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Local Experts Convene Working Group On Addiction

Local experts to head a working group to end addiction.

Health Reform

Pennsylvania & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Is Coffee Becoming An Addiction For Some?

Is coffee becoming an addiction like drugs or alcohol and should it be treated as a psychological illness?

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Allegheny County Sticking With Health Care Provider Highmark

Allegheny County officials say they are sticking with Highmark as the health care provider for its employees.

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Doctor Details Tips To Spot Deadly Form Of Nail Cancer

Most people know to get freckles and moles checked out by a doctor, but a small spot under your nail could be just as dangerous.

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Mental Health Experts Reach Out To Franklin Regional During Conference

During its annual education conference, the National Alliance on Mental Illness in Southwestern Pennsylvania is reaching out to the Franklin Regional School District.

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Subway: “Yoga Mat” Chemical Almost Out Of Bread

Subway says an ingredient dubbed the “yoga mat” chemical will be entirely phased out of its bread by next week.

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Nearby Trauma Centers Make Difference In Patient Outcomes

Having a designated trauma center nearby in a mass casualty situation can make a difference in time, expertise and outcomes.

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The Logistics Of Mass Trauma: What Happens At The Hospitals

KDKA’s Dr. Maria Simbra has more on the emergency protocols in in mass casualty situations.

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Study Looks At Screen Time, Teen Bone Density

Computers, tablets, video games, TV — these entertaining devices can be hard on how much kids weigh, how well they see, and now a study hints at possibly how well their bones hold up.

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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.

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What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?