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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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