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Hemolung’s FDA Fight

Cystic fibrosis destroyed Jon Sacker’s lungs, and he was rejecting his first transplant.

07/02/2014

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U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception Mandate

A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.

07/02/2014

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Study Finds High Number Of Deaths Linked To Excessive Drinking

A new study from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) finds excessive drinking accounts for nearly 1 in 10 deaths.

06/26/2014

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3-D Mammograms Could Make Catching Cancer A Bit Easier

Jennifer Hoeft is no stranger to breast cancer.

06/24/2014

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Eye Vitamins Are The Newest Health Trend

From daily multivitamins to those specifically for heart health, bone health, skin health, and now eye health — vitamins have quickly become a multi-billion dollar business.

06/18/2014

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Excela Health To Expand Its Frick Hospital To A Medical Mall

A multi-million dollar upgrade to Excela Health’s Frick Hospital in Mount Pleasant is an economic boost to southern Westmoreland and northern Fayette Counties.

06/13/2014

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Consumer Reports: Testing Self-Tanners

Marissa Graham has fair skin that burns easily.

06/13/2014

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New Study Takes Close Look At Diabetes Medications

Jerry Webb was diagnosed with type two diabetes a year ago. The disease runs in his family.

06/11/2014

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Regular Check-Ups Keep Old Dental Work From Aging

At 38 years old, dental patient Jery Lobrow’s teeth are showing signs of aging.

06/06/2014

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Divorce Can Be Weighty Matter For Kids

When parents get divorced, kids can have a number of struggles.

06/05/2014

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Health Dept.: 2nd Measles Case A False Alarm

Allegheny County health officials say a report of a second case of measles within the last month was a false alarm.

05/30/2014

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2nd Measles Case Under Investigation By Health Dept.

The Allegheny County Health Department is investigating after a second person has come down with a suspected case of the measles this month.

05/24/2014

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Expert Explains How To Recognize Melanoma And Prevent It

With pool season kicking off this weekend, experts say it’s a good time to remind everyone about sun safety.

05/23/2014

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Recalled Beef May Have Been Sent To Several Pittsburgh-Area Stores

Federal food safety officials say ground beef recalled by a Detroit business may have been sent to stores in 10 states.

05/23/2014

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Doctors Offer Tips On How To Prevent Lyme Disease

The ticks are out, hear what you can do to prevent Lyme disease.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/22/2014

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