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Doctors Working To Diagnose Autism Before Kids Are Born

There’s a potential breakthrough regarding autism. Doctors might now be able to tell if a child has autism before they’re born.

12/18/2014

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Local Doctor Offers Advice For Preventing MRSA In Your Own Home

We all know that bacteria and viruses are lurking out there. But, you may not realize that you can pick up dangerous infections *inside* our own home. MRSA, for example, can be hiding where you least expect it.

12/10/2014

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Corneal Inlay Procedure Developed To Help People Read Without Glasses

Eyes not what they used to be? You’re not alone. Millions of people over the age of 45 need reading glasses. But what if you could restore your vision without them?

12/04/2014

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Stress Causing Hair Loss In Some Younger Women

We’ve come to accept stress as a part of our daily lives. But for women, especially younger women, there’s a new and embarrassing effect of stress – hair loss.

12/02/2014

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New Implantable Device May Help Sleep Apnea Sufferers

A new device may help people that suffer from sleep apnea.

11/24/2014

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Overactive Bladder Treatment: Nerve Stimulation

Florence Mediate loves to travel, but she hasn’t taken a trip since 2012.

11/21/2014

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3D Implants Could Reduce Knee Replacement Recovery Time

Mary Cowles had a traditional knee replacement in 2001. Just a few months ago she had a different kind of implant – a 3D knee.

11/19/2014

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Good Rx Website Helps Consumers Save Big On Prescription Meds

A simple conversation with her doctor ended up being a huge tip for Annie Federoff.

11/13/2014

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How Kids Can Have Allergies, When Parents & Grandparents Do Not?

Amber Lagamba’s family knows allergies all too well because both of her daughters suffer. However, Amber and her husband don’t have allergies and their parents don’t have allergies either.

11/11/2014

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Highmark To Open Sleep Apnea Supplies Store

Most people who are diagnosed with sleep apnea have to re-order their supplies through the mail. However, Highmark is opening a new, first-of-its kind store in our area to make replacing supplies easier and more convenient.

10/30/2014

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New Cancer Treatments Giving Hope To Patients

Mark Taylor was only 38 years old when he was diagnosed with cancer.

10/27/2014

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Lyme Disease On The Upswing In Western Pa.

Lyme Disease in Western Pennsylvania is booming.

10/24/2014

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Yogurt Could Be The Solution To Clearing Up Acne

The solution to clearing up acne may not be in your medicine cabinet, but rather in your refrigerator.

10/20/2014

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St. Clair Hospital Conducting Ebola Preparedness Drills

Hospitals across the country are conducting drills to prepare for the possibility of a patient with Ebola-like symptoms.

10/16/2014

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Patient History, Education Important To Calming Ebola Fears

The UPMC Presbyterian Hospital ER is seeing patients worried about Ebola.

10/15/2014

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