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New Study Says Children With Autism Have More Synapses

A new study suggests that children who have autism may have more synapses in their brain than other kids.

4 hours ago

A Grey-Headed Flying Fox hangs from it's roost at the Royal Botanic Gardens March 20, 2008 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

Concern After Rabid Bat Found In Oakmont Park

Health officials are warning Oakmont residents of a possible rabies risk.

9 hours ago

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Doctors Treating More Athletes For Atrial Fibrillation

He went out for a team run when suddenly his chest felt funny and his vision closed down for a few minutes.

20 hours ago

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Clarithromycin Linked To Increased Risk Of Cardiac Death

New research finds the antibiotic clarithromycin is associated with an increased risk of heart deaths.

08/20/2014

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Health Officials Warn Community After Rabid Stray Cat Found

Allegheny County Health Department officials are warning residents of Spring Hill and Dormont after animals were found with rabies.

08/15/2014

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Vitamin D: Good For Pregnancy?

Vitamin D is thought to be good for the bones, and good for the heart.

08/15/2014

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What Robin Williams’ Death Tells Us About Parkinson’s Disease

Williams passing has shed light on his overall health; both mental and physical.

08/14/2014

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Migraine Sufferers Could Find Relief In Hypnosis

People who get migraines know they can be debilitating.

08/08/2014

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An Epidemic: Top 10 Outbreaks In U.S. History

Throughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.

08/07/2014

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The Ebola Outbreak: What Every American Needs To Know

The recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in Africa has begun attracting attention in the U.S. for good reason.

07/31/2014

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In Your Dreams! Separating Nightmare Myths From Reality

Nightmares, we all have them occasionally, but why? What causes them? Are there ways to stop them? Do spicy foods play a role? What about the temperature of the room you sleep in?

07/29/2014

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Sports Drinks Causing Serious Dental Problems For Young Athletes

All those sports drinks kids are downing to keep themselves hydrated are ruining their teeth. Dentists are seeing serious tooth and mouth problems at much younger ages

07/24/2014

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Expert Debunks Myths And Misconceptions Around Breast Cancer

There are lots of thoughts on breast cancer.

07/22/2014

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New Study Raises More Questions About Morcellator Device In Gynecologic Procedures

There’s growing concern a device used during hysterectomies can spread cancer.

07/22/2014

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NCIS Star Pauley Perrette Issues Hair Dye Health Warning After Severe Allergic Reaction

NCIS actress Pauley Perrette is warning fans about the dangers of hair dye after suffering a severe allergic reaction to her trademark ink-black color.

07/22/2014

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