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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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Doctors Finding Increased Risk To Other Diseases In Psoriasis Patients

Pamela Lennon was just 15 when she woke up on Christmas Day with the telltale signs of a lifelong disease.

03/04/2014

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Woman Gets Dying Wish To Take Family To Disney World

A family is on its way to Disney World thanks to the generosity of a local organization.

02/21/2014

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Mt. Lebanon H.S. Student Passing Out Ribbons For Cancer Awareness Week

This is Cancer Awareness Week, and a Mount Lebanon High School senior takes it seriously.

02/06/2014

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Johns Hopkins Teaming Up With Allegheny Health Network

The statistics are stunning: 44 percent of American women will develop a life-threatening cancer in their lifetime.

01/24/2014

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Radioactive Seeds Making Surgery More Efficient For Breast Cancer Patients

Doctors say radioactive seeds are making surgery more efficient for women with a small breast tumor.

01/15/2014

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ESPN Grants Boy’s Final Wish

A little boy’s dying wish has now come true.

01/15/2014

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