Health Channel

MRI-related injuries are more common than you think: What you and...

The Authority's December 2018 Advisory highlights the risks to patients who undergo magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with implanted devices, such as pacemakers, or while wearing metal objects,...

New Online Tool to Report Suspicious Prescription Drug Activity in PA

Attorney General Josh Shapiro and the Governor announced the launch of a new online tool to report suspicious activity regarding prescription drugs.  The suspicious activity...

UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg Welcomes First Patients to New Maternity Unit

Patients began to occupy UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg’s new Maternity Unit on December 17, 2018, as 14 new babies and their families were welcomed to...

PA Permits Issued for Phase II Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

The Pennsylvania Department of Health issued 23 dispensary permits for Phase II of the medical marijuana program. The permittees will now have six months in...

U.S. Surgeon General Warns of Teen Risks from E-Cigarettes

(Business Insider) In a rare national advisory, the top US public health official warned Americans of the dangers of e-cigarettes like the Juul, a popular...

Governor Condemns Anti-Health Care Ruling, Vows to Protect Pennsylvanians

Governor Tom Wolf, Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman and Secretary of Human Services Teresa Miller today condemned a Texas federal judge’s decision ruling the Affordable...

$10,000 Donation to Ronald McDonald Houses in PA

The Pennsylvania Association of Nurse Anesthetists (PANA) is donating $10,000 to Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) in Pennsylvania to help families with housing near a hospitalized child. The...

A Birthday Bash Campaign in Honor of a Pennsylvania College Student

December 19th would have been Peyton Walker's 25th birthday.  The King's College student died 5 years ago of sudden cardiac arrest at...

Efforts to Keep Heroin, Fentanyl Out of PA Communities

As part of Stop Overdoses in PA: Get Help Now Week, Lieutenant Colonel Robert Evanchick, Acting Commissioner of the Pennsylvania State Police...

More Than 6000 Kits of Naloxone Distributed as Part of Stop...

The Wolf Administration distributed 6105 kits of naloxone as part of Stop Overdoses in PA: Get Help Now Week, a statewide initiative to get...

Recent Articles