Jul 1, 2021

Law firm helps companies sort out vaccine objections 

Seventy to 90% of a population must be vaccinated to reach “herd immunity” from a contagious viral disease.  But not everyone wants the shot in the arm. 

Jun 30, 2021

A Conversation With: Brian Rinker, market president for Highmark’s Eastern Pennsylvania Region

Brian Rinker is the market president for the Eastern Pennsylvania Region for Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, based in Camp Hill & Wilkes-Barre.

Jun 22, 2021

A conversation with Michelle Fitzgerald

  What has the last year been like for you and Encompass Health?  The last year has been anything but normal or ordinary. We endured census fluctuations and high acuity patients as people were waiting to go to the hospital until they were extremely sick, mainly due to fear of contracting COVID in the hospital. Early on, we realized […]

Jun 22, 2021

New pharmacy solution company tackles medication affordability for Highmark-, Independence-insured patients

An independent pharmacy solution startup funded by five Blue Cross Blue Shield plans is expected to improve medication affordability for patients across the state.

Jun 22, 2021

Nursing home staff rally for funding in the wake of the pandemic

Shortly after rallying outside of the state Capitol to demand that legislators add health care staffing into the 2021-22 budget, nursing home workers from 12 different homes across the state have voted to strike next month.

Jun 17, 2021

UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute, Chambersburg moves to new office

UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute in Chambersburg is set to move to a larger, more accessible office space next week.

Dec 9, 2019

Beyond cooties: Teaching our kids about sex

Having “the talk” may be one of the more challenging aspects of parenting, but helping your adolescent and teen stay safe includes helping them to navigate the paths ahead.

Dec 4, 2019

Most parents fear their kids will suffer hearing damage from their various music players and smartphones

Seven in 10 parents are concerned about future hearing damage, and 86 percent think their children listen to their devices at volumes that are too loud.

Oct 29, 2019

Central PA Gluten Free Expo headed to Camp Hill November 9

The 7th Annual Central PA Gluten Free Expo will include over 50 local and national vendor booths, educational presentations and demonstrations, door prizes and gluten-free samples.

Oct 18, 2019

High school football sees drop in concussion rates during practice, but an increase during games

Among sex-comparable sports (soccer, basketball, baseball/softball, cross country, track, swimming), concussion rates were more than twice as high in girls than boys

Oct 17, 2019

How and why you should check your children’s spines

Many of the signs and symptoms of spinal conditions are easily identifiable and with early intervention can be successfully treated.

Oct 15, 2019

Majority of women who have miscarried blame themselves: Survey

Somehow these myths still persist, making women feel even more unwarranted guilt and self-blame for the loss of a pregnancy.