Health

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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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Sunday’s Great Race Features Corporate Challenge

In the high-pressured world of high finance, the brokers and bond traders at Federated Investors compete every weekday for your investment dollars.

09/26/2014

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Cancer Researcher Stumbles Upon Concussion Treatment

London Glenn, 13, had the football.

09/26/2014

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Local Hospital Already Seeing Influenza Patients

At least six cases of influenza have been confirmed in the Pittsburgh region.

09/25/2014

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Wexford’s New Medical Mall Is Latest Innovation In Health Care

For an area known for strip malls, the new kid on the block is a medical mall.

09/23/2014

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Symptoms Of Ovarian Cancer “Vague, Subtle”

Doris Haropulos is fighting for her life. The 79-year-old was diagnosed with late stage ovarian cancer last year after months of feeling bloated and nauseous.

09/19/2014

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New Device Breathing Optimism Into Future Of Medical Testing

A new generation of diagnostic tools may soon be able to sniff out all sorts of diseases using your breath, including various cancers, liver disease, kidney failure, diabetes, asthma and tuberculosis.

09/18/2014

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Allegheny Co. Health Dept.: No Confirmed EV-D68 Cases In Southwestern Pa.

The Allegheny County Health Department is reporting that there are no confirmed cases of Enterovirus D68 in the southwestern Pennsylvania area despite reports earlier from two school districts.

09/18/2014

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What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later?

With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?

09/18/2014

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