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KD Investigates: The Cost Of Inmate Healthcare

They’re behind bars, but prisoners at the Allegheny County Jail are getting some of the best medical treatment in the world, and you’re picking up the tab — about $12 million a year.

02/11/2013

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Websites Offer Ways To Save On Healthcare

Healthcare costs are expected to rise this year on everything from prescription drugs to co-pays. However, there are ways you can save and even get care for free.

01/29/2013

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Nearby Hospital Changes Policy To Curtail Flu

Ruby Memorial Hospital and WVU Children’s Hospital have new rules for visitors to help curtail the spread of the flu.

01/20/2013

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Opinion: Akin’s Position On Rape And Abortion Is The GOP Platform

The basic fact is that Romney, Ryan and Republican’s are uncomfortable with a few of the words Congressman Akin used. They are not, however, uncomfortable with the policy position he was expressing. The record shows that they march in lockstep with Congressman Akin.

08/21/2012

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Highmark’s New CEO Starts Job In Pittsburgh, Wants Better Relations With UPMC

On his fourth day in Pittsburgh, Highmark’s new CEO – Dr. Bill Winkenwerder – toured the Caring Place, a facility for children who have lost a parent, after sitting down with KDKA Money Editor Jon Delano in his first TV interview as CEO.

07/20/2012

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What Is The New Model For American Health Care?

KDKA Radio’s Chris Moore talks with Dr. Quentin Young about health care reform.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/01/2012

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Pa. Director Of Doctors For America Discusses Health Care

KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek talks with local doctor and Pennsylvania Director for Doctors for America Chris Hughes about health care reform.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/29/2012

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Libertarian Leader Talks Health Care Reform

KDKA Radio’s Robert Mangino talks with Carla Howell, executive director of the National Libertarian Party, about health care reform.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/28/2012

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Supreme Court Decision Pushes Obama’s Affordable Care Act Back Into Local Politics

With a legal victory in hand, President Obama hopes debate over Obamacare will end.

06/28/2012

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What Does Supreme Court’s Decision On Health Care Mean For You?

President Obama applauded the U.S. Supreme Court for upholding the heart of the health care overhaul bill. The President said the decision means that people with preexisting medical conditions will not be discriminated against and people will be able to afford quality health care. So what does the ruling mean to you?

06/28/2012

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Professor Of Clinical Medicine Discusses Health Care Reform

KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek talks with Dr. Richard Amerling, associate professor of clinical medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/28/2012

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Legal & Political Experts Discuss Obama’s Health Care Law

KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek talks with political expert Bill Green and Duquesne University Law School Dean Ken Gormley about the health care reform decision.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/28/2012

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Consumer Reports Offers Health Insurance Tips

You may think you’re covered if you have health insurance, but Consumer Reports wants you to think again.

06/05/2012

Consumer Reports Medical Cost Information

According to Consumer Reports, one of the most common causes of medical sticker shock is by going out-of-network.

06/05/2012

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UPMC, Highmark Deal Has Many Breathing Easier For Now

It’s been a nasty battle for months, and it has caused some big fears for patients, employers and doctors; but now, there’s a deal between UPMC and Highmark.

05/02/2012

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