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Pa. House passes fetal remains bill with bipartisan backing

Every Republican backed the bill, along with a smattering of Democrats, which passed on a 123-76 vote.

We’re psychologists: This Pa. House bill mandating the burial of fetal remains is emotionally...

This poorly-worded and ambiguous piece of legislation is emotionally harmful to the women of Pennsylvania and it deserves to be defeated.

With safe injection sites, ‘Somebody has to go first.’ It could be Philadelphia

Without Prevention Point and naloxone, Philadelphia health commissioner Thomas Farley estimates, the city’s already staggering overdose death toll — more than 1,100 last year in a city of 1.6 million — would be much higher.

Support this effort to help lower prescription drug prices in Pa. | Opinion

Tell your legislators to support this package of bills because it will lower prescription drug costs and ultimately save lives.

Taking charge of your HIV is critical. Here’s what to know and do about...

All the more reason to take charge of your HIV and be here when the cure is announced.

‘The whole idea is peace of mind:’ Gov. Tom Wolf urges Pa. residents without...

The open enrollment window closes on Dec. 15. Starting next year, Pa. residents will be able to obtain coverage through a state-run exchange.

Pa. House Dems aim to head off push to privatize ride service for Medicaid...

House Democrats have introduced a bill aimed at overturning a push to privatize a state service for Medicaid recipients.The legislation sponsored by Rep. Frank Burns, D-Cambria, and Rep. Margo Davidson, D-Delaware, would repeal language...

In Philly, Wolf doubles down on vow to veto ‘heartbeat’ abortion ban

Wolf reaffirmed his veto vow, surrounded by abortion rights advocates and legislative allies. Bills are now before the state House and Senate.

Anti-abortion lawmakers advance bill to mandate burial, cremation of fetal remains in Pa.

The legislation would apply to abortions, miscarriages, or any procedure that results in the expulsion or extraction of an embryo or fetus.

Pa.’s hospitals are fighting for nurses’ safety. Here’s how | Opinion

There are two bills in the state Legislature that will go a long way to help our excellent nurses feel safer at work. Lawmakers should pass them.