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New Pa. prescription monitoring program has cut doctor-shopping for opioids, officials say

State health officials say a new prescription monitoring program, meant to catch people who doctor-shop for opioids, is showing signs of …

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Pennsylvania medical marijuana regulators propose online doctor registry

Pennsylvania regulators are proposing an online registry that would let patients seeking medical marijuana find doctors who can certify them to get …

This State Could Be The Next To Ban Abortions After 20 Weeks

Almost 20 states have passed restrictions on late-term abortions.<p>Pennsylvania’s state Senate on Wednesday passed a bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks, modeled on similar legislation in almost 20 states and considered by Planned Parenthood to be one of the nation’s most restrictive …

Pennsylvania Senate could vote on abortion bill as early as Wednesday

Pennsylvania Republicans are trying again on a bill that would put further limits on abortions in the state.<p>Senate Bill 3 would prohibit elective …

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Pa. abortion bill to receive speedy vote - but no public input

HARRISBURG - A key Senate committee is expected to vote Monday on legislation that would place stricter limits on abortion without having held a …

Abortion-related bill set for vote in Pa. Senate committee

HARRISBURG — A key Senate committee is expected to vote Monday on legislation that would place new, stricter limits on abortion — without having held …

Lifelong health: Physician-led effort focuses on teens

Did you know that September was National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month? It was also Sexual Health Awareness Month, and National Suicide …

Dr. William Lander, 92, of Villanova; old-school family physician and internist

Dr. William W. Lander, 92, of Villanova, a mainstay of the medical community on Philadelphia's Main Line for more than a half century, died Friday, …

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When it comes to talking to your kids about opioid abuse, expert Laura Offutt says straight talk is the best talk: John L. Micek

We all went through it - "the talk."<p>About the birds and the bees. About bullying. About resisting peer pressure. About not drinking and driving. …

Group of Doctors Says It’s Time to Hit ‘Pause’ on Fracking

In 2011, Jean Carter found herself literally living on the front lines of Pennsylvania’s fracking boom—and one of its biggest controversies. Her …

Area physicians need more information on medical marijuana

As Pennsylvania moves closer to a policy that would allow medical marijuana to be dispensed at 50 locations throughout the commonwealth, many …

In Pa., facing two big challenges: Opioids, ACA

Want to know what's important in medicine today?<p>Ask Charles Cutler, an internal medicine specialist from Norristown who last month was sworn in as …

Health Care

New Pa. law would have naturopaths be registered

Amid growing interest in natural remedies, a new Pennsylvania law aims to protect people from untrained alternative healers by creating a registry of …

Bill to register naturopathic doctors overwhelmingly passes Pennsylvania legislature

Pennsylvania will have clear standards for who is and who is not a naturopathic doctor beginning in 2018 under a bill passed by the Legislature this …

Pittsburgh region joins National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Ron Weingrad was happy to gather up the medicine bottles he no longer needed or whose contents had expired, stuff them into a Giant Eagle plastic bag …

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Pa. joins pact to help doctors practice across state lines

Gov. Wolf on Wednesday signed legislation making Pennsylvania part of an interstate pact intended to streamline physician licensing, improve …

Obamacare dominates candidates' health care agendas

Obamacare — it's still the most important word in any discussion about how presidential politics could affect health care.<p>Democratic nominee Hillary …

Giving you the business

The Pennsylvania Medical Society recently elected Dr. Danae Powers to the position of vice president. Powers, an anesthesiologist from State College, …

Pennsylvanians to see higher health premiums, less choice

Some Pennsylvanians who obtain their health insurance through the Affordable Care Act will contend with steep rate hikes and fewer choices as they …

136,000 patients in limbo as thousands of providers bumped from Medicaid | Medicaid

(Harrisburg) -- Thousands of health care providers in Pennsylvania have been bumped from Medicaid.<p>The Affordable Care Act required Medicaid providers …

Independent Provider Networks Enter Health Care ‘Race To Get Bigger’ By Keeping Things Small

After more than six years since the Affordable Care Act became law in March 2010, officials at the Pennsylvania Medical Society say health care …

Regulators: Pennsylvania health insurance premiums to rise

HARRISBURG — State regulators say the cost of health insurance premiums will be going up sharply next year for residents who buy individual plans.<p>The …

Susquehanna Health becomes part of UPMC; $500 million investment announced

WILLIAMSPORT -- A four-hospital health system in northcentral Pennsylvania is now part of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center family.<p>The …

42 young physicans among the best

The physicians named to this year’s “Physician 40 Under 40” by the Pennsylvania Medical Society have demonstrated a significant amount of success so …

Wolf On Opioid Crisis: 'Too Many Futures Robbed'

Listen<p>Listening...<p>4:00<p>Paul Guggenheimer's interview with Governor Wolf<p>A total of 3,383 drug-related overdose deaths were reported in Pennsylvania in …

Pa.'s delayed medical marijuana research hinders rollout

Pitt announced an effort to partner with medical marijuana companies to research the drug as it rolls out. So far, research has been hindered by the …