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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...

Health Reform

Pennsylvania & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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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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False Alarm For Man Waiting For Heart Transplant

It was supposed to be the happy ending to a story we’ve been following for nearly a year.

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Measles Outbreak: To Vaccinate Or Not Vaccinate

With the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.

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7 Flu Deaths Reported, Officials Expect More This Season

We are only halfway through flu season and seven deaths have already been reported in Allegheny County.

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Simple Device Helping To Relieve People’s Pain, Tension

Imagine being able to get relief from migraine pain and even muscle spasms in the comfort of your own home.

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Insufferable Pain, Could It Be TMJ?

Millions suffer from it, and for some, the pain is unbearable.

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Hybrid Ear Implant Offers Better Hearing Experience

Going out with friends is usually fun, but for Jon Adler it was torture.

WebMD Health News
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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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