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Report: Philadelphia Is Facing A Doctor Shortage

Consider this: In Pittsburgh, there are 87 patients per doctor. In Philadelphia, there are 258.

09/17/2014

A small but enthusiastic crowd came out to Love Park to support the coalition, called "All, Above All," campaigning to repeal the 30-year-old Hyde Amendment, which prohibits federal funding for abortions. (credit: Pat Loeb/KYW)

Abortion Rights Campaign Makes A Stop In Philadelphia

Abortion rights groups rallied in Love Park Tuesday afternoon to demand federal funding for abortions.

09/09/2014

Mayor Nutter signs into law a measure that will make it easier for new mothers who return to work to pump breast milk. (Credit: Mike Dunn)

Nutter Signs Bill Making It Easier For Moms To Pump Breast Milk At Work

Mayor Nutter has signed a bill that requires all Philadelphia employers to give workers who are nursing mothers the space and time to pump milk while on the job.

09/04/2014

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Response To Corbett’s Modified Medicaid Expansion Overhaul is Mixed

The plan approved yesterday by the federal government stripped out many of the Corbett administration’s proposals, creating what state senator Vincent Hughes (D-Phila.) says looks “90 percent” like a straight Medicaid expansion.

08/29/2014

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Family-Owned Company Expresses Relief Over Supreme Court’s Ruling On Contraception

Their attorney said the high court’s ruling brought relief.

06/30/2014

A Hobby Lobby store is seen on June 30, 2014 in Plantation, Florida. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Local Groups React To Supreme Court Ruling In Hobby Lobby Case

Groups on both sides of the issue were speaking out Monday after the Supreme Court ruled that Christian owners of closely held companies do not have to comply with the birth control mandate in the Affordable Care Act.

06/30/2014

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Temporary Relief For Philadelphia Archdiocese From State Fines Under Affordable Care Act

A federal appeals court on Friday temporarily delayed enforcement of an order that would have imposed steep fines on the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

06/28/2014

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3 On Your Side: Health Insurance Options For 2014 Grads

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan sorts through some of the basics.

06/11/2014

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Phila. Archdiocese Sues To Block Obamacare’s Contraceptives Rule

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has filed a federal lawsuit challenging the new federal mandate that some of its affiliates allow their employees to get birth control coverage in their health insurance.

06/03/2014

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Local Hospitals See Drop In Patient Income As Service Costs Grow

Many local hospitals have seen a slight dip in the money they’re taking in, while expenses continue to climb.

05/27/2014

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NJ Republican Congressional Nominees Square Off In Debate

Dom Giordano hosted a debate between Tom MacArthur and Steve Lonegan, who are campaigning for the Republican congressional nomination in New Jersey’s third district

05/21/2014

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Health Care Reform Unfinished, Part 2: The Family Doctor: A Practice Model On Life Support?

One of the Affordable Care Act’s goals that is falling short is support for primary care doctors.

04/15/2014

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Health Care Reform Unfinished, Part 1: Hospitals Take A Hit

Surveys find there are nine-Million fewer uninsured after the enrollment period prescribed by the Affordable Care Act.

04/14/2014

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Toomey On Affordable Care Act: ‘It’s A Complete Debacle’

Toomey does not agree with statements from the White House that the Affordable Care Act is working out and believes the country will hold Democrats responsible as a consequence.

04/03/2014

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Area Community Groups Help Constituents Meet Obamacare Deadline

The waiting room was full on Monday morning at Congreso de Latinos Unidos, one of the largest Hispanic nonprofits in the nation.

03/31/2014

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