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Man Says Emotional Thank You To Pittsburgh Paramedics

It was an emotional and joyful reunion Saturday for a Steelers fan from Indiana who suffered a heart attack while visiting the city last year. Jay Gebhardt and his family returned to Pittsburgh this weekend to say thank you to the paramedics who helped to save his life.

12/03/2011

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Women May Not Recognize Heart Attack Symptoms

Women may not have the typical crushing chest pain that people associate with a heart attack. They may have shortness of breath, nausea and dizziness.

06/21/2011

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Do Calcium Supplements Affect Women’s Hearts?

Many women take calcium for their bones, but what does this mean for their hearts?

04/20/2011

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Radial Heart Catheterizations Becoming More Popular

Going on vacation is supposed to be relaxing. It was anything but relaxing for a local man who ended up with life-threatening problems in Aruba. Luckily, he was able to come home and get treatment that is becoming more available in the United States.

03/09/2011

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Study Examines Super Bowls & Heart Attacks

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Could a football game be bad for your heart? A new study can’t prove cause and effect, but raises some interesting patterns. With the Super Bowl coming up, Steelers fans should take […]

01/31/2011

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Study Examines Anti-Inflammatories & Heart Risk

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pain-killing anti-inflammatory drugs like Celebrex and Advil — medicines called NSAIDS (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) and COX-2 inhibitors — are linked to a higher risk of heart attack, stroke or death. “Patients with […]

KDKA-TV–01/14/2011

Brandon Glova, better known as DJ Bonics, hosted afternoons on 96.1 KISS. (Photo Credit: KDKA)

Local DJ Survives Health Scare

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – When chart-topping rapper Wiz Khalifa plays his homecoming show tonight at Stage AE, he’ll be joined by a popular local DJ. However, two weeks ago, the disc jockey’s life was almost cut […]

12/17/2010

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Firefighter Dies While Responding To Fire

A Westmoreland County firefighter died Wednesday morning while responding to a house fire. Jim Gumbert, 63, reported to the North Irwin Fire Station around 2:45 a.m. to battle a house fire on Webster Street with […]

11/10/2010

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