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TribLIVE
Allegheny County leads state in confirmed flu casesannual flu vaccines. Allegheny County continued to lead the state last week in
TribLIVE / Posted 21 hours ago
annual flu vaccines. Allegheny County continued to lead the state last week in confirmed influenza cases, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Here's a look at cases across the region and state: Allegheny County continues to lead... Read more
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Philly.com
Blue Cross study finds childhood vaccination rates up in Phillykinds of insurance don’t compare directly, but school-age children also have be
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
kinds of insurance don’t compare directly, but school-age children also have been improving on immunizations. According to Pennsylvania Department of Health records, 93.9 percent of all Philadelphia kindergarten students in the 2016-2017 school... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
New directive for overdose reversal drug naloxoneTom Wolf wants to get the drug into even more people's hands. As part of the d
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 3 days ago
Tom Wolf wants to get the drug into even more people's hands. As part of the declaration of a statewide emergency, the Pennsylvania Department of Health authorized a standing order that naloxone be given to anyone who overdoses after they are... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pennsylvania Health Department ordered to grant access to medical marijuana providersJournalTriblive Online Only The Pennsylvania Department of Health must revea
TribLIVE / Posted 5 days ago
JournalTriblive Online Only The Pennsylvania Department of Health must reveal more information about organizations that applied for licenses to be medical... Read more
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TribLIVE
Flu kills three in Allegheny Countyalone, the virus has contributed to 18 deaths through Jan. 6, six of them peopl
TribLIVE / Posted 8 days ago
alone, the virus has contributed to 18 deaths through Jan. 6, six of them people younger than 65, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Kyler Baughman, a seemingly healthy 21-year-old man from Latrobe, died of flu-related... Read more
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TribLIVE
Brutal flu season leads to talk of a universal vaccineJan. 6, the number of flu cases in Allegheny County totaled 1,842 and Westmorel
TribLIVE / Posted 9 days ago
Jan. 6, the number of flu cases in Allegheny County totaled 1,842 and Westmoreland County had 658, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. A week earlier, there were 906 cases reported in Allegheny County and 318 in Westmoreland... Read more
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York Daily Record
Flu hits York County. Vaccine is less effective this yearcould hit Pennsylvania hard the next three months. The flu is considered "wide
York Daily Record / Posted 9 days ago
could hit Pennsylvania hard the next three months. The flu is considered "widespread" in Pennsylvania, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. That means the virus has been confirmed in a lab in at least half of the regions of the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Latrobe man dies of flu complicationsJan. 6, the number of flu cases in Allegheny County totaled 1,842 with 658 case
TribLIVE / Posted 9 days ago
Jan. 6, the number of flu cases in Allegheny County totaled 1,842 with 658 cases in Westmoreland County, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. A week earlier, there were 906 cases reported in Allegheny County and 318 in Westmoreland... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
FLU: Western Pennsylvania sees spike in flu cases; Allegheny County tops the listConcern is growing about the flu after staggering numbers were released Tuesday
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 11 days ago
Concern is growing about the flu after staggering numbers were released Tuesday by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. From the last week of 2017 to the first week of the new year, the number of cases jumped by nearly 1,400 cases... Read more
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TribLIVE
Lower Burrell clinic offers free pregnancy, STD, Hep C screeningsable to share, yes, this is what I'm going through, really, and you can come in
TribLIVE / Posted 11 days ago
able to share, yes, this is what I'm going through, really, and you can come in and see." TLC Clinic is working with the Pennsylvania Department of Health to administer Hep C tests, which were paid for through a program managed by the department... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
Pa. medical marijuana: Governor 'will not stand for backwards attacks' amid federal changesensure that the products will be used as intended under the supervision of medi
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
ensure that the products will be used as intended under the supervision of medical professionals." Also on Thursday, the Pennsylvania Department of Health authorized the first medical marijuana dispensary to begin serving registered patients as... Read more
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York Daily Record
Sessions rescinds federal hands off policy toward marijuanathe Middle District of Pennsylvania said Thursday afternoon that it will releas
York Daily Record / Posted 16 days ago
the Middle District of Pennsylvania said Thursday afternoon that it will release a statement soon. Also on Thursday, the Pennsylvania Department of Health authorized the first medical marijuana dispensary to begin serving registered patients as... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bethlehem company gets green light to dispense medical marijuanaRemedies, at 1309 Stefko Blvd. is the Lehigh Valley’s first medical marijuana o
The Morning Call / Posted 16 days ago
Remedies, at 1309 Stefko Blvd. is the Lehigh Valley’s first medical marijuana operation to secure final approval from the Pennsylvania Department of Health. “It means there's going to be safe and effective access to a new medicine that can help... Read more
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TribLIVE
First Pennsylvania dispensary authorized to sell medical marijuanaa Bethlehem dispensary can begin selling medical marijuana to patients, Gov. To
TribLIVE / Posted 16 days ago
a Bethlehem dispensary can begin selling medical marijuana to patients, Gov. Tom Wolf announced Thursday. Wolf said the Pennsylvania Department of Health has approved Keystone Canna Remedies in Bethlehem, Northampton County, to distribute... Read more
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The Brown and White
Pa.'s 1st medical marijuana spot OK'd to open is in Bethlehem areapatients with medical marijuana identification cards will be able to purchase m
The Brown and White / Posted 16 days ago
patients with medical marijuana identification cards will be able to purchase medication at Keystone Canna Remedies." The Pennsylvania Department of Health has approved these nine grower/processors to begin operations: To begin accepting seeds... Read more
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Times Leader
Federal firearms law takes aim at PA medical marijuana usersthe state police can access the registry of people approved to use medical mari
Times Leader / Posted 17 days ago
the state police can access the registry of people approved to use medical marijuana. Nightingale said he was informed the Pennsylvania Department of Health that oversees the state’s medical marijuana program denied the state police access to the... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
State's first medical marijuana facility could open in Western Pa.company to get approval through the state to grow cannabis. The facility is ex
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 17 days ago
company to get approval through the state to grow cannabis. The facility is expecting to get its final approval from the Pennsylvania Department of Health later this month. When the dispensary could open and why owners say they’re very happy... Read more
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TribLIVE
Report: Cellphones common in operating room where patient says nude photos were takenWashington Hospital. Employees at Washington Hospital frequently brought cellp
TribLIVE / Posted 17 days ago
Washington Hospital. Employees at Washington Hospital frequently brought cellphones into the operating room before the Pennsylvania Department of Health investigated claims that a nurse photographed a naked surgical patient, an agency report... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
A day-by-day look back at 2017and planned to move in completely later in the week. 31: Standard Farms, of Wh
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 20 days ago
and planned to move in completely later in the week. 31: Standard Farms, of White Haven, receives approval from the Pennsylvania Department of Health to start growing plants and processing medical marijuana. November 1: Dr. Paul Tayoun of... Read more
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The Express-Times
Burr-covered dogs, goats with foot rot, feces-covered calf among animals seizeddoing just that," said Nicole Wilson on Thursday. She's the Pennsylvania SPCA's
The Express-Times / Posted 23 days ago
doing just that," said Nicole Wilson on Thursday. She's the Pennsylvania SPCA's director of humane law enforcement. The Pennsylvania Department of Health closed the farm temporarily in March after an outbreak of an intestinal parasite that leads... Read more
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York Daily Record
How to register as a medical marijuana patient in Pennsylvaniafor medical marijuana. Here are the 17 medical conditions that qualify for pre
York Daily Record / Posted 23 days ago
for medical marijuana. Here are the 17 medical conditions that qualify for prescription medical marijuana: (Source: Pennsylvania Department of Health) Medical marijuana was legalized in Pennsylvania in April 2016. Implementation of the... Read more
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The Express-Times
Sick animals seized in raid of Bethlehem Township rescue farma non-profit animal rescue on its Facebook profile. Jahjah Melhem owned the res
The Express-Times / Posted 24 days ago
a non-profit animal rescue on its Facebook profile. Jahjah Melhem owned the rescue as recently as March. That month, the Pennsylvania Department of Health closed the farm temporarily after an outbreak of an intestinal parasite that leads to... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Over 100,000 patients registered for Pa. Medical Marijuana ProgramThe Pennsylvania Department of Health and Gov. Tom Wolf announced Wednesday tha
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 24 days ago
The Pennsylvania Department of Health and Gov. Tom Wolf announced Wednesday that 10,135 patients have registered to participate in the medical marijuana program. Related Headlines Over 1,000 of the patients are certified by a physician to... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Over 100,000 patients registered for Pa. Medical Marijuana ProgramThe Pennsylvania Department of Health and Gov. Tom Wolf announced Wednesday tha
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 24 days ago
The Pennsylvania Department of Health and Gov. Tom Wolf announced Wednesday that 10,135 patients have registered to participate in the medical marijuana program. Here's the list of Pa. doctors cleared to prescribe medical marijuana Related... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Medical marijuana grower OK'd to begin operations in BerksRelated stories READING, Pa. - The Pennsylvania Department of Health has given
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 24 days ago
Related stories READING, Pa. - The Pennsylvania Department of Health has given eight medical marijuana growers and processors, including one of two in Berks County, the go-ahead to begin their operations. Gov. Tom Wolf announced Wednesday that... Read more
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Philly.com
St. Francis nursing home in Darby fined $782K for deficient carein Darby was fined a total of $782,250 this month for deficiencies found during
Philly.com / Posted 25 days ago
in Darby was fined a total of $782,250 this month for deficiencies found during inspections in January and August, Pennsylvania Department of Health records show. A fine for $675,750, stemming from an August inspection that found that a... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Central PA hospital cited following death of patient who was placed in restraintsCUMBERLAND COUNTY, Pa. — A hospital in central Pennsylvania has been cited by t
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 29 days ago
CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Pa. — A hospital in central Pennsylvania has been cited by the Pennsylvania Department of Health following an investigation into the death of a patient who was placed in restraints. The health department concluded that Geisinger... Read more
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Times Leader
Barre residents want gambling grants to be used for city projectsbuilding on North Franklin Street. Other resolutions approved Thursday by coun
Times Leader / Posted 29 days ago
building on North Franklin Street. Other resolutions approved Thursday by council included: • An agreement with the Pennsylvania Department of Health for a $191,399 Public Hearing Preparedness grant for the city. • A Tax Anticipation Note... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Hospital cited after patient dies under restraintHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The Pennsylvania Department of Health is citing a hospit
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 30 days ago
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The Pennsylvania Department of Health is citing a hospital for restraining a patient who later died from a brain injury. PennLive.com reported Thursday the health department found Geisinger Holy Spirit Hospital "failed to... Read more
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