health care

Bucks County Community College is offering free healthcare courses, and it's all about filling a hole in a fast growing industry.
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Justin Udo
July 15, 2019 - 4:22 pm
BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Bucks County Community College is offering free health care courses, and it's all about filling a hole in a fast growing industry. From dental assistants and EKG technicians to nurses aides, students have the chance to enroll in a number of different health care...
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Hahnemann University Hospital
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Paul Kurtz
July 03, 2019 - 4:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In a move to help with the transition of closing Hahnemann University Hospital , Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine has installed a temporary manager to oversee the process. The temporary manager will oversee operations at St. Christopher's Hospital...
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Gov. Tom Wolf
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Tony Romeo
June 28, 2019 - 2:37 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania lawmakers have now finished work on a new state budget. Gov. Tom Wolf said the spending plan and its companion bills will become law. The new budget has more money for education — nearly doubling early childhood education funding in five years — and...
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Democratic presidential candidates, Marianne Williamson, John Hickenlooper, Andrew Yang, Pete Buttigieg, Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, Kirsten Gillibrand, Michael Bennet, Eric Swalwell, are shown during a Democratic primary debate.
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Tim Jimenez
June 28, 2019 - 6:44 am
UPDATED: 9:22 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio / Associated Press) — Ten more candidates hit the stage for part two of the Democratic presidential debate Thursday night in Miami. Former Vice President Joe Biden, who leads the polls, was on the defensive. California Sen. Kamala Harris confronted...
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From left, Bill de Blasio, Tim Ryan, Julian Castro, Cory Booker, Elizabeth Warren, Beto O’Rourke, Amy Klobuchar, Tulsi Gabbard, Jay Inslee, John Delaney are shown on stage before the start of a Democratic primary debate, Wednesday, June 26, 2019.
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June 27, 2019 - 6:43 am
By Juana Summers and Steve Peoples, Associated Press MIAMI (AP) — Ten Democrats railed against a national economy and a Republican administration they argued exist only for the rich as presidential candidates debated onstage for the first time in the young 2020 season, embracing inequality as a...
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Donald Trump
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June 24, 2019 - 5:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday that calls for upfront disclosure by hospitals of actual prices for common tests and procedures to help keep costs down. The idea is to give patients practical information that they can use to save money. For example, if a...
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Cherri Gregg
June 14, 2019 - 11:54 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Neha Gupta has had a passion for helping others since childhood. "I definitely was a pretty fearless kid that always spoke my mind," said the now 22-year-old. Born in New Zealand but raised in Philadelphia, the future doctor's mission to give back grew out of her...
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Health insurance costs
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Tony Romeo
June 06, 2019 - 12:03 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Pennsylvania House committee has advanced legislation that would require the state to create its own health insurance exchange under the Affordable Care Act. Health care advocates celebrated the news that the Pennsylvania House Insurance Committee has approved a...
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William Husel
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June 05, 2019 - 9:27 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio doctor was charged with murder Wednesday in the deaths of 25 hospital patients who, authorities say, were killed with deliberate overdoses of painkillers, many of them administered by other medical workers on his orders. In one of the biggest cases of its kind ever...
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Doctor and patient.
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David Madden
May 31, 2019 - 2:02 pm
PATERSON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The Murphy administration has unveiled a 14-bill package aimed at ensuring efforts in Washington to gut the Affordable Care Act do not take hold in New Jersey. There are concerns that federal court actions could do what Republicans in Congress couldn't: bring an end...
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