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New Hospital Requirements in NY

09.18.13 | Bob Price

New York is requiring anyone who might come in contact with patients at hospitals and other health care facilities to get a vaccine or wear masks during the upcoming flu season. It's an ambitious effort to control the flu in the places it is known ...

PA Dems Want to Ban Gay Conversion Therapy

09.18.13 | Bob Price

Some state Democratic lawmakers want to bar Pennsylvania mental-health providers from trying to change the sexual orientation of gay minors. Reps. Brian Sims of Philadelphia and Gerald Mullery of Luzerne County said Tuesday they plan to introduce a ...

Corbett Unveils Medicaid Overhaul

09.17.13 | Bob Price

Governor Tom Corbett is proposing  major changes to the Medicaid system, which he says is growing at a  rate that can't be sustained.  He wants to use new federal money to buy  private insurance for half a million uninsured ...

Fracking's Impact on Air Pollution Minimal

09.17.13 | Bob Price

Hydro-fracking for natural gas don't seem to spew immense amounts of methane into the air.   The new study, mostly funded by energy interests, was published Monday by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. About 90 percent ...

WNY Teen Dies of Football Injury

09.17.13 | Bob Price

A Brocton teen critically injured in a high school football game Friday night has passed away. A spokesperson for Women and Children's Hospital says Damon Janes, 16, died Monday following injuries sustained from a helmet-to-helmet collision during ...

Important Cases Before PA Court

09.17.13 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania's Superior Court will hear back-to-back  arguments in two high-profile cases during a special session today in Luzerne  County.  The panel of judges first will hear Jerry Sandusky's  challenge to his child ...

Corbett unveils Medicaid reform plan

09.17.13 | Bob Price

Governor Tom Corbett is proposing  major changes to the Medicaid system, which he says is growing at a  rate that can't be sustained.  He wants to use new federal money to buy  private insurance for half a million uninsured ...

Fracking poses little impact on air pollution

09.17.13 | Bob Price

Hydro-fracking for natural gas don't seem to spew immense amounts of methane into the air.   The new study, mostly funded by energy interests, was published Monday by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. About 90 percent ...

WNY football player dies from injury

09.17.13 | Bob Price

A Brocton teen critically injured in a high school football game Friday night has passed away. A spokesperson for Women and Children's Hospital says Damon Janes, 16, died Monday following injuries sustained from a helmet-to-helmet collision during ...

Important cases before PA court

09.17.13 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania's Superior Court will hear back-to-back  arguments in two high-profile cases during a special session today in Luzerne  County.  The panel of judges first will hear Jerry Sandusky's  challenge to his child ...

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