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- Time-Saving Tips For Healthy School Lunches With creative planning and the right containers, packing a quick and healthy lunch can be as easy as ABC and 123!
- School Safety Tips For Younger Kids School is back in session, so take some time to go over these important safety tips with your children. This is just the beginning of the conversation, but it's a great place to get started.
- Video Of Singing Baby Doctor Going Viral What a local doctor does after he delivers a baby is attracting attention across the nation.
- Experts Say Secondary Drowning Could Be Deadly If Not Watched At the pool, kids splash and sputter.
- Highmark's New CEO Discusses Relationship With UPMC David Holmberg has been Highmark’s CEO for just eight weeks. And the region's largest insurance company -- that now provides health services through its Allegheny Health Network -- has been embroiled with UPMC.
- Study Brings About Concerns For Using Niacin To Treat Cholesterol Niacin, which is vitamin B3, has been prescribed for years to people with high cholesterol because it lowers the bad LDL (low density lipoproteins) and raises the good HDL (high density lipoproteins).
- Cancer Patients Choosing Hypnosis Over Counseling Dealing with cancer is difficult both physically and emotionally, especially when the treatments start, but some cancer patients are now using a new tool to help them get through it.
- Pitt Study: Menopause A Particular Time For Cholesterol Concern At menopause, typically around age 50, the ovaries shut down and a woman's hormones change.
- Nickel Used In Electronic Devices Could Give You A Rash Nickel allergies affect 20 percent of the general population, which could cause problems if your electronic device has the metal in it.
- Friends And Allies Of Gay Men Donate Blood In Light Of Ban Gay men aren't allowed to donate blood in America, and some people in the North Hills say it's time for that to change.