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Locals Healing With MELT Method Classes

If you have nagging pain, headaches or stress, trouble sleeping or with digestion, a new self-treatment technique could help you.

01/30/2015

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New Study Suggests Sugary Drinks Could Accelerate Start Of Puberty In Girls

A new study suggests that girls who drink a lot of sugar-filled drinks may start their menstrual periods earlier than girls who consume other beverages.

01/28/2015

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Gov. Wolf Vows To Support Pa. Senate’s Medical Marijuana Bill

Governor Tom Wolf today met with parents who say their children’s health could be greatly improved – if they had access to medical marijuana.

01/27/2015

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Smart Bandage Could Revolutionize Wound Care

We have phones, watches, even cars that are “smart.” Now, a group of researchers has come up with a “smart bandage” that could turn wound care on its head.

01/22/2015

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Pittsburgh Ranks 6th On List Of America’s Healthiest Cities

According to BetterDoctor.com, Pittsburgh ranked No. 6 on the list of America’s Healthiest Cities.

01/22/2015

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Health Department Confirms 15 Pittsburgh-Area Flu Deaths

The Allegheny County Health Department says 15 people have now died from the flu in the Pittsburgh area, but that this season’s outbreak seems to be slowing down.

01/21/2015

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Consumer Reports: Super Snack Bars

The most overcrowded section of your grocery store these days may well be the snack bar aisle. Sales are on the rise with 20 percent of Americans saying they munch at least one bar a day, according to Mintel Market Research.

01/20/2015

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Measles Outbreak: To Vaccinate Or Not Vaccinate

With the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.

01/14/2015

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7 Flu Deaths Reported, Officials Expect More This Season

We are only halfway through flu season and seven deaths have already been reported in Allegheny County.

01/13/2015

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Insufferable Pain, Could It Be TMJ?

Millions suffer from it, and for some, the pain is unbearable.

01/12/2015

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Winter Sports Are A Great Way To Burn Calories

KDKA’s Kristine Sorensen embraces the cold weather as a great way to burn calories.

01/09/2015

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Hybrid Ear Implant Offers Better Hearing Experience

Going out with friends is usually fun, but for Jon Adler it was torture.

01/08/2015

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Pirates’ Hurdle Undergoes 2nd Hip Replacement Surgery

As of last night, 57-year-old Pirates’ manager Clint Hurdle had one new hip.

01/07/2015

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Allegheny Co. Health Department: Number Of Flu Cases Rises To 2,300

The Allegheny County Health Department says 2,300 flu cases have now been reported.

01/07/2015

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Doctors Say Flu Shot Still Worth It

The Centers for Disease Control says 43 states, including Pennsylvania, are facing high or widespread flu activity.

01/05/2015

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