Dr. Maria

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New Medication Option For Women At High Risk For Breast Cancer

Susan Talbert does not have breast cancer, but she is at high risk of getting the disease.

12/13/2013

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New Study Shows Allegheny Co. Residents Have Higher Cancer Risk

Residents of Allegheny County have twice the cancer risk of those living in surrounding counties, according to a study from the Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.

11/22/2013

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IVF Success In Uterine Scratching Study

Jo Cummings, 36, is hearing the heartbeat of her first child after struggling to get pregnant for 3-and-a-half-years.

10/11/2013

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For Depression: Counseling Or Acupuncture?

A recent study says both work equally well.

10/08/2013

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New Breast Cancer Drug: Benefit And Cost

Grandmother, wife and artist Joan Esposito has breast cancer — a specific kind called “HER-2 positive.”

10/03/2013

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Doctors Warn Of Dangers Caused By Taking Too Much Tylenol

Acetaminophen, known commonly by brand name Tylenol, is in more than just Tylenol. It’s in NyQuil, Robitussin, Excedrin products and many others.

09/24/2013

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Asthma And Allergy Drugs: Do They Stunt Growth?

This high school freshman is in marching band. She rides horses and dances — she also has allergies and asthma.

09/23/2013

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Is It Too Early For Flu Shots?

With fall right around the corner, flu shots are too.

08/20/2013

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Some Doctors Offering Group Visits For Multiple Patients

People ride the bus, go to the game and eat with strangers – so how about going to the doctor with a group of strangers?

08/13/2013

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Sentinel Node Surgery Is Safe And Effective

Last summer, Sharon Herring-Turner had cancer removed from her breast, along with 25 lymph nodes under her arm.

06/03/2013

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Flat Feet More Common Than You Might Think

“She was on swim team, marching band, always active, rifle team, she did a lot of things,” says Maureen Onder about her daughter.

05/24/2013

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New Treatment To Ward Off Heartburn

At first, Hannah Grubow didn’t even know she had acid reflux. She had none of the classic symptoms like heartburn, belching and nausea.

05/20/2013

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New Technology Could Be Used For Knee Replacement Therapy

At one point, Kathleen McGinnis’ knee pain was so bad that every movement was excruciating.

04/30/2013

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Many Still Coming Down With Influenza B

Think March is too late for the flu? One pediatrician has still been seeing many infected patients.

03/19/2013

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New Legislation Hopes To Prevent Cardiac Deaths

Lifelong hockey player Josh Singleton died in 2003 as he was coming up the steps at home — a sudden cardiac death.

02/12/2013

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