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Doctors Say Flu Shot Still Worth It

The Centers for Disease Control says 43 states, including Pennsylvania, are facing high or widespread flu activity.

01/05/2015

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Health Dept. Issuing Warnings For Flu Shots

Medical Epidemiologist Kristen Mertz from the Allegheny County Health Department says officials are putting out the warning now in hopes that those who haven’t already gotten their flu shot this season will get one and soon.

01/03/2015

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New Study Shows Men Hit Harder By Flu Than Women

The next time a guy you know gets the flu, you may want to show him a little more sympathy than you normally would.

12/31/2014

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Local Pharmacies Experience Tamiflu Shortage

It’s the flu season — so maybe it’s no surprise one particular pharmaceutical drug is in high demand — Tamiflu.

12/29/2014

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Officials: Flu Activity Widespread In Pennsylvania

Health authorities say flu activity is widespread in Pennsylvania, meaning it’s affecting at least half the regions of the state.

12/27/2014

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Doctors Working To Diagnose Autism Before Kids Are Born

There’s a potential breakthrough regarding autism. Doctors might now be able to tell if a child has autism before they’re born.

12/18/2014

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How To Beat The Winter Blues And Avoid Cabin Fever

Winter is all fun and games…until after New Years’ Eve.

12/08/2014

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Corneal Inlay Procedure Developed To Help People Read Without Glasses

Eyes not what they used to be? You’re not alone. Millions of people over the age of 45 need reading glasses. But what if you could restore your vision without them?

12/04/2014

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Health Officials Warn Flu Vaccine May Be Less Effective This Winter

The flu vaccine may not be very effective this winter, according to U.S. health officials who worry this may lead to more serious illnesses and deaths.

12/04/2014

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Supreme Court Justices Hear Pregnancy Discrimination Case

A pregnancy discrimination case is in front of the Supreme Court and its outcome could affect women across the country. A former UPS worker says she was forced into taking unpaid leave when she became pregnant.

12/04/2014

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Possibility Of Erasing Bad Memories Moves Closer Toward Reality

Imagine having all your bad memories erased from your mind.

12/03/2014

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Stress Causing Hair Loss In Some Younger Women

We’ve come to accept stress as a part of our daily lives. But for women, especially younger women, there’s a new and embarrassing effect of stress – hair loss.

12/02/2014

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Overactive Bladder Treatment: Nerve Stimulation

Florence Mediate loves to travel, but she hasn’t taken a trip since 2012.

11/21/2014

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Dietician Separates Diet Boosters From Diet Busters

Whether you’re grocery shopping or eating out, choosing the best food for your diet isn’t always as simple as the lowest calorie count.

11/18/2014

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Experts Share Tips On How To Get Rid Of Expired Medications

If you look in the medicine cabinet, chances are you will find some expired medications.

11/07/2014

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