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Officials Blaming Obesity On food Industry, Want Medicaid Help

Should the food industry be held responsible for health problems like the tobacco industry was?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/28/2014

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Columbia Professor Says Public Is “Misinformed” About Drug Use

As many people across the world become addicted to drugs, and locally people are dying from ultra-strong batches of heroin, one expert says we are misinformed about drugs and addiction.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/11/2014

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Local Experts To Launch Study Regarding High Number Of Asthma Cases

AGH received grant money to conduct a study to find the cause of increase asthma in children in the Pittsburgh area.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/20/2014

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UPMC Doctor: “It’s Better To Stay At Home When You’re Sick”

A UPMC doctor feels that if you start feeling sick, you should stay home and stop infecting those around you.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/14/2014

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Pittsburgh Man Waiting Patiently For Heart Transplant

Some 70 patients are now waiting for heart transplants in the Pittsburgh area.

01/13/2014