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VIDEO: Safe & Sweet keto-friendly bakery in Central Market
Safe & Sweet keto-friendly, sugar-free and gluten-free friendly bakery in Central Market.
VIDEO: Harvest Vegfest offers variety and zero waste
Harvest Vegfest offers variety and zero waste at Cousler Park in Manchester Township, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019.
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
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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 fewer opioid prescriptions
Can legalizing marijuana fight the problem of opioid addiction and fatal overdoses? Two new studies in the debate suggest it may.Health
Dentist group puts teeth in push to curb opioid painkillers
The American Dental Association wants dentists to drastically cut back on prescribing opioid painkillers.Health
Overdose deaths fall in 14 states (but rise in Pa.), new figures show
New provisional data released this month by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that drug overdose deaths declined in 14 states during the 12-month period that ended July 2017, a potentially hopeful sign that policies aimed at curbing the death toll may be working.Health
A surprise no one wants: Big medical bill even with coverage
People who wind up in the emergency room or need an ambulance can be blindsided by hefty, unexpected charges. This often happens after patients visit a doctor or hospital outside their insurance network so coverage was limited. Insurance deductibles that reset every January and must be paid before coverage begins can make these invoices even more painful.Health
How best to treat opioids’ youngest sufferers? No one knows
Two babies, born 15 months apart to the same young woman overcoming opioid addiction. Two very different treatments.Health
Medical office slated for plot across from Yorkshire Elementary
Pineapple Investment Properties, LLC of Wrightsville last February submitted a land development plan to township officials.Health
OPED: Counties need state support for priorities
Counties need the state and federal government to commit full funding that recognizes our mutual commitment to serve our citizens across all human services programs.