Health Care

REPORT: These Pa. cities rank among the worst for allergy sufferers | The Numbers...

A 2021 study by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America found that many metropolitan areas are expected to have a “worse than average” year for seasonal allergies. Many of those metropolitan areas are in the northeast, with five located in Pennsylvania. 

Take the Marshmallow Test | Editorial Cartoon

Go ahead. It's not that hard. Really, it's not.

When can kids get the COVID-19 vaccine? A pediatrician answers 5 questions parents are...

Do kids really need to get the COVID-19 vaccine? The short answer is yes.

A year full of lessons from COVID-19’s impact on older Pennsylvanians | Opinion

Gov. Tom Wolf's budget again flat-funded Medicaid at a time when nursing homes and long-term care facilities desperately need help.

New nursing home regs expected in fall, but staff say they can’t wait much...

After a year of the pandemic, on top of years of regulatory inaction, Pennsylvania’s nursing home employees are fed up with their hectic workplaces that barely give them time to feed and bathe patients...

Pa.’s Levine wins Senate confirmation to No. 2 job at Health & Human Services;...

The Senate voted 52-48 to confirm her as an assistant secretary at the Department of Health and Human Services. Two Republicans, Sens. Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, joined Democrats in supporting her nomination.

Pa. residents will see expanded healthcare through the American Rescue Plan. Here’s how |...

The COVID stimulus bill represents the boldest expansion of health care in a decade that will lower health care costs and expand access to coverage.

Allegheny Co. expands COVID vaccine eligibility to residents 50-64 with underlying health conditions

County officials also said they will open three additional COVID-19 vaccine distribution sites before the end of the month.

Long live Obamacare. Now it’s NoMalarkeyCare | Dick Polman

Not only did Obamacare survive the Mar-a-Lago loser – and 10 years of attempted Republican sabotage – but today it’s more alive than ever.

Worried over its future, some Cumberland Co. residents call for ‘pause’ on sale of...

The October 2020 announcement from county officials calling for bidders is on par with statewide trends that have seen an increase in the sale of county-run nursing homes over the past decade.