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Locals Healing With MELT Method Classes

If you have nagging pain, headaches or stress, trouble sleeping or with digestion, a new self-treatment technique could help you.

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Pennsylvania & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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New Study Suggests Sugary Drinks Could Accelerate Start Of Puberty In Girls

A new study suggests that girls who drink a lot of sugar-filled drinks may start their menstrual periods earlier than girls who consume other beverages.

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Music Therapy Program Helping To Improve Stress Levels In Adults, Kids

Music can make you cry, laugh, feel excited or angry. It’s a powerful medium that can be used as a tool if we know how to use it. Experts say music can improve our mood and even change behavior.

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Heart Health Quiz Questions

February is Heart Health Awareness Month! How much do you know about heart health? Take the quiz below and check your answers here:

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Gov. Wolf Vows To Support Pa. Senate’s Medical Marijuana Bill

Governor Tom Wolf today met with parents who say their children’s health could be greatly improved – if they had access to medical marijuana.

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Heart Health Quiz Answers

Check your answers to the Heart Health Quiz here!

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Smart Bandage Could Revolutionize Wound Care

We have phones, watches, even cars that are “smart.” Now, a group of researchers has come up with a “smart bandage” that could turn wound care on its head.

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Health Department Confirms 15 Pittsburgh-Area Flu Deaths

The Allegheny County Health Department says 15 people have now died from the flu in the Pittsburgh area, but that this season’s outbreak seems to be slowing down.

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Highmark Denies In-Network Coverage To Some Pregnant Women Using Magee Womens Hospital

The ongoing dispute between Highmark and UPMC is heating up again.

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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?

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