Pa.’s Wolf, govs urge Congress to preserve extended Obamacare subsidies | Thursday Morning Coffee
‘Tens of thousands of Pennsylvanians will be impacted if this subsidy expansion expires in October,’ Wolf said in a statement.
Pa. lawmakers, Wolf need to pay caregivers what they’re worth | Ray E. Landis
A network sitcom tells us important stories about immigration, healthcare, and aging.
The imprisoned are living with mental illness. States are ill-equipped to help | Thursday Coffee
Many report problems, few receive treatment, according to a new report.
100M people in America are saddled with health care debt | Analysis
A quarter of adults with health care debt owe more than $5K. And about 1 in 5 with any amount of debt said they don’t expect to ever pay it off.
Pa.’s $5 prison co-pay helps no one. Eliminate it | Opinion
Incarcerated people are the only group of individuals with a constitutional right to healthcare
White supremacy and the post-Roe pregnancy-to-prison pipeline | Opinion
Women of color have warned for half a century of the racist result of anti-abortion laws.
A ‘tidal wave’ in psychology: Advocates call on lawmakers to approve psilocybin treatment
A bill is now before a Pa. House committee, but its prospects appear uncertain.
A nurse on understaffing and moral injury: ‘You were supposed to take care of me’ | Opinion
Health care is in a crisis. We are rapidly losing nurses unwilling to work in this dysfunctional environment.
We work with people with intellectual disabilities. Pa. needs to step up for us now | Opinion
We have asked for help for decades. Legislators have the opportunity now to fund our jobs adequately.
Abortion has been common in the U.S. since the 18th Century. So has the debate | Opinion
The argument started a century before Roe, and has been going on ever since.
New survey highlights inequities faced by Black women in Pittsburgh
'We need folks to recognize that these reports and data, these statistics, these experiences, they are real,' advocate Rochelle Jackson said.
U.S. House approves insulin price caps; Pa.’s Fitzpatrick among GOP crossover votes
WASHINGTON — The U.S. House on Thursday passed a bill on a bipartisan 232-193 vote that would limit the price of insulin, as congressional Democrats met throughout the day with health care advocates to make their case for the proposal. Democratic Sens. Raphael Warnock of Georgia and Patty Murray of Washington state held a virtual round table with […]