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2014-10-16 16:28:02

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) invites individuals, public agencies and private organizations to nominate historic properties or locations with statewide or national significance for PHMC's State Historical Marker Program. Historical markers chronicle the state's notable people, places, events, and innovations. The postmark deadline for nominations is Dec. 1, 2014. The State Historical Marker...

2014-10-15 20:21:09

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, the Pennsylvania legislature passed two bills that will harm the water and air of Pennsylvanians. Both HB1565, the Subdivision Flooding Bill, and HB 2354, the Stall on Carbon Bill, kowtow to powerful special interests as they dismiss the need for clean air and water for all Pennsylvanians. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130211/DC57616LOGO The Stall on Carbon Bill allows either chamber of the General Assembly...

2014-10-09 23:10:22

Centric Bank President & CEO Patricia A. Husic has been selected by American Banker as one of The 25 Women to Watch in U.S. banking. Celebrated as Pennsylvania’s “leading advocate for advancing the careers of female bankers" and chosen from hundreds of women banking executives, Husic ascended to #7 in the national ranking. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Centric Bank President & CEO Patricia A. Husic has been selected by American Banker as one of The 25...

2014-10-08 16:24:14

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare (DPW) honored the winners of a new statewide art contest, "Art: The Universal Language," during a celebration today in the Capitol Rotunda. The art contest was a partnership between The Arc of Pennsylvania, the commonwealth and the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. "The artwork that was submitted shows the incredible talent of Pennsylvanians with disabilities," First Lady and...

2014-09-24 12:29:13

New data illustrates importance of drug take-backs to help prevent unnecessary hospitalizations and deaths HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To support a nationwide effort to clear homes of potentially dangerous, expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs, Capital BlueCross is reminding residents to take advantage of the Drug Enforcement Administration's (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27. Take-Back Day...

2014-09-23 12:30:36

Older Pennsylvanians Urged to Become Strong Today and Falls Free Tomorrow HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania departments of Aging and Health encouraged all Pennsylvania residents today at an event at the state capitol to join in the observance of Falls Prevention Awareness Day, Sept. 23. The theme of this year's Falls Prevention Awareness Day, "Strong Today, Falls Free Tomorrow," aims to promote practices that help protect people against...

2014-09-18 23:09:03

Members can now go from searching in-network providers, to booking a confirmed appointment online, 24/7. Harrisburg, PA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Members of United Concordia Dental can now book appointments online with participating network dentists at UnitedConcordia.com, thanks to a partnership between LocalMed and the national dental wellness company. "Members can book an appointment with one of our dentists using the 'Schedule Now' button located on the Find a Dentist...

2014-09-18 12:29:11

Palliative care selected as first area of focus HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of Pennsylvanians receive medical services every day from local health care systems. Each of these facilities has its own physicians and practitioners with their own specialized knowledge gained from their own experience providing care. But what if they came together to compare notes? What if they shared what they know about what works best for patients? What if, cooperatively,...

2014-09-16 12:30:22

Capital Blue retail store on a mission to help people live healthy; Store to feature fitness classes, healthy cafe, free community events HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the up-and-coming Hampden Marketplace shopping development, neighboring a Giant Food store and the PinnacleHealth West Shore Hospital in Hampden Township, there will soon be a new and unique health experience for residents of this region. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140916/146406...

2014-09-16 08:32:14

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of United Concordia Dental can now book appointments online with participating network dentists at UnitedConcordia.com, thanks to a partnership between LocalMed and the national dental wellness company. "Members can book an appointment with one of our dentists using the 'Schedule Now' button located on the Find a Dentist page of our website," said Jim Shade, vice president of network operations at United Concordia. "We are happy...


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