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Midstate vaccine provider sees increase in no-shows for appointments

The system is encouraging patients to cancel unwanted appointments — either online or by calling its help line at 1-800-243-1455. That will help cut down on wait times and wasted doses.

By Julia Agos

State Sen. Mike Regan in hospital after motorcycle accident

Sen. Mike Regan, R-York, “sustained serious orthopedic injuries to his lower extremities” in a Sunday morning motorcycle accident, his office said.

By The Associated Press

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Gene mutations linked to higher rates of leukemia in Hispanic and Latino children

“Every discovery always opens more questions like why this particularly change in genes happens more in this population versus the others,” said Dr. Sinisa Dovat.

By Keira McGuire

Hershey doctor using genetic research to learn why people develop thyroid cancer

In his role as a head and neck surgical oncologist Dr. David Goldenberg treats many patients with thyroid cancer.

By Keira McGuire

Midstate hospitals impose restrictions, prepare for increase of COVID-19 cases

Midstate hospitals are postponing some surgeries and putting other restrictions in place as they ramp up efforts to deal with COVID-19.

By Rachel McDevitt

Highmark-affiliated Penn State Health to buy Holy Spirit Health System

Penn State Health and Geisinger, which owns Holy Spirit, have signed a letter of intent for the deal in an area where Highmark and UPMC have expanded their footprints.
By Brett Sholtis