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Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors Predict

Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.

10/22/2014

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Yogurt Could Be The Solution To Clearing Up Acne

The solution to clearing up acne may not be in your medicine cabinet, but rather in your refrigerator.

10/20/2014

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Rep. Murphy, Sen. Casey Discuss Handling Of Ebola Crisis

As concerns over Ebola continue to spread, Pennsylvania lawmakers are weighing in on how the virus is being handled.

10/20/2014

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Politicians, Doctors Team Up To Prepare For Ebola

As the nation grapples with Ebola, Sen. Bob Casey teamed up with doctors and specialists from UPMC Presbyterian Hospital Friday morning to discuss how prepared we are.

10/17/2014

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3 Pennsylvanians Being Monitored In Ebola Probe

Gov. Tom Corbett says three Pennsylvanians who were on a flight from Cleveland to Dallas with a nurse who tested positive for Ebola are being monitored in Texas and haven’t been back home since the Monday trip.

10/17/2014

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Ebola Is Hot Topic At Pittsburgh International, But Travelers Not Too Concerned

Everybody’s talking about it. Ebola. The question at Pittsburgh International Airport is, “Is it safe to fly? Can I get Ebola on an airplane?”

10/16/2014

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1st Dallas Nurse With Ebola Speaks Out Before Heading To Maryland

DALLAS (KDKA/AP) – The first Dallas nurse to have contracted Ebola after treating an infected Liberian man was transferred Thursday from a Dallas hospital to a specialized medical facility in Maryland. The National Institutes of […]

10/16/2014

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Women Fighting Back Against “Food Shaming” Harassment

More and more people, especially women, say they’re being openly taunted when eating fattening foods in public.

10/16/2014

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Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Director Addresses Local Ebola Fears

As fears over Ebola creep closer to home, local health officials are doing all they can to ease the minds of those worried about it.

10/15/2014

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Patient History, Education Important To Calming Ebola Fears

The UPMC Presbyterian Hospital ER is seeing patients worried about Ebola.

10/15/2014

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Local Experts Answer Your Questions About Ebola

Welcome to our social media TV news chat, where we’ve taken your questions about Ebola.

10/15/2014

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Lawmakers Hope To Make Assisted Suicide Legal In Pa.

Those who have experienced the painful deaths of loved ones understand why Brittany Maynard wants to end her life on her own terms in Oregon, as she recounts in her own video about the pills that will take her young life before the brain cancer does.

10/14/2014

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GI Scopes Being Linked To Superbug Infections At UPMC Presbyterian

Officials say they’ve figured out how several patients at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital came down with a superbug.

10/14/2014

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WHO: Ebola Death Rate Rises To 70 Percent

The death rate in the Ebola outbreak has risen to 70 percent and there could be up to 10,000 new cases a week in two months, the World Health Organization warned Tuesday.

10/14/2014

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Local Hospitals Say They’re Prepared For Any Ebola Cases In Pittsburgh

The death of Thomas Eric Duncan, from the Ebola virus he contracted in West Africa, has now led to the first transmitted case of Ebola in the United States, in a nurse who cared for Duncan at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas.

10/13/2014

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