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Get Marty: Couple Needs Help Getting Cancer Drug

A major shortage of a critical cancer treatment drug led a local couple the KDKA’S Get Marty.

Health Reform

Pennsylvania & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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New Implantable Device May Help Sleep Apnea Sufferers

A new device may help people that suffer from sleep apnea.

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Overactive Bladder Treatment: Nerve Stimulation

Florence Mediate loves to travel, but she hasn’t taken a trip since 2012.

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3D Implants Could Reduce Knee Replacement Recovery Time

Mary Cowles had a traditional knee replacement in 2001. Just a few months ago she had a different kind of implant – a 3D knee.

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Bono, Affleck Stay Silent in PSA on Ebola Response

Celebrities are playing the waiting game in a new online campaign calling for a unified response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.

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CMU Grad Students Create New Technology To Help Those With ALS

The ALS “Ice Bucket Challenge” raised more than $115 million this year. It also made people more aware of the debilitating illness.

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Dietician Separates Diet Boosters From Diet Busters

Whether you’re grocery shopping or eating out, choosing the best food for your diet isn’t always as simple as the lowest calorie count.

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Death With Dignity Legislation Proposed In Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Democrat Senator Daylin Leach is a strong support and behind the proposed Death With Dignity Legislation. Senator Leach feels that we cannot force someone to live how we want them to, just because we don’t agree with their decision.

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Toddler, Donor Remain Hospitalized After Liver Transplant For Rare Disease

On Monday morning at Children’s Hospital, 3-year-old Kennedy Stevenson, who has a rare, life-threatening metabolic disease, didn’t know she’d be receiving part of Michael Thompson’s liver the following day.

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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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