

Governor Tom Wolf joined representatives from Walgreens and its partners to outline his administration’s efforts in the fight against the opioid epidemic, including the...

Legislation to Set Safe Nurse-to-Patient Limits

Senator Maria Collett RN (D-Montgomery/Bucks) and Representative Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks) held a press conference today to introduce their legislation to set safe nurse-to-patient limits...