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When I Thought My Best Friend was Going to Die from...

By Flora Posteraro - Jennifer and I met in 9th grade and we became instant friends!  We did everything together, went everywhere together-even dressed alike.  We...

State takes Legal Action Against UPMC for Violating Pennsylvania’s Charities...

Attorney General Josh Shapiro filed a petition in Commonwealth Court to modify the consent decrees governing the relationship between UPMC and Highmark, two of...

Department of Health Reminds Pennsylvanians to Get Tested for HIV

Department of Health Deputy Secretary Dr. Loren Robinson joined State Representative Jake Wheatley on Monday to discuss the prevention, prevalence, and treatment of HIV...

A Heart to Heart Connection at the Big 33 Football Game...

High school all-stars from Pennsylvania and Maryland will compete at the Pennsylvania Scholastic Football Coaches Association (PSFCA) Big 33 Football Classic 62nd game on Monday,...

PLCB Accepting Applications for Grants to Reduce Underage and Dangerous Drinking

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) is now accepting applications for grants to fund programs that discourage and reduce underage and dangerous drinking and...

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

Typically the month that celebrates love, history, and heart health, February is also National Children's Dental Health Month, sponsored by the American Dental Association...

PA Dental Association Sponsors Poster Contest for Third-grade Students

Third-graders across Pennsylvania will combine oral health education and creativity this February during the Pennsylvania Dental Association's annual poster contest in celebration of National Children's Dental...

Penn State “THON” 46-Hour Dance Marathon February 15-17, 2019

On February 15th, the world's largest student-run philanthropy – Penn State University's THON – will kick-off in State College, Pennsylvania. 16,000-plus students, families and alumni will come together for...

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day in Pennsylvania

Senator Vincent Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) and Representative Jake Wheatley (D-Allegheny) held an event to recognize Feb. 7, 2019 as National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day in...

Capitol Event Highlighting Bipartisan Efforts to Fight Pediatric Cancer

A bipartisan group of lawmakers from the Senate and the House of Representatives joined with advocates, medical experts and families affected by pediatric cancer...

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