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Despite losses, Highmark to stick with Obamacare in 2017

Despite losses, Highmark to stick with Obamacare in 2017

Highmark Inc. will participate next year in the health insurance market created by the Affordable Care Act, despite losing $68 million in that market...

Pa. lawmakers to hold joint session this week on opioid legislation

State lawmakers have set a date for a sought-after legislative session to address the state's opioid and heroin crisis.

Rite Aid 'continues to believe' merger will happen this year

When it comes to mergers, no news is ... well, no news.

Slideshow: Lancaster County retirement community finishes $4.7M renovation

Willow Valley Communities has completed extensive renovations to one of its apartment buildings.

Parent company of Memorial Hospital, Lancaster Regional exploring financial options

Parent company of Memorial Hospital, Lancaster Regional exploring financial options

A Tennessee-based health system that operates four hospitals in the midstate announced this week that it is looking at potential partners for some...

GDP growth a mixed bag in Central Pa.

Lancaster County tops region for 2015, while York-Hanover, Lebanon County post declines

The U.S. economy may be expanding, but last year was a mixed bag for Central Pennsylvania, according to new data from the U.S. Bureau of Economic...

Study finds medical cannabis could reduce use of opioid painkillers

Local doctor taps into medical marijuana and pain management

A study released last week found that states legalizing marijuana for medical use could see a reduction in the use of opioid painkillers, which are...

Audit launched of state efforts to treat opioid addiction

In hopes of finding out what works and what doesn't, Pennsylvania's top auditor plans to review the effectiveness of state programs that treat people...

Medical education consulting company to open

premium content Medical education consulting company to open

Dr. Asit P. Upadhyay wants to be more than a witness to Pennsylvania's opioid pain pill and heroin epidemic. The York County doctor is focusing on...

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