The state Senate has approved scope of practice expansions three times. Each time the bills have died in the state House.
In a speech to governors from 33 states and territories, Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf said fighting opioid abuse cuts across party lines.
When it comes to improving the health of an entire community, it takes a lot more than just medical insurance and proximity to doctors.Rep. Joanna McClinton, the youngest woman to be elected chair of...
In the wake of a judge’s ruling that Medicaid work requirements in two states are not legal, questions remain. The most pressing ones are about how to help low-income people, not punish them.
Lawmakers split on another measure that would raise Pennsylvania’s minimum age to buy tobacco.
No surprises here: If you live in a place that's more well off, your health outcomes tend to be better.
Denelle Weller is a 14-year veteran nurse. She knows all about what happens when she and her colleagues are overtired and overworked: She once had to stop a fellow nurse from administering medicine to...
Hoping the second time's the charm, abortion opponents in the state House rolled out a bill Tuesday that would ban abortions based on a diagnosis of Down syndrome, though such bans have faced constitutional...
The audience of hundreds in downtown Lancaster's Ware Center included at least one man in a Make America Great Again hat and another in a "Fuck Donald" T-shirt. Opinions on legalization were about as divergent.
Between 2009 and 2017, rates of major depression among 20- to 21-year-olds more than doubled.