A Tyson Poultry truck backs up to its load dock at a processing plant February 25, 2004 in Carthage, Texas. East Texas Poultry Producers and Farmers are concerned that the newest Avian Flu strain, most recently found in a flock in Houston, might spread to other flocks within East Texas. The Poultry industry in Texas is a mult-million dollar business for the state and fears of further flock infections could cripple the industry. (Photo by Mario Villafuerte/Getty Images)

The real cost of eggs is greater than you think | Opinion

BY: - April 12, 2023

When veterinarians can’t advocate for animals, everyone suffers.

Philly Mayoral forum on public health issues

Philadelphia mayoral candidates discuss public health crises

BY: - April 8, 2023

"We’re looking at what is a pretty critical period in Philadelphia in our time,” said Mike Pearson, the vice chair for Public Health Management Corporation.

Pa. court panel voids Wolf admin’s school mask order; Wolf admin appeals to state Supreme Court

BY: - November 10, 2021

The court's order has been stayed with the appeal to state Supreme Court, the administration said

Can magic mushrooms help fight mental illness? A bipartisan group of Pa. lawmakers think so

BY: - October 22, 2021

And it has the backing of a New York attorney, veterans, and a growing body of research.


How state efforts to ban mask mandates in schools mirrors resistance to integration | Opinion

BY: - September 2, 2021

Southern states ignoring federal educational guidance is not new

GOP bill stripping powers from Secretary of Health, banning public vaccine checks advances through Pa. House

BY: - June 23, 2021

Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf had already said he does not plan to implement restrictions on accessing government buildings or resources based on vaccination status — proposals colloquially called “vaccine passports.” 

Ag. Sect’y Vilsack keys in on food insecurity, nutrition in budget request; Pa. other states impacted

BY: - April 14, 2021

In 2019, more than 35 million people were experiencing food insecurity, but that number jumped to 42 million during the pandemic, according to Feeding America, which is a network of food banks across the U.S.


Coronavirus quarantines and your legal rights: 4 questions answered | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - March 19, 2020

Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Pennsylvania is now up to 133 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and the state, sadly, has seen its first fatality, a resident of Northampton County. On Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright, D-8th District, announced he’d gone into self-quarantine after coming into contact with someone suffering from the illness. And the rest of us are working from home […]