Dr. Rachel Levine

Upper Dublin Board Commissioner Gary Scarpello speaks during the public meeting of the state’s PFAS Action Team at Abington High School
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Jay Scott Smith
April 16, 2019 - 12:00 am
ABINGTON, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- Horsham residents made their voices heard amid frustration over a dangerous chemical found in drinking water. At special meeting Monday night residents of Horsham and surrounding areas made it clear to members of the state’s "Action Team," tasked with addressing the...
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Justin Udo
March 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Officials in Pennsylvania are stressing the importance of immunization shots following a U.S. Senate hearing that brought them into question. Texas Sen. Rand Paul says national vaccination requirements are a danger to liberty. But Dr. Rachel Levine, Pennsylvania's...
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The Pennsylvania Department of Health is confirming that the flu is now widespread across the Commonwealth.
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Kim Glovas
January 07, 2019 - 3:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health is confirming that the flu is now widespread across the Commonwealth. January and February are peak months for the flu, according to health secretary Dr. Rachel Levine. "We have seen 6,400 cases of the flu. More than 4,000 of...
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Lynne Adkins
December 17, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania has seen its cases of Hepatitis A jump significantly in recent years, according to the state Secretary of Health. Dr. Rachel Levine says for that reason, the Commonwealth has sent out a health alert to local healthcare facilities and programs. "There is...
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Tony Romeo
November 04, 2018 - 11:55 pm
HARRISBURG (KYW Newsradio) -- The calendar has flipped to November, and the clocks have been turned back an hour. That means colder weather is coming, and so is the flu. Pennsylvania’s Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine says the flu season officially began September 30, and as of last week, there...
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Antionette Lee
October 22, 2018 - 7:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - - October is National Bullying Prevention month. The LGBT community faces an increased health risk when it comes to bullying. The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine is trying to solve that issue by educating health professionals through a series of...
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