The 4th annual week-long initiative is dedicated to awareness, activism and deepening the conversation around maternal mortality in Black Americans, who are 2-3 times more likely to die of pregnancy-related causes than their white counterparts, according to Centers for Disease Control data.
New research finds that tap water avoidance is on the rise in the US, especially among minorities. An expert on water and health calls for better public education about water quality and testing.
The one-dose vaccine developed by Johnson & Johnson is temporarily halted because of potentially serious blood clots seen in six women. An immunologist explains what this means for you.
Communities are still struggling against the opioid epidemic even as Pa. fights the COVID-19 pandemic.
With all adult Pennsylvanians set to become eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday, state health officials and community leaders announced they're launching a statewide tour to educate underserved communities about the vaccine and...
While taking the guns out of the hands of the mentally ill who are dangerous would be a good start, actually helping those people deal with their problems would be the best course of action.
A 2021 study by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America found that many metropolitan areas are expected to have a “worse than average” year for seasonal allergies. Many of those metropolitan areas are in the northeast, with five located in Pennsylvania.
Do kids really need to get the COVID-19 vaccine? The short answer is yes.
Gov. Tom Wolf's budget again flat-funded Medicaid at a time when nursing homes and long-term care facilities desperately need help.