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FDA Mulls Pap Tests Versus HPV Screenings

The regularly scheduled pap smear — for many women, it’s a routine part of getting a checkup.

03/13/2014

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FDA Approves Nerve-Stimulating Headband To Treat Migraines

Could a headband be a fix for migraines?

03/12/2014

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Study Looks At Borderline High Blood Pressure And Stroke Risk

David Larson, 65, was first diagnosed with borderline high blood pressure, or pre-hypertension, in his mid-20s.

03/12/2014

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Life-Saving Smart Vest Made By Pittsburgh Company

You’ve heard of smartphones, but how about smart clothes?

03/11/2014

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Family, Community Hold Vigil For Boy Who Died Of Meningitis

Community members gathered for a vigil Saturday evening to remember a 6-year-old North Side boy who passed away suddenly earlier this week from meningitis.

03/08/2014

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7 Simple Tricks To Beat Jet Lag

No matter how seasoned you are as a traveler, you will get jet lag. Though jet lag can’t be avoided, it can be minimized on your next vacation with these seven tips.

03/07/2014

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Medical Examiner: North Side Boy Dies From Bacterial Meningitis

The Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office says a 6-year-old North Side boy has died from bacterial meningitis.

03/06/2014

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Steelers’ Beachum Kicks Off New Breakfast Program At Aiken Elementary

As a Pittsburgh Steeler, Kelvin Beachum knows just how important the first meal of the day is.

03/04/2014

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Doctors Finding Increased Risk To Other Diseases In Psoriasis Patients

Pamela Lennon was just 15 when she woke up on Christmas Day with the telltale signs of a lifelong disease.

03/04/2014

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Study: C-Section Babies More Likely To Have Adult Weight Issues

Abby Parkes needed a caesarean section to deliver her son, Lucas. It was a decision she did not take lightly.

02/27/2014

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More Women Struggling With Secondary Infertility

Krissy McNeil, 37, doesn’t mind picking up toys at her Pittsburgh home.

02/25/2014

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New Medical Breakthroughs For Monitoring Glucose Levels

Having this disease isn’t necessarily painful, but taking good care of yourself when you have it is.

02/21/2014

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Officials Issue Warning After Person With Measles Rides Port Authority Bus

Officials are asking people to come forward, after it was discovered that a person rode a Port Authority bus while infected with measles.

02/21/2014

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Doctors Use A Number Of Ways To Treat Winter Blues

Winter weather is not just tough on our cars, roads and pipes, it can also take a toll on our bodies and minds.

02/18/2014

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UPMC Institutes New Flu Testing Policy For Employees

If you have had the flu this year, you are not alone. People all across the area are dealing with it.

02/13/2014

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