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New Dentistry Techniques Tackle More Than Just Your Teeth

Your dentist appointment — certainly not the most delightful experience.

05/12/2014

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Allegheny County Health Dept. Investigating Measles Case

Officials with the Allegheny County Health Department who are investigating after a resident was diagnosed with measles are urging anyone who may have been exposed to report it.

05/08/2014

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Colin Dunlap: If I Can Do It, You Can Do It

Listen, this column space is generally reserved for an exploration into topics about the sports world; I use it mostly to relay to you thoughts about the Pirates, Steelers, Penguins or other relevant happenings in such a realm. Today, we’re going in a different direction. Just because, well, because.

93-7 The Fan–05/04/2014

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New Report Says Back Injuries On The Rise For Young Athletes

Youth sports are a whole different ballgame from when most parents were in school.

05/02/2014

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Pittsburgh Hospital Had Legionella In Ice Machines

The bacteria that causes Legionnaire’s disease was found in ice machines at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s flagship hospital, where officials say one patient died and two were sickened by the bug last year.

05/02/2014

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Experiment Tests Stem Cell Technique Using Material From Pigs

Nick Clark’s lower left leg was badly damaged in a skiing accident nearly 10 years ago.

04/30/2014

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FDA Discouraging Use Of Morcellator In Hysterectomy Procedures

Amy Reed, 40, is an anesthesiologist in Boston and the mother of six children ages, one to 12.

04/30/2014

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Germs That Outwit Antibiotics Found In Toddlers

Before there were antibiotics, people died from infections all the time.

04/29/2014

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Families Threaten Sit-In At Governor’s Office Over Medical Marijuana

Pennsylvania parents with children afflicted with seizures are feeling increasingly desperate.

04/28/2014

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Warning Issued For Men Being Treated For Low Testosterone

Millions of men are being treated for low testosterone. Prescriptions have doubled in the last four years with sales now reaching $1.6 billion. But now there are disturbing new allegations about a hidden danger.

04/26/2014

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Study Finds Link Between Statin Users And High-Calorie Diets

Millions of Americans take medication to keep the cholesterol in check.

04/25/2014

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Is Sitting For Long Hours At Work The New Smoking?

The average worker spends over five hours and 40 minutes sitting at their job every day and a new study says it’s bad for your health, with some claiming the long-term effects of sitting can be as bad as smoking.

Dr. Michael Jensen from the Mayo Clinic joined Larry and John to talk about a study they conducted.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/22/2014

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Doctor Details Tips To Spot Deadly Form Of Nail Cancer

Most people know to get freckles and moles checked out by a doctor, but a small spot under your nail could be just as dangerous.

04/14/2014

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Ohio Geologists Link Earthquake Activity To Fracking

State geologists in Ohio have for the first time linked earthquake activity in the Marcellus Shale basin to hydraulic fracturing, confirming the suspicions of activists pushing for drilling limits in the interest of public health.

04/11/2014

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Subway: “Yoga Mat” Chemical Almost Out Of Bread

Subway says an ingredient dubbed the “yoga mat” chemical will be entirely phased out of its bread by next week.

04/11/2014

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