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Teacher Raises Money, Shaves Head To Support Those Battling Cancer

One teacher in Butler County wanted to show his students how his sister’s battle with cancer has touched his life.

06/05/2014

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Lemieux Foundation, Children’s Hospital Team Up On New Lymphoma Center

The Mario Lemieux Foundation and Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh have teamed up to announce a new youth lymphoma center.

06/04/2014

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Expert Explains How To Recognize Melanoma And Prevent It

With pool season kicking off this weekend, experts say it’s a good time to remind everyone about sun safety.

05/23/2014

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Thousands Pack Schenley Park For Annual ‘Race For The Cure’

Thousands of people packed Schenley Park for the 22nd Annual Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure Sunday morning.

05/11/2014

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FDA Discouraging Use Of Morcellator In Hysterectomy Procedures

Amy Reed, 40, is an anesthesiologist in Boston and the mother of six children ages, one to 12.

04/30/2014

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Family Remembers Local Boy Who Bravely Battled Brain Cancer

The life of an 8-year-old boy battling cancer touched many people. Anyone who ever met Connor Michalek could tell stories of his brave battle.

04/29/2014

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Smithton Native Claiming Life-Threatening Illness Charged With Hoax

It’s a little town filled with big-hearted people. Smithton, Westmoreland County has a population just fewer than 400 people.

04/16/2014

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Doctor Details Tips To Spot Deadly Form Of Nail Cancer

Most people know to get freckles and moles checked out by a doctor, but a small spot under your nail could be just as dangerous.

04/14/2014

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State Orders Ash Waste Dump Shut Down

Little Blue is a two-square mile lagoon containing untold tons of coal combustion waste, and folks who live nearby say it’s made their lives a misery.

04/03/2014

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Bar Owner Accused Of Raping Woman He Said He’d Help

A local bar owner is accused of raping a woman, after she says he promised to help with a fundraiser for her late brother.

03/31/2014

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No Surgery For Former Bills QB Kelly For Cancer

Doctors treating Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly said Wednesday he will not immediately undergo surgery for a recurrence of cancer.

03/26/2014

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Treating An Esophagus Trending Toward Cancer

Cheryl Begg struggled her whole life with reflux, a condition where stomach acid flows back into her swallowing tube, or esophagus.

03/25/2014

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Veteran Finally Gets Much-Needed Chairlift, Wheelchair Ramp

The sound of a drill in the hands of a craftsman was the sign of a life-changing moment for James Price.

03/25/2014

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HOF Quarterback Jim Kelly’s Cancer Returns, Aggressively Spreading

Pittsburgh native and Hall of Fame Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly’s cancer has reportedly returned, and is aggressively spreading.

03/25/2014

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Report: HOF Quarterback Jim Kelly’s Cancer Returns

Pittsburgh native and Hall of Fame Buffalo Bills’ quarterback Jim Kelly’s cancer has returned after having surgery last June to remove cancer cells in his jaw.

03/14/2014

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