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Category Archives: Patient Resources

Allegheny County Launches “Open Doors to Home Visiting” Campaign

County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, Health Department Director Dr. Karen Hacker and Human Services Director Marc Cherna today announced the launch of “Open Doors to Home Visiting,” a coordinated campaign to encourage families to enroll in one of the many free, … Continue reading

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E-cigarettes are dangerous, too

The surgeon general’s latest report should spur state and local action Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – December 16, 2016 8:23 AM By Drs. Karen Hacker and Lawrence R. John Last week, the surgeon general issued a report on the hazards of … Continue reading

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Allegheny Link to Aging and Disability Resources

Allegheny Link to Aging and Disability Resources Allegheny County Department of Human Services The mission of the Allegheny Link is to simplify and streamline access to services and supports in an effort to help individuals and families maintain their independence, … Continue reading

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YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program Direct Referral

Research shows that patients are overwhelmingly more accepting of advice from their trusted physician. Now, physicians in this community are leading the charge to create awareness and support patients as they make healthy changes for life. The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program can decrease the … Continue reading

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