What to do about the problem that is Medicare Advantage? | Ray E. Landis
Medicare Advantage plans are offerings by private insurers which replace standard Medicare coverage.
Medicare Advantage saved my life | Opinion
For seniors like me on a fixed income, this is life-changing coverage.
State medical cannabis programs failing to make enough progress, advocacy group finds
WASHINGTON — A report from a patient advocacy group found the future of medical cannabis in the states is hazy unless costs are decreased, product safety standards are improved, and civil rights are strengthened for patients and prescribers. Americans for Safe Access issued its annual State of the States report on Thursday. The organization, a nonprofit, has […]
How John Fetterman — and his campaign — recovered from the candidate’s stroke
It could have ended the Democrat's Senate hopes. Instead, it allowed him to connect to voters on a new level.
Poll: Ahead of midterms, Pa. voters want lower health insurance costs | Friday Morning Coffee
Out-of-pocket healthcare costs are too high, Keystone State voters say as a critical midterm cycle in a critical 2022 state really heats up.
Lives hang in the balance as time runs out for action on health insurance | Opinion
The U.S. Senate needs to pass a budget reconciliation bill with Obamacare subsidies.
A family physician explains how to handle self-managed abortion issues | Opinion
They include access, wait times and complications.
Republicans in Congress shy away from campaigning on national abortion platform
So far this Congress, Republicans have introduced 153 bills addressing abortion, with 94 in the House and 59 in the Senate
Pa.’s Fitzpatrick votes with Dems on bill guaranteeing contraception access
The bill is part of the Democrats' response to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that overturned the constitutional right to an abortion
What the Bible actually says about abortion may surprise you | Opinion
People cite it. But here's the problem: The 2,000-year-old text says nothing about abortion.
More states may legalize psychedelic mushrooms | Analysis
Studies have found that psychedelics can help improve mental health; advocates are pressing the case for them in Pa.
DDAP visits Allegheny Co. as part of statewide listening tour | Five for the Weekend
“This a comprehensive way to learn about local efforts to manage the addiction crisis in Allegheny County, which has lost a devastating number of individuals to an overdose in the last few years alone,” DDAP Secretary Jen Smith said. “It’s also an opportunity to hear directly from folks in this region of the state regarding what successes and challenges they’re currently experiencing and how our multiple levels of government moving forward can collectively address substance use trends, while more broadly tackling the behavioral health crisis we are experiencing.”