Health

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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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Local Doctor Weighs In On Jolie’s Tough Decision To Have Ovaries, Fallopian Tubes Removed

Angelina Jolie says she had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed last week to ensure she has a long life with her husband and six children.

03/24/2015

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Apple Watch & ResearchKit Raise Privacy Concerns

Apple’s announcement brought the potential for a healthier future with innovative technology that’s guaranteed to take the world by storm for its practicality and it’s privacy risks.

03/10/2015

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Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Provides Tuberculosis, Measles Updates

The Allegheny County Health Department has been looking into cases of tuberculosis ever since a Pittsburgh Public School District student came down with the disease.

03/04/2015

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New Findings Show Adults Less Likely To Get The Flu Than Kids

When were the last two times you had the flu?

03/04/2015

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UPMC Now Offering Online Doctor Visits

Would you prefer to see a doctor in person or by computer?

03/03/2015

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