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- Forbes Hospital Unveils Major ICU Expansion Today, they unveiled a major expansion of the ICU at Forbes Hospital.
- Extremely Dry Winter Skin Can Have Dangerous Consequences It’s almost unavoidable in the winter: dry skin.
- Pitt Researchers Studying How To Keep Back Pain From Becoming Long-Term Problem Just about everyone has back pain at some point in their life.
- Australian Study Shows Anger Increases Risk Of Heart Attack Two new studies are highlighting some factors that may increase a person’s risk of developing certain cardiovascular issues.
- Doctors Detail Symptoms In Children, Which Parents Should Not Ignore When your children are sick, you'll do just about anything to make them feel better.
- New Gadgets & Apps Shine Light On Your Sleeping Habits There are all kinds of apps to keep you fit. Now, apps – and their accompanying gadgets - will help you get a look at how you sleep.
- Consumer Reports: How Not To Treat A Cold Cold season is in full swing, and many people turn to so-called “natural” remedies to try to prevent colds or ease symptoms.
- 800,000 HealthCare.gov Customers Given Wrong Tax Info About 800,000 HealthCare.gov customers got the wrong tax information from the government, the Obama administration said Friday, and officials are asking those affected to delay filing their 2014 returns.
- Doctors Seeing Some Cases Frostbite, Urging People To Bundle Up Frostnip, frostbite, hypothermia - or just plain cold - when the temperatures drop this low, these are all very real possibilities.
- FDA Issues Warning As Peanuts Found In Cumin Spice Hundreds of products are being pulled from store shelves after traces of peanut were found in cumin spice - a life-threatening danger to some people with peanut allergies.
- The Story Of Sharing America's Marrow Sam Kimura, her sister and her best friend are on a mission to help people around the country in need of life saving blood marrow. See how these three young women are going about making a real difference.
- New Generation Of Spinal Cord Stimulators Could Help Banish Pain In 2004, a horse fell on Paul Hoag's right leg and broke his ankle. The fractures healed, but Paul was left with swelling, discoloration, and chronic pain.
- New Procedure Helps Shed Pounds Without Surgery If you're struggling to lose 5-15 pounds, a new procedure is designed to target that belly fat that just won't go away.
- Court Nixes Faith-Based Birth Control Mandate Challenge A federal appeals court has reversed lower-court victories by two western Pennsylvania Catholic dioceses and a private Christian college that challenged birth control coverage mandates as part of federal health care reforms.
- Local Doctors Using Google Glass To Help Trauma Patients Pittsburgh seems to always be on the cutting edge of new technology in medicine.