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How a chronic lifeguard shortage serves as a springboard to address racial inequities

BY: - June 13, 2023

Shuttered pools hit low-income families particularly hard, since they don't have a lot of affordable options for summer fun.

Relatives of gun violence victims hold pictures of their loved ones at a CeaseFirePA and March For Our Lives rally at the Pennsylvania Capitol on Thursday, March 23, 2023. (Capital-Star photo by Peter Hall)

The gun violence epidemic Is ‘Locking us back in our room’

BY: - June 6, 2023

Children’s health experts are advocating for exposure to gun violence be considered what’s known as an 'adverse childhood experience.'

How a medical recoding may limit cancer patients’ options for breast reconstruction

BY: - June 4, 2023

Medical coding is the backbone for 'how business gets done in medicine,' a physician said.

With federal and state laws changing and litigation unresolved, the Abortion Defense Network helps patients, their loved ones, providers and support groups with free legal advice, pro bono representation, and help paying legal expenses. (Getty Images)

A Catch 22 for Clinics: State bans limit abortion counseling. Federal Title X rules require it

BY: - May 29, 2023

Federal law requires clinics to offer pregnant women information about prenatal care and delivery, and other topics.

The need for healthcare workers is not expected to lag, analysts say. Shown here is a nurse in the emergency room at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, Maryland. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

He returned to the U.S. for his daughter’s wedding. A Pa. hospital socked him with a $42K bill

BY: - May 26, 2023

The bill came from UPMC Williamsport, part of a health system that is now the largest provider in many parts of Pa.

Community paramedics don’t wait for an emergency to visit rural patients at home

BY: - April 30, 2023

Community paramedicine is expanding nationwide, including in rural areas, as more recognize its potential to improve health and save money.