Health Care

Our decades-long argument over abortion, explained | Analysis

Abortion has been a huge political issue in the US for the last 50 years. But the abortion debate is not new. It began at least a century before landmark abortions rights decision Roe v. Wade.

The thing about Pa. nursing homes is … | Editorial Cartoon

Some Pa. nursing homes were included on a list of the nation's worst this week in a list released by U.S. Senators, according to PennLive.

Yes, we can ensure health care coverage and save costs in Pa. | Bryan...

More than a dozen states are already operating their own exchanges, delivering coverage, care and cost-cutting.

This budget season, Pa. needs to step up its support for seniors in nursing...

In 15 years, the commonwealth has averaged an annual increase of barely 1 percent in Medicaid funding.

In Cumberland County, Pa. Sen. Casey makes the case for closing ‘WIC gap’

As he looks to make fixes to a federal program that gives new mothers and their children a leg up on nutrition and healthy habits, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey turned to experts for advice.Sitting...
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In first-ever hearing on legalizing cannabis, House GOP focuses on Pa. gun owners

"I think there's going to be a lot more discussion and conversation over the next few years prior to acting on any of those pieces of legislation," one Republican said.

‘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.