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VIDEO: Red Cross wants your blood
With about 150,000 fewer donations, Red Cross is looking for donors .
PHOTOS: Drive up COVID-19 testing available at WellSpan Family Medicine - Cape Horn, walk up testing
VIDEO: Senior Living community limits, screens visitors
Providence Place Senior Living community limits, screens visitors in light of coronavirus pandemic.
VIDEO: COVID-19 coronavirus outdoor screening at WellSpan York Hospital
WellSpan York Hospital begins COVID-19 coronavirus outdoor screening, Thursday, March 12, 2020.
States to get test kits as White House amps up virus effort
Federal health officials scrambled Friday to get coronavirus testing up and running in every state, as the Trump administration signaled it may also invoke a 70-year-old defense law to guarantee the availabilitHealth
‘Retrospective denials’: Patients stuck with bills when insurers don’t pay as promised
The billing quagmire is generating attention and anger from patients and providers, as insurers require preapproval – sometimes called “prior authorization” – for a widening array of procedures, drugs and testsHealth
OP-ED: Killer superbugs are coming for you
Why isn’t your scientific community pouring more resources into this fight? Frankly, the market discourages it. Developing a new drug takes more than a decade and costs more than $2.5 billion.
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What would happen if the Affordable Care Act went away?
There’s no doubt that invalidating the ACA in whole or in large part would have a dramatic effect on the nation’s health system – and not just for those 20 million or so Americans whose coverage directly flowsHealth
VIDEO: Safe & Sweet keto-friendly bakery in Central Market
Safe & Sweet keto-friendly, sugar-free and gluten-free friendly bakery in Central Market.
EDITORIAL: News that should outrage all of us
The number of uninsured folks in America rose by 1.9 million people in 2018. It was the first jump in nearly a decade.
Judge: UPMC’s 5-year deal with Highmark can’t be extended
A 5-year-old agreement between two Pittsburgh-based health care conglomerates can’t be extended through litigation past its June 30 expiration date, a Pennsylvania judge said Friday.Health
Promise of marijuana leads scientists on search for evidence
Marijuana has been shown to help ease pain and a few other health problems, yet two-thirds of U.S. states have decided pot should be legal to treat many other conditions with little scientific backing.Health
VIDEO: Katallasso Family Health Center in York City
"We are able to serve people that are uninsured or underinsured," said Clinic Director Dycelie "Didi" Rivera. "There is a place that they can go," she added.
U.S. officials worry paralyzing illness may grow more common
Four-year-old Joey Wilcox was one of 228 confirmed victims in the U.S. last year of acute flaccid myelitis, a rare, mysterious and sometimes deadly paralyzing illness that seems to ebb and flow on an every-other-year cycle.Health
More seniors using marijuana to treat maladies
Many industry officials say the fastest-growing segment of their customer base are aging baby boomers or even those a little older who are seeking to treat the aches and sleeplessness and other maladies of oldHealth
VIDEO: York High students train to use Narcan
York High Public Safety Academy students train to use Narcan as part of Opioid Epidemic module. Upon completion and certification, each student will receive a kit that includes two 4-mg doses of Narcan.
‘Pete the Groin Crusher’ lauded for crushing 10,000 patients
Nobody ever warns the patients at Pennsylvania Hospital about Pete Schiavo, “The Groin Crusher.”Pennsylvania
VIDEO: RISE York cuts ribbon in West Manchester Township
Medical marijuana dispensary RISE York cuts ribbon in West Manchester Township, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018.
Penn State officials confirm case of bacterial meningitis
Penn State University officials say a student is being treated for bacterial meningitis.Health
WellSpan York Hospital receives national recognition for treatment of heart and lung failure
WellSpan York Hospital has received national recognition for its treatment of adult patients with acute heart or lung failure.Local
Modest premium hikes as ‘Obamacare’ stabilizes
Millions of people covered under the Affordable Care Act will see only modest premium increases next year, and some will get price cuts. That’s the conclusion from an exclusive analysis of the besieged but resiHealth
Experts question benefits of fluoride-free toothpaste
While health authorities recognize fluoride as a cavity blocker, the internet is dotted with claims that fluoride-free toothpaste also prevents cavities.Health
Abortion-rights activists brace for new wave of restrictions
Abortion-rights advocates are intensifying efforts to make it easier for women to get abortions amid a new wave of state-level bans and restrictions expected to occur under a reconfigured U.S. Supreme Court.Health
Oped: This is the talk to have before college
Navigating mental health issues — your own or a friend's — is a pivotal college experience for many students, but isn't acknowledged as such.
Many breast cancer patients can skip chemo, big study finds
Most women with the most common form of early-stage breast cancer can safely skip chemotherapy without hurting their chances of beating the disease, doctors are reporting from a landmark study that used genetic testing to gauge each patient’s risk.Health
200 million eggs recalled because of salmonella concerns
More than 200 million eggs distributed to restaurants and grocery stores in nine states have been recalled because of bacterial contamination.Health
Study: Stop-smoking drugs Chantix, Zyban pose no heart risks
Two popular stop-smoking drugs are as safe for the heart as nicotine patches and dummy pills, according to research requested by U.S. and European regulators.Health
Studies link legal marijuana with drop in opioid prescriptions
Can legalizing marijuana fight the problem of opioid addiction and fatal overdoses? Two new studies in the debate suggest it might.Health