When Jackie Swain’s infant daughter, Emersyn, was diagnosed with a rare heart disease in 2018, the Montgomery County resident took a sobering look at the options before her. Swain could hire someone to care for...
Gov. Tom Wolf and Pa. lawmkaers must make compassionate care for seniors a cornerstone of the coming debate over the 2020-21 state budget.
Expanding occupational therapy in the prison systems will increase quality of life and potentially reduce recidivism in Pennsylvania.
The Pennsylvania Senate passed the legislation, from Sen. John Yudichak, I-Luzerne, 28-21 in a near-party line vote.
By Simon F. HaederWith the Iowa caucuses closing in, there's no doubt that health care is one of the most important topics of debate for many Americans. The 2020 Democratic candidates have all talked...
The chamber’s 139-55 vote on Wednesday afternoon split both Republicans and Democrats, but reached the two-thirds majorities needed to overcome Wolf’s veto promise.
“We need to study all factors that lead to suicide because treating the disease is both challenging and difficult,” top lawmaker says.
Call your local lawmaker and tell them to support a House Democrat's proposal to protect those with pre-existing conditions.
States have been trying to respond to a growing problem of addiction and overdose to opioids and other drugs. Overdose deaths have dropped in Pennsylvania.
Right now in Pennsylvania, doctors and medical students can perform invasive, unnecessary, physical exams on unconscious patients without their consent.