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News: Thursday, Dec. 2

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LG Health, Wellspan pause elective surgeries: The health systems did so in response to rising Covid-19 inpatient counts. (Source: LNP)

Pa. House Majority Policy Committee holds hearing on nurse shortages: Penn State Health officials said they have 400 nursing vacancies, and said it's difficult to compete with high pay from travel nursing agencies. (Source: WGAL)

TV stations pull "Dr. Oz" show: Stations in Philadelphia, Cleveland and New York City said Oz's Senate candidacy would require them to give equal time to his opponents under Federal Communications Commission regulations. (Source: WITF)

Pro-choice advocates rally in Lancaster: They called not only for maintaining abortion rights but for expanding equitable access to health care in general. (Source: ABC 27)

National/world roundup: Biden to announce federal winter Covid-19 strategy. (Source: UPI) Roe v. Wade appears on shaky ground after Supreme Court hearing. (Source: NPR) House Democrats announce plan to prevent government shutdown. (Source: NBC News) Inflation extends to Christmas trees. (Source: AP)