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Study Finds High Number Of Deaths Linked To Excessive Drinking

A new study from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) finds excessive drinking accounts for nearly 1 in 10 deaths.

06/26/2014

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Health Dept.: 2nd Measles Case A False Alarm

Allegheny County health officials say a report of a second case of measles within the last month was a false alarm.

05/30/2014

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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

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Project Breastfeeding Aims To Educate Dads

A Tennessee dad’s campaign to get fathers more involved in breastfeeding has gone viral.

04/01/2014

Autism Speaks Light it up Blue

Autism Speaks Raising Awareness With “Light It Up Blue” Campaign

Autism Speaks is asking everyone to Light It Up Blue to raise awareness for Autism.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/27/2014

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How To Stay Healthy While Traveling

Whether it’s a business trip, vacation with family or a solo venture, there’s nothing much worse than feeling under the weather or having an upset stomach from unhealthy foods. Here are 10 tips to stay healthy while traveling.

03/18/2014

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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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Study Shows Only 25% Of Kids Getting Recommended Amount Of Daily Physical Activity

Brandon Darbhunauth, 13, estimates he gets two to three hours of exercise a day.

01/08/2014

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Many Patients Being Misdiagnosed With Asthma

Asthma is a lifelong disease that can cause wheezing, coughing and shortness of breath, but experts say not everyone diagnosed with asthma actually has it.

12/04/2013

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Casey Calls On CDC To Review All Local Legionnaires’ Cases

A sixth death from legionella bacteria — possibly linked to the Veterans Administration Hospital in Pittsburgh — has prompted U.S. Sen. Bob Casey to call on the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to re-examine all cases of legionnaire’s disease in the Pittsburgh area.

07/30/2013

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CDC Study Finds 58% Of Public Pools Tested Positive For E.Coli

Many parents probably remember that popular primer on bodily functions called “Everybody Poops.” Now, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are warning that human feces are found in more than half of public swimming pools.

05/17/2013

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Suicide Rates On The Rise For Middle Aged Americans

The Center for Disease Control put out a report stating that suicide rates among American’s aged 35-64 has risen 28% over the past ten years.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/02/2013

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Generational Child Abuse By Pollution

Chris Moore was joined by the Professor and Chair of Environmental Health Sciences at UCLA and former CDC Atlanta employee Richard Joseph Jackson on Sunday.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/14/2013

Rich Products Recalls Food For Possible E. Coli

Rich Products is recalling more than two dozen products for possible E. Coli contamination.

04/05/2013

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CDC Warns Health Care Centers To Watch For CRE

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is asking health care centers to be on the lookout for bacteria resistant to a class of antibiotics. The bacteria are called carbapenam-resistant enterobacteriaceae, or CRE.

03/06/2013

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