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New Tool Helps Detect Skin Cancer, Improves Identification AccuracyHas skin cancer finally met its match? There's a new tool to help identify skin cancer.
Risk Of Death Doubled By Alternative Cancer Treatments, Study SaysNew medical research is claiming that cancer patients who opt for unconventional treatments are at much greater risk of dying from the disease.
FDA OKs Pfizer Drug For Rare, Fast-Killing Type Of LeukemiaThe Food and Drug Administration has approved a new medicine for use against a rare, rapidly progressing blood cancer after other treatments have failed.
Fleas Carrying Plague Found In 2nd Arizona CountyA second Arizona county in two weeks has confirmed that fleas in the area tested positive for plague.
Pittsburgh Man Is First U.S. Patient To Receive New ALS DrugThe FDA just approved a new drug for ALS, and the first person in the United States to get it was right here in Pittsburgh.
Doctors Hoping ‘National Emergency’ Declaration Brings More Awareness To Opioid CrisisLocal experts are applauding the president's decision to officially declare the opioid crisis a "national emergency."
South Butler School Board Authorizes More Testing For Lead In WaterWith classes starting in less than two weeks, the South Butler School District is still grappling with high levels of lead and copper in its water.
Study: Trump's Actions Trigger Health Premium Hikes For 2018A study by a nonpartisan group says the Trump administration's own actions are triggering double-digit premium increases on individual health insurance policies.
‘Kick That Cancer’s Butt!’: Airline Worker Goes Above & Beyond To Find Cancer Patient’s Lost LuggageA Southwest Airlines worker went above and beyond the call of duty when a cancer patient needed to get her luggage back.
Website Aims To Alert Public To Contaminants In Tap WaterWhat's in your tap water? It's a question an environmental group in Washington DC is trying to make easy for you to find out.
UPMC Presby, Children’s Hospital Ranked Among Best In NationTwo Pittsburgh hospitals are being recognized as among the best in America.
Patch Offers Diabetics Discrete, Easy Option For Insulin DeliveryThere’s a new option for diabetics who have to give themselves insulin shots every day, and it’s a lot easier to use.

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