Pa. Department of Health investigates mumps cases at Penn State

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The Pennsylvania Department of Health said Friday that it is investigating confirmed and potential cases of mumps at Penn State University... Read more

What Trump could learn from one family's $1-million medical bill

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Avoidable medical complications plague American families physically, emotionally — and economically. A poignant example of the damage... Read more

When the Philly skyline turns blue, think of colon cancer prevention

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You probably know that when the Philadelphia skyline glows pink in October, it's intended to raise breast cancer awareness. When it turns... Read more

What income inequality is doing to Americans' life spans

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Two trends stand out in new projections of life expectancy in developed countries released Tuesday by the Lancet: The United States, with... Read more

With TV ads, Philly steps up anti-smoking campaign

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In an expansion of its efforts to reduce smoking, Philadelphia health officials said Tuesday that they were launching an advertising campaign... Read more

Advocates: Repealing Obamacare would cost N.J. jobs and lives

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New Jersey stands to lose an estimated 86,000 jobs — and hundreds of lives — if the Affordable Care Act is repealed, advocacy groups... Read more

A pediatrician's heartfelt request to fix health care

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Editor's note: Marion Mass, a pediatrician in the Philadelphia suburbs, is co-founder of a new advocacy group, Practicing Physicians of America... Read more

What 'repeal and replace' could mean for Pennsylvanians

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If the debate in Washington over the future of Obamacare seems distant and abstract, a network of health foundations in Pennsylvania seeks... Read more