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This plan for universal paid family leave in Pa. has bipartisan support. Will it...

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...

Let’s prioritize Medical assistance for vulnerable seniors  | Opinion

Gov. Tom Wolf and Pa. lawmkaers must make compassionate care for seniors a cornerstone of the coming debate over the 2020-21 state budget.

Occupational therapists have a role to play in Wolf’s plan to fight mental illness....

Expanding occupational therapy in the prison systems will increase quality of life and potentially reduce recidivism in Pennsylvania.
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Wolf underlines veto threat as divided Pa. Senate passes bill blocking admin effort to...

The Pennsylvania Senate passed the legislation, from Sen. John Yudichak, I-Luzerne, 28-21 in a near-party line vote.
Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders

With Iowa caucuses closing in, where do the 2020 Dems stand on health care...

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...

Facing veto threat, Pa. House approves bill blocking Wolf from closing centers for the...

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.

New report calls for ‘comprehensive’ fight against Pa.’s other public health crisis: Suicide |...

“We need to study all factors that lead to suicide because treating the disease is both challenging and difficult,” top lawmaker says.

Let’s not turn back the clock on affordable health care in Pa. | Opinion

Call your local lawmaker and tell them to support a House Democrat's proposal to protect those with pre-existing conditions.

States ‘are our eyes and ears,’ top lawmaker says as Pa. asks Congress for...

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.

It’s time to end Pa’s outrageous practice of non-consensual, unnecessary pelvic exams | Opinion

Right now in Pennsylvania, doctors and medical students can perform invasive, unnecessary, physical exams on unconscious patients without their consent.