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Updated: November 6, 2019 | 12:51 pm

Judge rejects new federal health rule affecting abortions

The rule let clinicians object to providing abortions and other services that conflict with their moral and religious beliefs.

By The Associated Press

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Telemedicine bill passes Pa. Senate, faces hurdle in House

Health systems have widely adopted the practice of telemedicine, but insurers don’t always cover it.   

By Brett Sholtis

University of Pittsburgh study finds Medicare patients aren’t getting the emergency injury treatment they need

Researchers surveyed at total of 124,008 severely injured patients. They found that 68.9 percent of them were incorrectly triaged in the ER and were not sent to trauma centers, which are better equipped to treat these patients.

By Sarah Boden/WESA

Airline food prep workers stage PHL ‘die-in’ to rally for better health care

Hundreds of food-prep workers at Philadelphia International Airport rallied to demand better health care.

By Nina Feldman/WHYY

A bill expanding healthcare access for working disabled people may see Senate action

The measure has high-ranking co-sponsors from both parties, making it a rare healthcare bill that may not divide the chamber on party lines.

By Katie Meyer