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Health Risks

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Are E-Cigarettes Considered Harmful Or Helpful?

Employers are battling between allowing e-cigarettes in the workplace or banning them like traditional cigarettes.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/24/2014

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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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Concussion Fears Shrink Youth Football Participation

High school playoff football is kicking off in towns all over Southwestern Pennsylvania. But some people envision a day when youth football will be only a shadow of what it used to be.

11/09/2012

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New Study: Energy Drinks Could Be Harmful To Kids

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A new study shows that energy drinks could be dangerous if consumed by kids and teenagers. According to the journal Pediatrics, the drinks contain high levels of caffeine and other stimulants. Doctors […]

02/14/2011