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Columbia Professor Says Public Is “Misinformed” About Drug Use

As many people across the world become addicted to drugs, and locally people are dying from ultra-strong batches of heroin, one expert says we are misinformed about drugs and addiction.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/11/2014

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Adult Vaccines Could Help Prevent Many Common Viruses

As we get older we take less care on preventative vaccines, but the CDC is hoping to inform more adults about vaccines can prevent shingles, pneumonia, and cancer.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/06/2014

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Miss Pa. Talks About Mother’s Rape, Hopes To “Shed Light” On Sexual Abuse

Although Valerie Gatto holds the title of Miss Pennsylvania USA and has aspirations of winning the Miss USA Pageant, she insists she’s more than just another pretty face.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/31/2014

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What’s New Dr. Frank; Double Robot, G-Flex Cellphone, And Phone Soap

Dr. Frank Viggiano is a gadget guru and dedicates his time to finding and researching all the new technology. Today he discusses the Double Robot, G-Flex cellphone, the curved Ultra High Definition TV and Phone Soap.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/29/2014

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Dr. Capretto Discusses His Thoughts On Marijuana And Heroin

Killer heroin has entered in to the Pittsburgh area, while medical marijuana is at the top of the conversation list. Dr. Neil Capretto comments on these and more drug problems.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/29/2014

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Expert Offers Advice To Prevent Pipes From Freezing

Don’t worry, if your pipes are frozen, they won’t leak. But what happens when you need to thaw them? Bob Tudi of Tudi Mechanical Systems is here to give you some helpful advice.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/28/2014

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Woodland Hills High School Sets Out To Change Their ‘Zero-Tolerance’ Policy

Woodland Hills School District has been chosen by the American Association of Administrators as one of 10 school districts nationwide to participate in a private partnership initiative to explore discipline alternatives.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/27/2014

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Seasonal Affective Disorder Causing ‘Cabin Fever’

Seasonal Affective Disorder, SAD, is also known as with winter blues, or even summer depression. But have no fear there are some techniques that can help you muddle through the sadness.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/27/2014

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Are E-Cigarettes Considered Harmful Or Helpful?

Employers are battling between allowing e-cigarettes in the workplace or banning them like traditional cigarettes.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/24/2014

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PennDOT Plans To Team With Private Sector To Maintain Bridges

PennDOT is looking for companies that they can pay to take care of some bridges around the state.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/21/2014

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Senators Co-Sponsor Bill To Legalize Medical Marijuana

“Every day that these kids aren’t getting the medicine they need is a day of their life they’ll never get back,” Sen. Daylin Leach discussing legalizing medical marijuana in PA.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/15/2014

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UPMC Doctor: “It’s Better To Stay At Home When You’re Sick”

A UPMC doctor feels that if you start feeling sick, you should stay home and stop infecting those around you.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/14/2014

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Sen. Toomey Wants More Options To Raise Employment

Once a month PA State Senator Pat Toomey joins the Mike Pintek show to discuss the hot topics in our state. This interview brought up the subjects of Obamacare and raising the minimum wage.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/06/2014

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Tips For Driving In Winter Weather Conditions

Have you ever felt like you’ve lost control of your car while driving in the snow? A Pitt Race Instructor gives some tips to make drivers more safe in the winter conditions.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/03/2014

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The Santa Question

A recent comment has sparked national controversy regarding the ethnicity of Santa Claus.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/17/2013

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