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Consumer Reports: How To Save On Prescription Medication

People who regularly take prescription medication spend on average more than $700 per year for drugs.

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Pennsylvania & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Rita Wilson Undergoes Double Mastectomy After Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Actress and singer Rita Wilson announced on Tuesday that she had a double mastectomy after being diagnosed with breast cancer.

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Clinical Trial Underway For New Treatment Of Brain Aneurysms

A new therapy is being explored that will stop potentially deadly aneurysms from bursting.

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5 Simple Exercises That Lower Stress

Looking for a way to lower stress? Try these five exercises from Dr. Tami Meraglia, author of “The Hormone Secret: Discover Effortless Weight Loss and Renewed Energy in Just 30 Days.”

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Beards Are Back In Style, But Can They Be A Health Hazard?

From close-cropped, to slightly fuller ones, facial hair is back in style. But, is something as innocent as a beard, also a health hazard?

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Unpleasant Shigella Bacteria Going Around, Sometimes Antibiotic Resistant

Health officials are warning of a stomach virus going around lately.

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New MS Treatment Giving Hope To Patients

There’s a new treatment for MS patients who’ve tried everything and have yet to find something that works for them.

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UPMC Cancels Highmark’s Medical Advantage Low-Cost Access For Seniors

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is threatening to terminate its Medicare contract with rival Highmark, which could cause about 180,000 seniors in western Pennsylvania to lose in-network access to UPMC hospitals and doctors next year.

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Experts Fear Tough Allergy Season After Cold Winter

You may have already noticed it – the dreaded sneezing, itchy eyes and scratchy throat that comes with allergy season.

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Doctors Making Modern Day House Calls Via New Website

Instead of waiting months for an appointment, how about you “get right in” to see the doctor and have a diagnosis in just 24 hours?

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.