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    (Bill Kalina — bkalina@yorkdispatch.com)
    Manufacturer: York Hospital warned of infection risk

    11/03/2015 08:45 AM EST
    The manufacturer of a device linked to a rare bacterial infection in at least eight York Hospital patients claims it sent hospital owner WellSpan a letter warning of the risk a year before the health care system started to investigate and several months before the surgery of a man whose bacterial infection likely contributed to his death. 
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    York Hospital bacterial infection: Could it have been prevented?
    10/28/2015 11:11 AM EDT - Charla Acker was at work Monday morning when she heard on the news that York Hospital had connected a bacterial outbreak to a device used during open-heart surgeries. Full Story

    York County Coroner's Office sees spike in heroin-related deaths
    10/06/2015 04:19 PM EDT - Six people have died of suspected heroin overdoses within the past six days. That's according to York County Coroner Pam Gay, who said even with the fact that emergency personnel carry anti-overdose drugs, this year is on track to top last year's sky-high number of heroin overdoses. Full Story

    York City to promote vaccinations with free walk-in clinic
    10/06/2015 08:49 AM EDT - It might be time to get your shots. York City's Bureau of Health is holding a free walk-in clinic Thursday for children in need of immunizations as they head back to school. Full Story

    Former Yorkers organize golf outing for oral chemo pill
    10/06/2015 08:47 AM EDT - Two former Yorkers are organizing a golf outing in the hopes of passing a bill making oral anticancer pills more affordable for cancer patients. Full Story

    York County doctor named president of national medical academy
    10/06/2015 08:47 AM EDT - A York County family physician was named the president of the American Academy of Family Physicians Wednesday. Full Story

    Aging population, newly insured contribute to York Hospital's busiest year
    07/28/2015 08:02 AM EDT - With thousands of Yorkers freshly insured under the Affordable Care Act and an aging population, WellSpan's York Hospital is fielding its largest number of emergency room patients. Full Story

    Breast-feeding moms in York County to catch a break at work
    08/02/2015 11:19 PM EDT - Life will get a little easier for breast-feeding moms who work at eight York County offices. York City's health bureau announced Friday that it is distributing funds from a $50,000 grant to the eight locations for installation of private rooms or kiosks. Full Story

    Yorkers, please don't kiss the chickens
    07/20/2015 05:15 PM EDT - Jenn Tompkins says it's OK for her clients to hug their chickens. Kissing, not so much. As the owner of Rent the Chicken, Tompkins specializes in chicken rentals for many residents in central Pennsylvania, Maryland and even part of Canada. Full Story

    State urging Yorkers to get vaccines
    07/20/2015 01:16 AM EDT - The Pennsylvania Department of Health later this summer will host a public immunization clinic for children and adults in Shrewsbury, and officials are encouraging York County residents to attend. Full Story

    Stolen bust of Lincoln found at Gettysburg cemetery

    GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A bust of Abraham Lincoln that was stolen from outside a museum near where he delivered the Gettysburg Address has been found. Full Story