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Health Officials Warn Flu Vaccine May Be Less Effective This Winter

The flu vaccine may not be very effective this winter, according to U.S. health officials who worry this may lead to more serious illnesses and deaths.

12/04/2014

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New York City Officials: Doctor Tests Positive For Ebola

A Doctors Without Borders physician who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus, according to preliminary test results, city officials said Thursday.

10/23/2014

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Rep. Murphy, Sen. Casey Discuss Handling Of Ebola Crisis

As concerns over Ebola continue to spread, Pennsylvania lawmakers are weighing in on how the virus is being handled.

10/20/2014

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3 Pennsylvanians Being Monitored In Ebola Probe

Gov. Tom Corbett says three Pennsylvanians who were on a flight from Cleveland to Dallas with a nurse who tested positive for Ebola are being monitored in Texas and haven’t been back home since the Monday trip.

10/17/2014

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Enterovirus D68 Case Confirmed In SW Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed the first case of Enterovirus D68 in southwestern Pennsylvania.

10/02/2014

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Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Waiting On Testing Of Possible EV-D68 Cases

Two area schools notified parents Thursday they had students with confirmed cases of Enterovirus D68, or EV68.

09/19/2014

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Allegheny Co. Health Dept.: No Confirmed EV-D68 Cases In Southwestern Pa.

The Allegheny County Health Department is reporting that there are no confirmed cases of Enterovirus D68 in the southwestern Pennsylvania area despite reports earlier from two school districts.

09/18/2014

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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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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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Boy Scouts’ Jamboree Puts Weight Restrictions on Scouts, Leaders

This year’s Boy Scouts of America’s national Jamboree is being billed as the most physically demanding in its history, but if your BMI is too high, you’re not invited.

KDKA-TV–07/16/2013

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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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Autism Numbers Are Up Based On Phone Survey

Dimitri Rivera, 12, has autism. His mother saw signs when he was just 2-years-old.

03/20/2013

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