Dr. Maria Simbra

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Some Hospitals Turning To Robots For Enhanced Knee Replacement Surgery

What if knee surgery was more precise, customized from patient to patient, and had a speedy recovery? Some doctors are now using robots designed specifically for knee replacements.

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New Shot Could Drastically Reduce Number Of Annual Psoriasis Treatments

The problem with most skin treatments is they just don’t last. Now, a new breakthrough could change that, but it’ll cost you.

07/30/2015

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Energy Drinks May Lead To Heart Problems

Young people are facing a life-threatening problem – all because of a drink that’s completely legal.

07/27/2015

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Researchers Make New Developments In Fight Against Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease that affects millions of Americans, and while there is no cure, new research is happening every day.

07/22/2015

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Study Looks At Keys To Weight Loss As Women Age

A new study looked at the key to faster, more efficient weight-loss for women. As it turns out, it’s harder to get rid of fat as you age.

07/20/2015

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Here’s What To Do If You Find A Tick Bite

If you find a tick on you or your kids, that does not automatically mean you have Lyme disease.

07/17/2015

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Eye Test Can Help Predict Risk For Diabetes

There’s a new, non-invasive way to test for diabetes and it can actually predict who might be at greater risk of getting it.

07/16/2015

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New Allergy Treatment Could Save Time & Cut Number Of Injections

Are you tired of all the sneezing and watery eyes? Now, there’s a new, less time-consuming way to treat allergies.

07/13/2015

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Recent Spike In Lyme Cases Has Pet Owners Turning To Vaccines

What if you could vaccinate your pets against Lyme disease? But, if there’s a vaccine for them, why is there not one for humans?

07/07/2015

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10-Year Study Finds Link Between Viagra And Melanoma

We all know about the importance of sunscreen in preventing skin cancer.

07/01/2015

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Summertime Sad: A Real Disorder Affecting Individuals

When it comes to winter versus summer, which do you like better?

07/01/2015

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Health Department Issues Warning As Lyme Disease Cases Double

The Allegheny County Health Department announced the number of Lyme Disease cases has nearly doubled over the last decade.

06/26/2015

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Rain Could Be Causing Increases In Mold Allergy Symptoms

While pollen allergies have subsided, a different allergy has kicked up.

06/26/2015

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Preventing Skin Cancer: What One Addition To A Local Park Can Do To Help

We’ve all seen dispensers with hand sanitizer in public places. But what if there were sunscreen dispensers? A recent addition to a local park might be a game-changer in preventing skin cancer.

KDKA-TV–06/25/2015

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Scary-Looking Insect Invades Area, But Don’t Call Them Ticks

Those plump, round insects seem to be everywhere these days. They’re called billbugs, beetles, and weevils. But don’t call them ticks, because they’re not.

06/23/2015

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