Pennsylvania Medical Society
As concern about the recent measles outbreak grows in the United States, the Pennsylvania Medical Society hosted a four-member panel Tuesday to raise awareness that state residents, particularly those who are not vaccinated, could be vulnerable.
Doctors urge anyone experiencing flu-like symptoms to stay home from work, don’t shake hands, get lots of rest, and stay away from people who are very young, very old, or who have compromised immune systems.
Pennsylvania doctors and DA’s are celebrating a new law signed by Governor Tom Corbett this week that creates a statewide database to monitor prescription drug use. But there are privacy concerns.
But a spokesman for the senate majority leader says the fact that a hearing was held does not indicate a groundswell of support for medical marijuana in the state senate.
The head of the Pennsylvania Medical Society foresees an at least temporary shortage of doctors as the new federal health care law continues to roll out.
Pennsylvania Medical Society president Dr. Bruce MacLeod says gun violence should be studied the same way doctors study diabetes and heart disease.
Published reports seem to indicate a growing trend of physicians across the country are scrambling to sell their private practices to hospital systems. Is that happening here?
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Governor Corbett will hold a ceremonial bill signing today for a measure passed by the legislature that will create new procedures for handling concussions suffered by student athletes.
There’s a hearing in Harrisburg this week to begin the process of creating state-approved ID’s for medical personnel.
The findings of the 2010 Patient Poll by a division of the Pennsylvania Medical Society has a lot to say.
The Pennsylvania Medical Society is urging doctors and patients to pay a little more attention to a disease that can literally leave you breathless.