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Congressmen Inspect Central Pa. Facility Housing Immigrant Children

Congressmen Jim Gerlach, Pat Meehan, and Charlie Dent (all R-Pa.) visited a children’s home in western Berks County where children were being placed by the government.

07/22/2014

(Amy Jones, second from left, and some of her SEAMAAC colleagues pose for a memento photograph outside the White House.  Image provided)

White House Honors Phila. Woman For Health Services to Asian Community

Amy Jones (second from left) is director of health and social services for the Southeast Asian Mutual Assistance Association Coalition, based in South Philadelphia.

04/25/2014

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Government: Insurance Companies Offering Coverage For Spouses Must Extend It To Same-sex Married Couples

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has announced that insurance companies offering coverage to married heterosexual couples will soon be obligated to offer it to married same-sex couples.

03/14/2014

(The "Plan B" contraceptive pill.  File photo from CBS3)

Women’s Rights Advocates Delighted By Court Ruling on ‘Morning After’ Pill

“This is a long overdue decision,” says Carol Tracey, executive director of the Women’s Law Project in Philadelphia.

04/05/2013

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Health: Plan B Is Not Going Over-The-Counter For All Women

In a surprise move the nation’s Health Secretary stopped Plan B, the morning-after pill, from being available to girls under the age of 17, without a prescription.

12/07/2011

(File photo:  Cooper Hospital, in Camden, NJ.)

Cooper Medical School Gets $800,000 Grant To Run Neighborhood Clinic

Even before Cooper Hospital’s new medical school has opened or accepted its first student, it has received an $800,000 federal grant.

10/11/2011

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