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PA Senator Unveils New Initiative to Support PA’s Nursing Workforce

Senator Maria Collett (D-12 Montgomery/Bucks), joined by Acting Secretary of Health Alison Beam, PHEAA Vice Chair Senator Wayne Fontana, and Democratic Chair of the...

Virtual Behavioral Health Services now Available Through Penn State Health OnDemand...

Community members can now access behavioral health services on their computer, smartphone or tablet using the Penn State Health OnDemand app. “We initially rolled out this service...

PA Health Awards $1 million to Spinal Cord Injury Research Grant...

Acting Secretary of Health Alison Beam announced the Department of Health awarded $1 million in grants to six recipients focused on spinal cord injury...

Warning Signs of Suicide: 5 Steps that Could Save a Life

For Eileen Finkenbinder and others touched by suicide, there is unfathomable grief, anger, guilt, and other emotional aftershocks. “There are some dark days, and there...

TICKed Off at Lyme Disease!

The situation is NOT getting any better. Pennsylvania "still" leads the nation with the highest number of Lyme Disease cases. The chicks from Chick2Chick...

Nearly 700 New Jobs Coming to Western PA with Pharmacy Provider...

Express Med Pharmaceuticals will expand its existing operations in Monaca. Express Med Pharmaceuticals will invest $8 million into the expansion, retaining 34 jobs and...

Can Reducing Fatty Acids Help Control Moods Linked to Bipolar Disorders?

Can specific dietary guidelines help people living with bipolar disorders better manage their health? Maybe someday, according to a new study by Penn State...

Highmark Health grants Penn State Health Children’s Hospital $30,000 for Car...

Highmark Health announced a $30,000 grant to Penn State Health Children’s Hospital to support the hospital’s car seat safety program. Highmark’s grant will support the...

Penn State Health New Hampden Medical Center Set to Open October...

Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center celebrated its upcoming opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The opening is set for Friday, Oct. 1, and it...

Penn State Suspends 117 Students for Not Complying with COVID-19 Testing...

Penn State Students at University Park who are subject to required weekly COVID-19 testing and who have missed at least three weeks of testing...

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