Health

Cocktails to go
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John McDevitt
May 19, 2020 - 12:58 pm
Gov. Tom Wolf said Tuesday he will sign a bill to permit to-go cocktails across the state. Read the latest here.
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Frank Boyle and family
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Lynne Adkins
May 19, 2020 - 4:30 am
Many retirement communities — as well as long-term care facilities and nursing homes — have imposed sizeable restrictions in order to keep residents safe, leaving residents isolated. But one Montgomery County 90-year-old is making the most of it. Read more here.
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Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine speaking to reporters.
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Justin Udo
May 18, 2020 - 5:07 pm
Pennsylvania Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine Monday said the commonwealth is using a new system to report COVID-19 deaths across the state. Read more here.
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Jersey Shore beach
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Pat Loeb
May 18, 2020 - 3:27 pm
Philadelphia officials continue to report progress in the fight against COVID-19, but they are pleading with residents not to take that as a signal to ease social distancing rules. Specifically: “Don’t go to the beach.” Read the latest here.
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Temple University
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Suzanne Monaghan
May 18, 2020 - 2:23 pm
College students who are suffering financially due to the coronavirus pandemic are eligible for grants as part of the CARES Act. Read more here.
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Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia
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Kristen Johanson
May 18, 2020 - 1:27 pm
Philadelphia courts remain closed, with both civil and criminal jury trials suspended until at least Sept. 8. Court officials are working to develop protocols for when trials resume. Read more here.
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Chris Sommer
May 18, 2020 - 10:44 am
Recent studies show a significant percentage of frontline health care workers are exhibiting signs of burnout and even Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
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Tarrah Gibbons
May 18, 2020 - 7:59 am
When the coronavirus pandemic began, experts reported that the virus was spread when an infected person coughed or sneezed through droplets. Can the virus be transmitted by taking or breathing?
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A runner
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Justin Udo
May 16, 2020 - 4:00 am
There's a concern that runners can spread the coronavirus even if they are more than 6 feet away from others, but how true is that claim? Read more here.
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beach at Avalon, N.J.
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David Madden
May 16, 2020 - 4:00 am
As tourists return to the Jersey Shore, they’ll have to learn to live with the new rules of the road given the viral pandemic. One county will offer them a little help in complying. Read more here.
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