Health

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Weight Loss Camps Rising In Popularity

A local woman, whose teenage son was overweight, decided she wasn't going to let him go through life that way.

Health Reform

Pennsylvania & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Milk A Hidden Danger In Dark Chocolate For Those With Allergies

Chocolate a common source of hidden milk. And milk is a common reason for allergic reactions.

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New Topical Cream Helps To Reduce Rosacea Symptoms

If you are embarrassed by your skin, there’s a new, easy treatment that could give you clearer skin immediately.

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Some Younger Women Being Blindsided By Silent Killer – Heart Disease

Younger women – some as young as their 20’s – are being blindsided by a silent killer.

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Coffee Crud: Harmful Bacteria Found In Coffee Makers

Millions of Americans wake up each day and enjoy a cup of coffee. But, you may be getting more than just caffeine.

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Local Man Only 6th Person In W. Hemisphere To Take Part In Stem Cell Trial For Paralysis Patients

A young man in our area is only the sixth person in the Western Hemisphere to be a part of a trial aimed at helping people who become paralyzed from injuries.

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Look No Further Than Your Pantry For Holistic Pain-Relievers

A lot of us live with pain, from chronic conditions like arthritis or joint pain, to pain from starting a new exercise. Instead of reaching for the medicine cabinet for an aspirin, did you ever think of reaching in your kitchen cabinet?

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Personal Info Of 2,000 UPMC Patients Compromised By Vendor Employee

Personal information, including names, birthdates and social security numbers for more than 2,000 UPMC patients have been compromised.

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Does Athletic Tape Work, Or Is It A Case Of Placebo Effect?

If you’re an athlete, or have a nagging injury, you’ve probably seen the ads. Athletic tape – like KT Tape – claims to reduce pain and cure your aches. But does it work?

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Crowd Sourcing Site Lets Group Review Your Medical Condition

Would you use the wisdom of crowds to diagnose your medical condition?

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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.