Health Care

Pa. Sen. Casey: Senate could vote on coronavirus funding bill as soon as next...

The U.S. House could vote as soon as Wednesday on a mammoth, $7.5 billion emergency spending bill to fight the coronavirus, with a vote to follow in the United States Senate as soon as...

Philly Dem’s bill would give local residents a say over safe injection sites |...

Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers.With a planned supervised injection site in Pennsylvania's largest city currently on hold, one Democratic lawmaker says she wants to make sure local residents get their say before future sites...

Don’t let Big Pharma capitalize on coronavirus | Opinion

A corporation with the highest-paid executives in the pharmaceutical industry is developing treatment for the new coronavirus. That's worrisome.

Pa. Sen. Casey calls for ‘accurate information’ on coronavirus as Dems slam Trump response

A Senate panel with oversight on health issues heard from top public officials Tuesday from the Centers for Disease Control, the National Institutes of Health, and the Food and Drug Administration. 

‘Access to abortion is hanging by a thread’: Major abortion case heads to U.S....

The case centers on a Louisiana law that requires any physicians who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a local hospital.

The big thing Trump can do to improve his coronavirus response | Opinion

Ending the administration's seemingly endless war on science and expertise would go a long way toward calming public fears.

Officials renew outrage over failed bid for supervised injection site, call for oversight

The fallout from Safehouse’s failed bid to open a supervised injection site intensified on Monday as legislators sought to seize control over the process and called for more transparency.

Coronavirus threat: Pa. House needs to pass public health emergency bill, Senate Dem Costa...

The call from Sen. Jay Costa comes as the state makes preparations to deal with the virus

Philadelphia safe-injection site will not open – for now

A representative of the South Philadelphia medical center set to rent space to a nonprofit for the nation’s first supervised injection site said the medical center will no longer allow the site to operate in its building.

¿Cómo prepararnos para el coronavirus? 3 preguntas y respuestas | Análisis

Lo primero, y más importante, es que las personas deben prepararse para que su vida diaria se vea afectada por medidas de salud pública que se emplearán para tratar de limitar el contagio y propagación del virus.