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A nurse puts 3D glasses on the face of a surgeon before an operation at the Argenteuil hospital, in a Paris suburb, on July 25, 2013. AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR

Local Doctor Addresses Worries Ebola Outbreak Could Come To U.S.

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has claimed over 700 lives. Should we be worried about virus reaching the United States?

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Pennsylvania & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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The Ebola Outbreak: What Every American Needs To Know

The recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in Africa has begun attracting attention in the U.S. for good reason.

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In Your Dreams! Separating Nightmare Myths From Reality

Nightmares, we all have them occasionally, but why? What causes them? Are there ways to stop them? Do spicy foods play a role? What about the temperature of the room you sleep in?

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Pittsburgh, UPMC Drop Lawsuits Over Nonprofit Status

The City of Pittsburgh and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center have dropped opposing lawsuits over the hospital network’s nonprofit status.

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Sports Drinks Causing Serious Dental Problems For Young Athletes

All those sports drinks kids are downing to keep themselves hydrated are ruining their teeth. Dentists are seeing serious tooth and mouth problems at much younger ages

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CDC: More Girls Now Getting Cervical Cancer Vaccine

The government is reporting an increase in teenage girls getting a controversial cervical cancer vaccine – but it’s not much of a bump.

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Expert Debunks Myths And Misconceptions Around Breast Cancer

There are lots of thoughts on breast cancer.

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New Study Raises More Questions About Morcellator Device In Gynecologic Procedures

There’s growing concern a device used during hysterectomies can spread cancer.

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Time-Saving Tips For Healthy School Lunches

With creative planning and the right containers, packing a quick and healthy lunch can be as easy as ABC and 123!

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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?