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If you call an ambulance in Chester County, you’ll have a longer ride and a longer wait at a crowded hospital

If Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville was still open, the bumpy ride would have been over already. Instead, one patient had to deal with a 30-minute ride.

By Kenny Cooper/WHYY

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Chronically ill patients could get easier access to new treatments if Pennsylvania state lawmakers act soon

Supporters say the bill will allow medical providers to spend more time on care rather than fighting with insurance companies, but time is running out to pass it before the session ends.

By Stephen Caruso/SpotlightPA

Coronavirus Pandemic takes a toll on ER doctors’ health and families

For many doctors and nurses, that means working long hours while dealing with worries about their own health and the fear of exposing their loved ones.