Health Care

‘The woman should make the choice’: Wolf, allies rally for abortion access in suburban...

Wolf, a former Planned Parenthood escort, condemned abortion bans in other states.

From the Pa. Health Dept: Four tips for a food-poisoning free Memorial Day

Their advice boils down to four words — clean, separate, cook and chill.

It’s time to mandate asthma screenings for school children | Opinion

Pennsylvania has the second highest percentage of children suffering from asthma in the country, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Video: Gov. Tom Wolf learns how to administer the overdose-reversal drug naloxone

Wolf demonstrated how simple it is to administer Narcan through a person's (or, on Wednesday, a dummy's) nostril. But there's still a stigma attached to carrying the medication, the governor said.

Abortion rights allies rally in Harrisburg, across the country in reaction to restrictive laws

About 60 abortion right advocates rallied outside the Pennsylvania Capitol on Tuesday in response to a wave of state laws that some see as a part of a concerted attempt to ban the procedure...

Decision on adding anxiety, Tourette syndrome to medical marijuana list coming this summer

The head of Pennsylvania's Department of Health will decide this summer whether anxiety and Tourette syndrome will be added as qualifying conditions for medical marijuana.

This is what opioid abuse in Pennsylvania looks like | The Numbers Racket

From the courthouse to the halls of state government  -- and seemingly everywhere in-between -- Pennsylvania has made fighting the scourge of opioid abuse a priority over the last few years.

The road to measles elimination is predictable — but it can be rocky |...

By Matthew Ferrari and Amy WinterThe United States has seen more measles cases so far in 2019 than in any year since elimination was declared in 2000 – meaning the disease is no longer...