Health
Affordable Care Act mandate might mean unhappy tax surprise for some

01/27/2015 09:27 AM EST
For the first time this year, taxpayers will be required to prove they had health insurance as part of their tax return or face a penalty. 
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Closing the gap: Yorkers beat Obamacare deadline, sign up for health insurance
01/23/2015 09:06 AM EST - York City resident Teresa Rouse said she needs eye surgery in the next couple of months but can't get it without health insurance — which she hasn't had in 20 years. Full Story

Flu cases decline for second straight week in York, across state
01/21/2015 12:26 PM EST - With 1,196 confirmed flu cases as of Jan. 17, York County has the fifth-most cases out of Pennsylvania's 67 counties. Full Story

Free CPR class in at Hanover YMCA
01/16/2015 01:11 AM EST - The Hanover YMCA, 500 N. George St., will host a free American Red Cross CPR Day, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. Full Story

Flu season in Pennsylvania, York County might be nearing peak
01/15/2015 10:30 AM EST - York County's confirmed flu cases have risen almost 50 percent — from 694 on Jan. 3 to 1,028 on Jan. Full Story

Medicare imposes payment penalty on one York County hospital
01/15/2015 01:02 AM EST - Medicare has announced it will penalize 721 hospitals — including one in York County — for ranking among the lowest-performing 25 percent in the country regarding infections and serious complications developed in the hospital setting. Full Story

With a severe flu season expected to peak soon, Pa. docs urge vaccination
01/12/2015 09:24 AM EST - Pennsylvania upgraded its flu code to "widespread" — the highest level — a couple of weeks ago, when it saw an increase in cases of the virus. Full Story

Suicide in 2014: York sees all-time high, rolls out prevention efforts
01/12/2015 09:23 AM EST - In 2014, 84 people killed themselves in York County — a record high. About 81 percent were male, and about 60 percent were 46 or older, according to a year-end report issued by the York County Coroner's Office. Full Story

Flu outbreak spikes in York County
01/09/2015 12:03 PM EST - As flu season peaks, cases in York County are multiplying and patients are filling emergency departments and doctors' offices. Full Story

Classes at York County hospitals offer structure for keeping New Year's resolutions
12/31/2014 10:36 AM EST - When it comes to popular but demanding New Year's resolutions, quitting smoking and losing weight top the charts. Full Story

Pet reptile not a lizard, Lithuanian student finds out

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — A baby caiman has found a new home at a Lithuanian zoo after its previous owner tried to sell it online, apparently upon realizing that the pet reptile he was raising in his bathroom wasn't a harmless lizard. Full Story
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Review: Something's missing from the deck in 'Wild Card'

It becomes quickly clear in "Wild Card," the latest vehicle for the hunky, brooding British action star Jason Statham, that his character doesn't need a gun to maim or kill. Full Story