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Abortion pills are safe and effective. Why can’t U.S. women buy...

(philly.com) At a time when access to abortion is being restricted in many ways in the U.S., advocates are working to make abortion pills easier...

Where are you most likely to get married — or divorced...

(pennlive.com) We took a look at the Pennsylvania Department of Health's 2017 report on Marriage and Divorce Statistics released in May 2018, and compiled some interesting facts. Statewide,...

Blue Cross and Blue Shield Companies Make Landmark Decision to Advance...

Almost a quarter of a million Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) members were diagnosed with opioid use disorder in 2017. To find reliable...

Taking Action to Lower Black Women’s Risk of Pregnancy-related Deaths

(Opinion - by Dr. Michael Kornhauser) For so many expectant mothers, anxiety can build from the moment they find out a little one is on...
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Lyme Disease in Pennsylvania: An Epidemic – A PennWatch Video

https://youtu.be/2KxA-QbmxKw Pennsylvania leads the nation with the highest number of Lyme disease cases, yet insurance doesn't cover long-term treatment. PA Lyme is now calling on...

‘Do not eat this cereal’: CDC orders people to avoid Honey...

(Washington Post) A salmonella outbreak linked to a popular Kellogg's cereal has infected 100 people in 33 states, including 8 in Pennsylvania the Centers for...

Pennsylvania and Mentally Ill Inmates

(Erie News Now) The man charged with slashing the throat of a woman outside the Peach Street Walgreens is no stranger to the Erie...

Pennsylvania may ban this popular landscaping shrub

(Chambersburg Public Opinion) The sale of a popular landscaping shrub that harbors deer ticks may be prohibited soon in Pennsylvania. The state Controlled Plant and Noxious Weeds...

Overweight State: Few People Exercise In Pennsylvania

(Pittsburgh Patch) Just 22.9 percent of American adults are getting enough exercise, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and...

Change in Pennsylvania fireworks law creates little impact for first responders

(HM Media - by Jennifer Fitch) Despite anecdotes about increased amateur fireworks use in southern Franklin County, police and fire officials said they received...

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