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State Reports First Death From Vaping-Related Illness – LevittownNow.com

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Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine briefing reporters.
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Pennsylvania has recorded the first known death from a mysterious vaping-related illness. Health Department Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine said last Friday the department has reported nine known cases and another 12 suspected cases to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The state is monitoring another 63 people who may have the illness.

Though the cause is unknown, Levine said black market THC cartridges have been a factor in most cases. Levine noted, most of…

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Bucshon opposes proposed Medicare rule – Ripon Advance

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U.S. Reps. Larry Bucshon (R-IN) and Ami Bera (D-CA), both physicians, along with 24 Republican colleagues, strongly oppose a provision in the 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule that would not include the adjusted values for the revised office/outpatient evaluation and management (E/M) codes in the global surgery codes.

“Patients’ access to high-quality care must be at the forefront of all health care policy decisions,” Rep. Bucshon said on Oct. 3. “While I’m pleased that CMS [Centers for…

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Ribbon cutting celebrates completion of first building at Pennridge Airport Business Park – WFMZ Allentown

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PERKASIE, Pa. A ribbon cutting in upper Bucks County marked the opening of a $60 million development that officials say was conceived of way back in the 1960s.

The celebration took place at the first building at the Pennridge Airport Business Park in Perkasie. The park is designed to attract high-tech manufacturing.

Officials say they anticipate the business park-when complete-will add hundreds of full-time jobs.

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