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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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Mercy’s Mobile Medical Health Center Hits The Streets

Getting to the doctor’s office isn’t always easy or convenient, and Pittsburgh Mercy Health System has spent 310-thousand dollars to change that.

10/10/2014

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Allegheny Co. Health Dept., Hospitals Prepping For Possibility Of Ebola

The mistakes surrounding the United States’ first Ebola case has been well documented.

10/03/2014

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Infectious Diseases Doctor Weighs In On Ebola Fears In U.S.

Ebola has been diagnosed in the United States.

10/01/2014

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Ebola Primer: How It Works And How It Spreads

Ebola is a rare viral illness — and now the CDC has diagnosed a case in the United States.

09/30/2014

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Local Man’s Wait For Heart Transplant Continues

A 51-year-old man we’ve been following as he waits for a heart transplant still has not gotten the call yet.

09/30/2014

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VA Patient Tests Positive For Legionella

A VA Hospital patient tested positive for Legionella.

09/27/2014

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Officials Urge Caution After Ligonier Valley Students Contract MRSA

Officials in the Ligonier Valley School District are warning parents after several students acquired MRSA.

09/27/2014

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