health care

AIDS Walk Philly
Patrick Hagerty
Molly Daly
October 12, 2019 - 6:45 am
There's still time to sign up for next Sunday's 33rd annual AIDS Walk in Philadelphia, which raises funds and awareness for people living with HIV and AIDS. Read more here.
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Shoppers are shown leaving a Sam's Club in Pittsburgh.
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AP News
September 26, 2019 - 8:39 am
Walmart's Sam's Club is teaming up with several health care companies to offer discounts on everyday care its customers might delay or skip because of the cost.
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Diana Sanchez gives birth alone in Denver jail cell
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AP News
August 30, 2019 - 9:59 am
A woman who gave birth alone in her jail cell in Denver is suing the city after deputies and nurses allegedly ignored her pleas for help during about five hours of labor.
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medical marijuana
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Justin Udo
August 22, 2019 - 2:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The University of the Sciences is offering a one-of-a-kind program focused on the business side of pot as it looks to create leaders in the medical marijuana industry. Medical marijuana is now legal in 33 states, and as demand for it continues to grow, so do the job...
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Lynne Adkins
August 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A recent survey shows that 23 percent of us don't tell our doctors the full truth. We tell white lies or stretch the truth about our smoking and drinking habits, how much we do or don't exercise and our sexual activities. Dr. Christie Mousaw, family medicine physician...
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From left: Michael Bennet, Kirsten Gillibrand, Julian Castro, Cory Booker, Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, Andrew Yang, Tulsi Gabbard, Jay Inslee and Bill de Blasio are shown before the second of two Democratic debates Wednesday, July 31, 2019, in Detroit.
Carlos Osorio/AP Photo
August 01, 2019 - 6:37 am
By Steve Peoples and Sara Burnett, Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — The ideological divisions gripping the Democratic Party intensified on Wednesday as presidential candidates waged an acrimonious battle over health care, immigration and race that tested the strength of early front-runner Joe Biden'...
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From left: Marianne Williamson, Tim Ryan, Amy Klobuchar, Pete Buttigieg, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Beto O'Rourke, John Hickenlooper, John Delaney and Steve Bullock take the stage for a Democratic primary debate in Detroit.
Paul Sancya/AP Photo
July 31, 2019 - 6:35 am
By Steve Peoples and Sara Burnett, Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — The signature domestic proposal by the leading progressive candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination came under withering attack from moderates in a debate that laid bare the struggle between a call for revolutionary...
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Hahnemann University Hospital
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July 29, 2019 - 2:08 pm
By Lydia DePillis, CNN Business (CNN) — For decades, Hahnemann University Hospital served as the main safety-net hospital for downtown Philadelphia's neediest residents. But last week, it released its last patient. Within a month, the hospital's 2,572 staff will all have been laid off, and the...
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Hadas Kuznits
July 26, 2019 - 12:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A report mandated by the Affordable Care Act is helping 18 Philadelphia-area public hospitals learn how to improve their health care. The report focuses on communities and their needs, which meant going into neighborhoods and interviewing individuals served by the...
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In this June 28, 2019 file photo, Ashlyn Myers of the Coalition for Life St. Louis, waves to a Planned Parenthood staff member in St. Louis, Mo.
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July 16, 2019 - 8:03 am
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Taxpayer-funded family planning clinics must stop referring women for abortions immediately, the Trump administration says, declaring it will begin enforcing a new regulation hailed by religious conservatives and denounced by medical...
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