Dan Frankel

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Name: Dan Frankel
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

House passes bill that makes overdose response drug more accessible

HARRISBURG The House passed a bill this week that allows more accessibility to Naloxone, known as Narcan, a drug that aids in the treatment of overdoses of heroin and opioids.According to a release from the office of State Representative Dan Frankel, ... [Published Chambersburg Public Opinion - Sep 19 2014]
Entities: Dan Frankel, Overdose, Drugs
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Pennsylvania 'Good Samaritan' bill could save lives of drug overdose victims

HARRISBURG — A Good Samaritan helping an overdose victim — even one using illegal drugs — could be safe from prosecution under a bill seeking to cut the number of fatal overdoses from heroin and other opioids.The measure also allows emergency responders ... [Published Morning Call - Sep 18 2014]
Entities: Overdose, Drugs, naloxone
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Editorial: Overdose protection: This time they got it right

Lynne Massi was a woman on a mission – and for good reason.No one knows the horrors of the region’s heroin epidemic as well as Massi. She’s seen it up close and personal. She watched as the demons slowly wrapped their tentacles around her nephew. David ... [Published Delco Times - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

House passes Good Samaritan bill to combat heroin overdoses

The state House Wednesday passed Senate Bill 1164, or the Good Samaritan Bill, providing immunity from prosecution for certain drug crimes to individuals seeking medical assistance for drug overdoses.The bill, sponsored by state Sen. Dominic Pileggi, ... [Published Delco Times - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Pennsylvania House pushes new tools to fight overdose epidemic toward governor's desk

A bill that makes would some see as life-saving changes to Pennsylvania's drug war strategies breezed to a 194-0 passage in the state House Wednesday. The Senate is expected to approve the measure next week. Rebecca Jones | rjones@pennlive.comThe Pennsylvania ... [Published PennLive.com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Column: Doctors don't need politicians to tell them what to say to patients

Doctors aren’t dummies.They don’t need politicians to tell them what they can and can’t say to patients, or how to administer tests and treatments.On Sept. 8, the House Democratic Policy Committee convened to explore the need to pass the Patient Trust ... [Published Delco Times - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

With Recess Over, Frankel Foresees Minimal Progression of Controversial Legislation

Monday marks the end of summer’s legislative recess – but with elections in less than two months, can much be accomplished?State Representative Dan Frankel (D – Allegheny) is not optimistic, saying he finds it “doubtful” they will be successful with getting ... [Published 90.5 WESA - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Should lawmakers be blocked from interfering with doctor-patient relationships?

Doctors are sending up red flags about laws that they say block them from giving patients independent medical care and advice.Doctors are sending up red flags about laws that they say block them from giving patients independent medical care and advice. ... [Published News Works - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Doctors Aren't Dummies: Support the Patient Trust Act

Doctors aren't dummies.They don't need politicians to tell them what they can and can't say to patients, or how to administer tests and treatments.On September 8, the House Democratic Policy Committee convened to explore the need to pass the Patient Trust ... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Pa. pols bracing for release of racy emails: Monday Morning Coffee

Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers.It's not often that we rise above the PG-13 level here at Capitol Notebook World HQ , but today could be one of those rare exceptions.That's because we're passing along a report by our friends at the Inquirer, who note ... [Published PennLive.com - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Corbett Accepts Federal Money to Expand Medicaid in Pa; Federal Officials OK Plan While Maintaining Protections for Medicaid Recipients

Targeted News ServiceHARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 29 -- The Pennsylvania State House Democratic Caucus issued the following news release on the behalf of Pennsylvania State Rep. Frank Dermody:House Democratic leaders said federal approval of portions of Gov. ... [Published Insurance News Net - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Mayor Peduto announces early childhood education panel

Mayor Bill Peduto today named a "Mayor's Blue Ribbon Panel on Early Childhood Education" to try to help secure a federal grant for preschool education.Earlier this month, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan Preschool Development Grants Competition on ... [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Aug 25 2014]

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House passes bill that makes overdose response ... [Published Chambersburg Public Opinion - Sep 19 2014]
Editorial: Overdose protection: This time they ... [Published Delco Times - Sep 19 2014]
Pennsylvania 'Good Samaritan' bill could save l... [Published Morning Call - Sep 18 2014]
House passes Good Samaritan bill to combat hero... [Published Delco Times - Sep 18 2014]
Pennsylvania House pushes new tools to fight ov... [Published PennLive.com - Sep 17 2014]
Column: Doctors don't need politicians to tell ... [Published Delco Times - Sep 15 2014]
With Recess Over, Frankel Foresees Minimal Prog... [Published 90.5 WESA - Sep 14 2014]
Should lawmakers be blocked from interfering wi... [Published News Works - Sep 11 2014]
Doctors Aren't Dummies: Support the Patient Tru... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 11 2014]
Pa. pols bracing for release of racy emails: Mo... [Published PennLive.com - Sep 08 2014]
Families, advocates react to low wages for peop... [Published Beaver County Times - Sep 01 2014]
Corbett Accepts Federal Money to Expand Medicai... [Published Insurance News Net - Aug 30 2014]
Mayor Peduto announces early childhood educatio... [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Aug 25 2014]
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NAACP in Pittsburgh supporting health care bills [Published Beaver County Times - Jan 17 2014]
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