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Health officials urge immunization as flu cases climb statewide

State health officials are urging Pennsylvanians to get immunized as the flu season ramps up.

By Rachel McDevitt

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Nonprofit hopes to use music to improve health

A nonprofit that supports music education in the midstate is launching a new project to improve public health through music.

By Rachel McDevitt

Harrisburg protesters join global climate strike

More than 100 people gathered on the steps of the state capitol in Harrisburg Friday to call for action on climate change.

By Rachel McDevitt

Maternal mortality rates for black women in Pittsburgh higher than in most other U.S. cities

Junia Howell, urban sociologist at the University of Pittsburgh, said these statistics signal that black residents can leave Pittsburgh for virtually any other U.S. city and immediately have better health outcomes.

By Kathleen Davis/WESA

Pa. modernizing WIC nutrition program

The WIC program in Pennsylvania is switching from paper checks to eWIC cards.

By Rachel McDevitt