Opioid treatment programs being audited
Pennsylvania's auditor general is starting to audit the the state's opioid-related drug treatment…
Funding for area medical centers.
Four area medical centers are getting federal money to upgrade their services.
Why your doc may recommend a new blood test
New PA law promotes Hep C testing of all baby boomers.
More than 1500 jobs are open
It may be a good time to look for a healthcare job.
Dangerous dental infection
More than a half dozen children have admitted to hospitals with suspected bacterial infections.
It's Asthma Peak Week
It's Asthma Peak Week, a week when levels of germs and irritants are high for school aged kids …
Hospital records predict suicide risk
Patients described as gloomy and sad may be more likely to take their own lives.
Local doctor on top 100 list
An area physician named one of the 100 most influential people in healthcare.
Area obstetrics unit closing Monday
An area hospital moves up plans to close its obstetrics department.
Best way to protect babies from flu
Now, a large study of nearly a half million mothers and babies shows an easy way to protect younger…
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