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Severe maternal health problems on the rise, according to state report

The rate of patients experiencing severe health problems due to pregnancy and birth is rising in Pennsylvania, according to a report from the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council, an independent state agency that studies the cost of healthcare.

By Gabriela Martínez/WITF

Harrisburg’s buffer zone ordinance is being challenged in court again

Two anti-abortion activists who say Harrisburg is improperly applying its law banning protests within 20 feet of a healthcare facility argued their case Thursday at the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia.

By Gabriela Martínez/WITF