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New Pa. initiative seeks to identify and reduce causes of health disparities

In Luzerne County, life expectancy is 73, but just minutes away, life expectancy is 85. While in Erie, life expectancy is 60, when just minutes away life expectancy is 80.

By Zoë Read/WHYY

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This Pa. mayor’s trip to Puerto Rico during pandemic drew criticism, attention to Latino health disparities

Reading Mayor Eddie Moran’s recent trip was not prohibited, but some say it was irresponsible as COVID-19 infection rates surge across the country.

By Anthony Orozco