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Pa. set to study pregnancy and birth complications, with goal of healthier outcomes

Pennsylvania ranks 26th among states for maternal mortality rates.

By Gabriela Martínez/WITF

York County breast cancer survivor shares her experience and resources to help those diagnosed with cancer

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month this month, Natalie Kopp, Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition Communications Director, and Teresa Spittle, Breast Cancer Survivor and Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition York County Captain joined us on Friday’s Smart Talk to discuss breast cancer, early detection methods, and resources to help those living with cancer.

By Aniya Faulcon

A physical activity study increases mental health of women experiencing homelessness

Tonya Miller, Associate Professor of Physical Therapy at Harrisburg University, who conducted the study, worked with Harrisburg University students and local shelters to educate homeless women on their physical activity and in turn, shift their mindset to achieve an overall sense of well-being.

By Aniya Faulcon

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Updated: 2022-04-07 14:49:11

Groups in Pennsylvania are touting abortion pill reversal. Doctors are concerned, because there’s no evidence it works

Anti-abortion groups in Pennsylvania and across the United States are touting an abortion reversal pill, but doctors are concerned, because there’s no evidence it works.

By Gabriela Martínez/WITF