Health Care

El Centro Comunitario Latino está ayudando a las familias latinas locales a vacunarse

LCC es una organización sin fines de lucro cuya misión es empoderar, defender y celebrar a los latinos en el condado de Allegheny.

Choice is crucial, and we will keep fighting anti-choice legislation | Opinion

Patients have a right to privacy. A pregnant person has a right to health care. What brings a person to their doctor's office is none of your business or mine.

Report: Philly’s Black maternal morbidity rates ‘among the highest in the nation’

According to a new report by Blue Cross/Blue Shield as part of its Health of America Report series, severe maternal morbidity (SMM) rates in Philadelphia are nearly 190 percent higher for Black women compared to white women.

Pa. House approves legislation to mandate disposal of fetal remains

In a statement, Planned Parenthood Pennsylvania Advocates called the bills “cruel and dangerous.”

Pa. House passes Down Syndrome abortion ban. Wolf vows veto

Tuesday’s vote marks the third time the House has advanced the proposal.

Pa. GOP lawmakers threaten state funding for Penn veterinary program over vaccine policy

A group of House Republicans are threatening to withhold almost $32 million in state funding for Philadelphia’s largest private employer over its employee vaccine policy.

Philly launches COVID vaccine lottery with a chance to win $50K

The Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium will be promoting the sweepstakes in the 20 targeted ZIP codes.

As the pandemic raged, so did drug overdose deaths | The Numbers Racket

Largely overshadowed by the COVID-19 pandemic, drug overdose deaths climbed by more than 20,000 from 2019 to 2020. 

Enough is Enough: Pa. needs to protect seniors, respect caregivers | Opinion

Too many people have died because of greed and inaction. There are no more excuses.

What you need to know about COVID-19 vaccine side effects and how to deal...

There are still many people who need to get vaccinated, but we are on our way to herd immunity.