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Bob Costas Replacement Sheds Light On Pink Eye

Pink eye – how you can avoid it and what to do if you have it.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/11/2014

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Local Man Advocates Organ Donation, While Waiting For Own Heart

We’re on a project to follow a local man who is going through the organ transplant process.

02/10/2014

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New Diet Lets You Eat Chocolate And Lose Weight

Chocolate lovers, listen up! There’s a new diet out that promises to let you eat chocolate to lose weight.

02/07/2014

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Mt. Lebanon H.S. Student Passing Out Ribbons For Cancer Awareness Week

This is Cancer Awareness Week, and a Mount Lebanon High School senior takes it seriously.

02/06/2014

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First-Ever Stroke Prevention Guidelines Issued For Women

When Anne-Marie Conlan was pregnant with her first child, she was rushed to the hospital at 37 weeks with pre-eclampsia.

02/06/2014

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Adult Vaccines Could Help Prevent Many Common Viruses

As we get older we take less care on preventative vaccines, but the CDC is hoping to inform more adults about vaccines can prevent shingles, pneumonia, and cancer.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/06/2014

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Local Smokers Not Bothered By CVS Dropping Tobacco Products

In a surprise move, the pharmacy chain CVS says it will discontinue the sale of all tobacco products on Oct. 1.

02/05/2014

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Fitness Trends: Trying The Pure Barre & High Intensity Interval Training Workouts

If you are on a kick to get fit in 2014, you are not alone.

02/05/2014

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New Cream Treating General Redness From Rosacea

Princess Diana, Mariah Carey, Bill Clinton, W.C. Fields — ever notice the redness or bumpiness in their skin? It’s called Rosacea, a collection of signs and symptoms that affects up to one in 10 Americans.

02/04/2014

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Are Electronic Devices Making Kids Nearsighted?

Computers, tablets, cell phones – is all this focusing on tiny electronic devices taking a toll on our childrens’ eyes?

01/31/2014

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Study: Childhood Obesity Risk Can Be Detected Earlier

A new study says signs of which children are at risk for childhood obesity can be detected earlier than some may think.

01/29/2014

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Johns Hopkins Teaming Up With Allegheny Health Network

The statistics are stunning: 44 percent of American women will develop a life-threatening cancer in their lifetime.

01/24/2014

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Shifting Sleep Bad For Your Genes

Which is worse for your DNA – being sleep-deprived or shifting your sleep?

01/24/2014

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Are E-Cigarettes Considered Harmful Or Helpful?

Employers are battling between allowing e-cigarettes in the workplace or banning them like traditional cigarettes.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/24/2014

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NFL Sponsors Concussion Imaging At Pitt

Could a certain kind of brain imaging called high definition fiber tracking help diagnose concussion and assess recovery?

01/23/2014

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