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Attorney General Leads Coalition in Defense of Evidence-Based Teen...

Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced that Pennsylvania led a coalition of 21 Attorneys General in filing an amicus brief supporting Planned Parenthood’s legal challenge against...

Amazon Donates More Than 22,000 Tubs of Play-Doh and Art Supplies...

Amazon associates from four local Central Pennsylvania fulfillment centers gifted more than 22,000 tubs of Play-Doh and art supplies to Caitlin’s Smiles in Harrisburg. Caitlin’s...

75% of Employers Say Their Workplace Has Been Impacted by Opioid...

Seventy-five percent of U.S. employers have been directly affected by opioids but – startlingly ­– only 17 percent feel extremely well prepared to deal...

Childrens Hospitals Week to support Penn State Children’s Hospital March...

To raise awareness of the importance of children’s hospitals and how donations help sick and injured children in the community, Children’s Miracle Network at...

Wolf Administration Explores Lead Exposure Prevention and Remediation Initiative

Governor Tom Wolf today announced that the Department of Human Services (DHS) is exploring the possibility of using Medicaid funds to pay for primary...

ID Bill Would Strengthen Protection of Healthcare Workers in PA

Omitting a healthcare worker’s last name on identification badges is a step in the right direction to protect them from workplace-related violence, said state...

Department of Health Encourages Pennsylvanians to Get Enough Sleep

For many people, the days that follow the beginning of daylight saving time, and losing an hour of sleep, can be difficult. The Wolf...

Office of Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit Nominated for Inspector...

Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced the Office of Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) was nominated for the Inspector General’s Award for Excellence...

‘Stop Rx Greed’ Campaign Targeting High Prescription Drug Prices

AARP announced the launch of 'Stop Rx Greed,' a nationwide campaign aimed at lowering prescription drug prices. The goal of AARP's sustained campaign is...

Waiting to Exhale: Watching Asthma Take My Son’s Breath Away

By Flora Posteraro My son was born ready to party!  This chubby baby didn't want to go to sleep, fearing he would miss something.  Sean...