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Dr. Maria Simbra

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Pittsburgh Area Experiencing High Number Of Whooping Cough Cases

Allegheny County is experiencing a high number of whooping cough cases with 51 confirmed and probable cases reported so far this year compared to about 47 cases reported in all of 2013.

06/19/2014

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Eye Vitamins Are The Newest Health Trend

From daily multivitamins to those specifically for heart health, bone health, skin health, and now eye health — vitamins have quickly become a multi-billion dollar business.

06/18/2014

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Consumer Reports: Testing Self-Tanners

Marissa Graham has fair skin that burns easily.

06/13/2014

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New Study Reveals Possible Link Between Sleep Apnea & Hearing Loss

Sleep apnea has been linked to heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, diabetes and obesity. Now, add hearing loss to the list.

06/12/2014

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New Study Takes Close Look At Diabetes Medications

Jerry Webb was diagnosed with type two diabetes a year ago. The disease runs in his family.

06/11/2014

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Osteoporosis Affecting Patients Earlier In Life

You don’t necessarily have to be old and frail to get osteoporosis. It is possible to have it when you’re younger – even in your 40s and 50s.

06/10/2014

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Regular Check-Ups Keep Old Dental Work From Aging

At 38 years old, dental patient Jery Lobrow’s teeth are showing signs of aging.

06/06/2014

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Divorce Can Be Weighty Matter For Kids

When parents get divorced, kids can have a number of struggles.

06/05/2014

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Heartburn Drugs Causing Concerns About Bone Health

Grace Tejchman is well aware her bones are getting older.

06/04/2014

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Research: Women With Diabetes More Likely To Develop Heart Disease

Forget what you think you know about heart disease. There’s new information that’s shaking things up a bit.

06/03/2014

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Many Turning To New Procedure To Treat Hip Injuries

Rather than sit out their favorite activities, a lot of local people are taking advantage of a new procedure to fix a hip problem that doesn’t involve major surgery.

05/27/2014

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Expert Explains How To Recognize Melanoma And Prevent It

With pool season kicking off this weekend, experts say it’s a good time to remind everyone about sun safety.

05/23/2014

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Doctor Breaks Down Pros And Cons Of DIY Dermatology

People will try all kinds of things on their skin for acne, spots, rashes and stings.

05/16/2014

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Could Stem Cells Be Used To Treat Cartilage Damage?

How about re-growing your own cartilage and tissue with your own stem cells? More and more doctors are offering this to patients with damaged joints.

05/14/2014

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12 Diagnosed With Whooping Cough At Taylor Allderdice High School

Pittsburgh Public Schools officials and the Allegheny County Health Department have confirmed 11 cases of whooping cough at a city high school.

05/14/2014

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