People in Pennsylvania are living longer, but some health problems have become more prevalent over the past decade.
It’s obvious that COVID-19 has radically reshaped many aspects of our society and our lives over the past two years.
While Women’s History Month is a time to reflect on the unique achievements and accomplishments of women of all races, ethnicities, creeds and orientations, it is also a time to discuss key issues affecting women in the United States and in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania’s inactivity levels fall marginally below the national average, according to a CDC report released earlier this year that estimated one in five adults were inactive in nearly every state across the nation.
The CDC reports that Pennsylvania’s premature birth rate decreased between 2019 and 2020, but racial disparity in the data still exists across the state.