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Mass. Company Develops Potentially Life-Saving Trauma Foam

To give wounded warriors a fighting chance, Dr. David King has teamed up with Arsenal Medical to develop a so-called trauma foam.

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Pennsylvania & The Affordable Care Act

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Local Doctors Using Cutting-Edge Approach To Knee Replacements

Hundreds of thousands of Americans get a knee replacement every year. Instead of a one-size-fits-all type of approach, what if you could customize the new knee to be exactly the same shape and size as your old one?

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Local Doctor Weighs In On Jolie’s Tough Decision To Have Ovaries, Fallopian Tubes Removed

Angelina Jolie says she had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed last week to ensure she has a long life with her husband and six children.

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Murder Suspect Escapes From W. Va. Psychiatric Hospital

Police are looking for a murder suspect who escaped from a West Virginia psychiatric hospital.

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New Technology Helping To Treat Brain Tumors

Treating brain tumors can be difficult, especially if they’re rare or are in a particularly complicated part of the brain. Now, a combination of technologies is helping to map out a better treatment.

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Study: Diet Soda Drinkers More Likely To Have Abdominal Obesity Problems

If you usually go for diet soda instead of regular to cut out a few calories, you may want to rethink your strategy.

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UPMC, Pitt, Carnegie Mellon To Work On Medical Data Sharing

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center plans to partner with Pitt and Carnegie Mellon University to collect and analyze patient health care data and, hopefully, use that information to create ways to better treat some illnesses.

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Effects Of ‘Text Neck’ Growing For Tech-Savvy People

Doctors have come up with a new term to describe the pain many tech-savvy people are experiencing – Text Neck.

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FDA Recommends Approval Of New Drug To Treat Double Chins

An FDA advisory panel unanimously recommends approval of an injectable drug called deoxycholic acid which dissolves fat. In studies of injections under the chin, MRI scans showed decreased fat over several weeks.

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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.

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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.