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The GIANT Company donates $1 million to Penn State Children’s Hospital

The GIANT Company is donating $1 million to Children’s Miracle Network at Penn State Children’s Hospital to support the care of sick and injured...

Department of Health: Preliminary 2019 Overdose Death Data Shows Decrease Across...

Pennsylvania Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine released preliminary 2019 drug-related overdose death data estimates. The data showed a preliminary death decrease of more than...

Pennsylvania Health Secretary Addresses Transphobic Comments towards LGBTQ Community

For the first time, Pennsylvania Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine responded to the “multiple incidents of LGBTQ harassment, and specifically transphobia directed at me, that...

All Pennsylvania Skilled Nursing Facilities Completed Universal Testing for Covid-19

The Department of Health announced all 693 nursing homes in Pennsylvania have completed testing all residents and staff for COVID-19 at least once, in...

Planet Fitness to Require Face Masks in All Locations Effective August...

Planet Fitness announced that members and guests will be required to wear a mask at all times while inside all open stores, beginning August...

Steps for the Commonwealth and Providers to Become Trauma-Informed

Reach Out PA: Your Mental Health Matters, the Office of Advocacy and Reform (OAR) is releasing the “Trauma-Informed PA” plan to guide the commonwealth and service providers statewide...

Pediatricians, Child Advocacy Organization Support Mask-Wearing Requirement for Children

The American Academy of Pediatrics and a child advocacy organization are weighing in on the importance of wearing masks for all, including children older...

When in Doubt, Check it Out! (Your Health!)

Cuts. Lacerations. Symptoms of a Stroke or Heart Attack. When in Doubt, Check it Out. Doctors want you to know it's safe to go...

Taking Steps Toward Better Health: The Benefits of Walking

We celebrate a baby’s first steps as a key milestone in life, cheering, clapping, and recording the moment. But the steps we take –...

PA Enacts “Peyton’s Law” to Fight Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Teens...

The Peyton Walker Foundation applauded Governor Tom Wolf and the Pennsylvania General Assembly for enacting “Peyton’s Law” aimed at educating parents and students about...

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