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September 02, 2022

Key Insights: The Latest on U.S. Life Expectancy

During 2021, the nation’s average life expectancy declined to the lowest level in 26 years, as the COVID-19 pandemic led to a sharp decline for the second consecutive year.

September 01, 2022

A New Framework for Preventing Overdoses

The FDA has introduced a new strategy to prevent overdoses this week, focusing on preventing unnecessary prescription drug exposure, harm reduction, and the development of new treatment options.

August 25, 2022

Medical Liability Rule Change Threatens Pa. Health Care

The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania is disappointed by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s action today undoing legal reforms that have protected Pennsylvanians’ access to health care for nearly two decades.

August 24, 2022

A Focus on Youth Mental Health

During the back-to-school season, behavioral health leaders across the nation are focused on supporting youth mental health and connecting kids to care.

August 23, 2022

What to Know about Omicron-Specific Boosters

As we approach the fall, the nation’s public health leaders are considering the next steps for a second booster campaign specifically targeting the Omicron subvariants.