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Local Author Kenna Marroitt Shares Daughter’s Battle

Kenna Marriott author of “Coulda, Shoulda, Woulda – A Mothers Journey Through Her Daughters Seven Year Battle With Cancer,” joined Larry and John to explain her daughter Jeannine’s battle with cancer.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/21/2013

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New Breast Cancer Drug: Benefit And Cost

Grandmother, wife and artist Joan Esposito has breast cancer — a specific kind called “HER-2 positive.”

10/03/2013

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New Study Says Omega-3 Benefits To Memory May Be Overrated

Foods rich in Omega-3 fatty acids are supposed to have many health benefits, especially for your heart and brain. But a new study suggests the benefits for your memory might be a bit overrated.

09/25/2013

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Medical Frontiers: Heart Rhythm Disorders

Dr. Gerald Pifer talked to electrophysiologist Dr. Kenneth Judson on a heart health edition of Medical Frontiers.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/19/2013

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Obamacare’s Impact Today

Obamacare impacts not only patients, but also the physicians and nursing staff of our area hospitals.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/16/2013

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Colorful Plates Bring A Healthy Life

When you eat every meal, aim to add as much color as possible!

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/13/2013

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Pittsburgh’s Asthma Epidemic

The number of people with asthma is on the rise.

05/07/2013

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Breast Cancer Prevention And Treatment

Dr. Pifer was joined by doctors Thomas Julian, William Poller and Mark Trombetta to discuss breast cancer prevention and treatment.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/06/2013

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Fighting Vs. Fueling Allergies With Food

Spring allergies are in full bloom and you may already be taking medicines to prevent or treat symptoms. But is there anything else you can take?

04/25/2013

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Medical Frontiers: Vascular Surgery

Dr. Pifer hosted Medical Frontiers and talked to West Penn Allegheny Health System Vascular Surgeon Dr. Carlos Rosales to talk about vascular surgery.

04/01/2013

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Controversy Brewing Over Performing CPR

Controversy has sparked over whether CPR would have saved the life of an 87-year in California.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/05/2013

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Zagurski Perfect Again For Pirates

Newcomer Mike Zagurski may be a longshot to make the Pirates’ 25-man roster, but he’s yet to give up a hit in Spring Training.

03/03/2013

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Learn How To Protect Yourself From The Super Bug

The KDKA Morning show with Larry and John was joined by Jos Kleynjans, Bactronix CEO and AJ Powell, Bactronix Partner talking about super bug prevention.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/04/2012

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Medical Frontiers: Breast Cancer

Dr. Pifer was joined in the NewsRadio1020 KDKA Studio for Medical Frontiers by Dr. Kathleen Erb, Dr. Bill Poller and Dr. Larry Wickerham.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/01/2012

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