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March 25, 2022

How the Pandemic Delayed Care for Older Americans

COVID-19 delayed primary care, dental visits, and procedures for about 30 percent of Americans over 50, and some of those patients have not rescheduled care, according to a recent National Poll on Healthy Aging.

March 14, 2022

State of the Flu in Pa., Nation

The flu has outpaced last year’s historically mild season, but its spread remains far below pre-pandemic years, state and federal figures indicate.

March 11, 2022

A Campaign to Combat Health Misinformation

The U.S. Surgeon General has launched a campaign seeking research, data, and personal stories related to health misinformation during the pandemic and how it has affected individual health choices.

March 09, 2022

4 Takeaways from Today’s DOH Senate Budget Hearing

Leaders from the Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) today outlined the health care priorities included in Governor Wolf’s 2022–2023 budget proposal, as well as the public health challenges facing the commonwealth.

March 07, 2022

‘The Next Normal’ for COVID-19

A report from a panel of global health experts envisions the nation’s next steps to mitigate COVID-19, prepare for new variants, and “build towards a next normal."