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Doctors Use A Number Of Ways To Treat Winter Blues

Winter weather is not just tough on our cars, roads and pipes, it can also take a toll on our bodies and minds.

02/18/2014

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Do You Have The Winter Blues Or Something More Serious?

It happens every year around this time. Cabin fever sets in and people seem to be a little edgier. With the seemingly constant cold temperatures and snow this winter people’s moods seem worse than usual.

Psychiatrist Dr. Patton Van Nickell with Allegheny General Hospital joined KDKA Radio’s Larry Richert and John Shumway to identify if you just have the winter blues or something more and how to deal with it.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/11/2014

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Police Search For Missing Pitt Grad Student

Police are looking for a missing Pitt grad student.

01/09/2014

Daughter Of NYC’s Mayor-Elect Opens Up About Depression, Substance Abuse

The holidays can be a difficult time for people struggling with depression or substance abuse.

12/25/2013

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For Depression: Counseling Or Acupuncture?

A recent study says both work equally well.

10/08/2013

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Family Speaks Out After Hospital Patient Commits Suicide

The family of a mental health patient at UPMC McKeesport who killed herself is speaking out.

08/27/2013

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1 Fired, 2 Suspended After Patient Is Found Wandering On Parkway

One security guard has been fired and another guard and a nurse suspended.

07/17/2013

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Officer Charged In Road Rage Incidents Released On House Arrest

A suspended Allegheny County police officer, charged in several road rage incidents, is now out of jail but he’s not exactly a free man.

06/13/2013

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Pens To Welcome Special Guest For Game Against Flyers

When the Penguins host the Philadelphia Flyers at Consol Energy Center on Sunday night, they’ll have a special guest in attendance.

03/21/2013

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Medical Frontiers: January 7, 2013

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) — Dr. Gerald Pifer talks to two West Penn Allegheny Health System psychologists about psychiatric illness. Dr. Mike Fanzen and Glen Getz address the short and long term effects of concussions, […]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/07/2013

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Can A Mother’s Depression Affect Her Child’s Height?

Following a representative sample of more than 10,000 children across the U.S. born in 2001, researchers looked at mothers who reported symptoms of depression at nine months and the height and weight of the kids at ages 4 and 5.

09/13/2012

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Mood, Obesity Factors In Daytime Tiredness

Is your sleepiness because you’re not getting sleep? Recent studies say not necessarily. Mood and obesity may be bigger reasons.

06/13/2012

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Neurosurgeon Explains Impact Of Repeated Concussions

Most recently we’ve learned about the serious neurological damage associated with repeated concussions – dementia, depression, Alzheimer’s, memory loss and death – some by their own hand.

05/03/2012

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Doctor, Social Worker Talk About Depression

KDKA Radio’s Chris Moore talks with his guests, Dr. Charles “Chip” Reynolds and social worker Michael Lockovich, about complicated grief and the new studies being performed at the University of Pittsburgh in regards to depression, particularly in senior citizens.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/15/2012

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Coping With Grief On Valentine’s Day

It’s a pretty safe bet that Valentine’s Day is a favorite holiday of couples in love, almost in love, and those happily married. But for those grieving the death of a spouse, fiancé, lover or partner, coping with Cupid’s 24-hour visit can be emotionally taxing.

02/08/2012

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