Everyone wants a health care system that offers universal access to high-quality, affordable care. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, more Americans have that access than ever before.
A controversy over an over-the-counter herbal supplement has reached the Pennsylvania State House.
This article has been updated to include the name of the Childhood Begins at Home Coalition, and to remove a reference to UPMC Pinnacle, which employs community health nurses who participate in the Nurse-Family...
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...