HAP's Latest News

May 09, 2023

A Health Advisory for Teens and Social Media

For the first time, the American Psychological Association (APA) has released a health advisory on safe social media use for children and the training they need to be healthy online.

May 05, 2023

WHO Declares End of COVID-19 Global Health Emergency

In a “moment of celebration,” the World Health Organization (WHO) today declared the end of the COVID-19 global health emergency, urging nations to shift their focus to the long-term management of the virus.

April 14, 2023

Celebrating National Healthcare Decisions Day

Ahead of National Healthcare Decisions Day, HAP and Pennsylvania’s hospitals are highlighting the importance of advance care planning and encouraging everyone to consider their end-of-life wishes.

April 11, 2023

How Gun Violence Affects U.S. Families

About one in five American adults report that they had been personally threatened with a gun or had a family member killed by a gun, according to a national survey released today.

April 06, 2023

How Does your County Rank for Health?

The University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute has released its annual report ranking the health of Pennsylvania’s 67 counties and thousands of others across the U.S.