Health

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Milk A Hidden Danger In Dark Chocolate For Those With Allergies

Chocolate a common source of hidden milk. And milk is a common reason for allergic reactions.

05/22/2015

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Look No Further Than Your Pantry For Holistic Pain-Relievers

A lot of us live with pain, from chronic conditions like arthritis or joint pain, to pain from starting a new exercise. Instead of reaching for the medicine cabinet for an aspirin, did you ever think of reaching in your kitchen cabinet?

05/15/2015

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Study Shows Mouth Exercises Could Decrease Snoring

To stop snoring, could a strong tongue be the secret?

05/12/2015

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Highmark Loses Hospitals’ Lawsuit Over Reimbursement Cuts

A Western Pennsylvania health insurance giant will have to pay a dozen hospitals money that it withheld, a judge is ruling.

05/08/2015

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Allegheny Co. Council Votes Down Controversial Restaurant Grading System

A controversial proposal that would have given restaurants a letter grade on their safety and sanitation was rejected in a vote by Allegheny County Council Tuesday evening.

05/05/2015

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Breakthrough Medical 3-D Printing Helps Save Toddler’s Life

A local couple says doctors at Children’s Hospital and pioneering 3-D printing medical work in Michigan, are the reasons their son is alive and getting stronger.

04/30/2015

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FDA Approves New Double Chin Eliminating Injections

The FDA just approved a new way to get rid of a double chin – and it doesn’t require surgery.

04/30/2015

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State House Hearing In Pittsburgh Takes Testimony On Medical Marijuana

Legalizing medical marijuana — the issue stirs emotion, as members of the state House Health and Judiciary Committees discovered at a hearing in Pittsburgh.

04/29/2015

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Study Testing New Breast Cancer Treatment

Wife, mother, and grandmother Carol Glock always made sure she got her yearly mammograms, which had all been fine. Her first awareness of a problem was at home.

04/28/2015

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State: Lyme Disease Risk Now Present In All 67 Counties

Pennsylvania officials are warning residents that there is now a danger of Lyme disease in every county in the commonwealth.

04/21/2015

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Pets Can Suffer From Allergies Too

There are a lot of people who are allergic to dogs, cats and other pets. But did you know that pets can have allergies, too?

04/16/2015

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5 Simple Exercises That Lower Stress

Looking for a way to lower stress? Try these five exercises from Dr. Tami Meraglia, author of “The Hormone Secret: Discover Effortless Weight Loss and Renewed Energy in Just 30 Days.”

04/14/2015

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New MS Treatment Giving Hope To Patients

There’s a new treatment for MS patients who’ve tried everything and have yet to find something that works for them.

04/09/2015

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Experts Fear Tough Allergy Season After Cold Winter

You may have already noticed it – the dreaded sneezing, itchy eyes and scratchy throat that comes with allergy season.

04/07/2015

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Pittsburgh VA Clears Up Backlog, Shortens Wait Times

Congress was shocked to learn that at a VA facility in Phoenix, Ariz. 1,700 veterans had languished on waiting lists – and some had died awaiting care.

04/06/2015

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