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Health Dept. Confirms 4 Cases Of Enterovirus D68 In Pa.

Officials with the Pennsylvania Department of Health have confirmed three cases of the respiratory illness, Enterovirus 68, in the...

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Pennsylvania & The Affordable Care Act

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Pitt Study Giving New Hope In Fight Against Prostate Cancer

Predicting how prostate cancer will progress has been much like flipping a coin. But a local discovery could change that.

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Study: Antibiotic Used To Treat Fruit Can Cause Allergic Reaction In Humans

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Keeping pests away from fruits and vegetables can involve antibiotics and this could be dangerous for people. A case report in the “Annals of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology,” involves a 10-year-old girl [...]

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Kent Tekulve Undergoes Successful Heart Transplant Surgery

Former Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher and current Root Sports analyst Kent Tekulve has undergone successful heart transplant surgery.

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Are Cell Phones Really Giving Us Cancer?

Chris Moore spoke with Dr. Devra Davis about the dangers of cell phone radiation over the weekend.

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Get Marty: Many Seniors Struggling Without Stair Lifts

Betty McCullough’s struggle is hard to watch. Every step on every stair is an excruciating journey through different levels of pain.

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Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know

Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.

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New Hormone Treatment May Reduce Damage To Brains Of Premature Babies

Not getting enough oxygen or blood flow to the brain of a premature baby can have long-lasting impact on strength, intellect and behavior.

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Consumer Reports Tests Head Lice Treatments, Recommends Best Options

Head lice affects as many as 12 million kids every year.

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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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