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Pennsylvania Kicks off ‘Phase 2’ of Statewide Tour to Discuss Local...

Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) Secretary Dr. Latika Davis-Jones kicked off Phase 2 of the agency’s statewide stakeholder engagement tour in Berks County...

Navigating Lung Cancer: 5 Essential Facts Families Should Know About Lung...

About every two and a half minutes, someone in the U.S. is diagnosed with lung cancer. The diagnosis process usually starts with a suspected...

Pennsylvania Selected for National Effort to Address Health-Related Social Needs and...

Department of Human Services Secretary Dr. Val Arkoosh announced that Pennsylvania is one of nine states chosen to participate in the Center for Health Care...

‘Street Medicine’ Helps Those Who Fall Through Healthcare’s Cracks

Yomari Salvador-Rivera and Christine Nepple know where the cracks are in the healthcare system in Berks County, Pennsylvania, and their job, in fact their...

Department of Human Services Highlights Resources for Aging Individuals with Intellectual...

The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services released the latest issue of the Positive Approaches Journal, which aims to provide the most recent research for people with...

Penn State Health Children’s Hospital Expanding Surgical Capabilities to Lancaster County

Penn State Health Children’s Hospital is making it more convenient for young patients and their families in Lancaster County and the surrounding regions to access...

New Poll Shows Pennsylvanians Support Comprehensive Smokefree Policies

The Pennsylvania Alliance to Control Tobacco released new polling data that shows overwhelming statewide support for comprehensive smokefree policies. The statewide poll conducted by Susquehanna Polling and Research asked...

Pennsylvania Offering Grants to Provide Resources for Individuals with Substance Use...

The Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) announced the availability of $6.5 million in funding to expand drop-in center services for individuals with substance...

Advocates Rally at PA Capitol for Increased Funding for Disability Services

Advocates in support of human service programs and initiatives that help millions of Pennsylvanians rallied at the PA Capitol. Members of the Rehabilitation and...

Four-Legged, Furry Royalty Joins Hershey Medical Center: Meet Baron

The facility dog program at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is gaining some four-legged prestige with a new royalty-inspired pack member: Baron....