Jul 20, 2018, 06:00 AM
Legality of Philadelphia’s Soda Tax Upheld by Pa. Supreme Court
In a 4-2 decision, the Pa. Supreme Court upheld the legality of the tax.
Jul 16, 2018, 10:50 AM
6 Things to Know about Pennsylvania’s School Immunization Regulations
Get a refresher on school immunization requirements that took effect Aug. 1, 2017.
Jun 21, 2018, 13:25 PM
Federal Grants Available to Implement Opioid Use Disorder Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery Interventions in Rural Communities
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) will be awarding approximately 75 grants to rural communities to help combat the nation’s opioid abuse epidemic.
Mar 19, 2018, 09:00 AM
All Physicians Are Vital to Emergency Preparedness
Pennsylvania emergency physician Douglas Kupas, MD, shares why all physicians have special skills and a moral duty to be prepared, to help prepare the public, and to react to violence and injury in our communities.
Feb 28, 2018, 09:10 AM
“Stop the Bleed” Programs Save Lives: Learn How to Participate with This Checklist
Uncontrolled bleeding is the number one cause of preventable death from trauma. Here's a checklist you can use to create a Stop the Bleed training program to educate the public on proper bleeding control techniques.
Jan 4, 2018, 12:09 PM
10 Ways for Physicians to Be a Part of Teen Health Week
Teen Health Week began in Pennsylvania and has transformed into a global event. Guest blogger Laura Offutt, MD, provides a guide for physicians and practices to participate in their community.
Sep 14, 2017, 12:08 PM
New Digital Data Logger Requirements for Pennsylvania’s Vaccines for Children Program
Starting on Jan. 1, 2018, new digital data logger/continuous temperature monitoring requirements take effect for Pennsylvania's Vaccines for Children program.
Dec 19, 2014, 19:38 PM
FAQ: Organ Donations
Answers to the most common questions about organ donation.
Feb 21, 2013, 18:39 PM
PAMED Publishes Informed Decision-Making Form for Screening Tests and Vaccines
The Pennsylvania Medical Society is providing an informed decision-making form to aid in the care of patients for whom physician practices have recommended screening tests or vaccines.