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Expert Debunks Myths And Misconceptions Around Breast Cancer

There are lots of thoughts on breast cancer.

07/22/2014

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FDA Says Germ-Killing Soap Could Pose Health Risks

The Food and Drug Administration says there is no evidence that antibacterial chemicals used in liquid soaps and washes help prevent the spread of germs, and there is some evidence they may pose health risks.

12/16/2013

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Could New Hormone Diet Work For You?

The “Hormone Diet” is getting a stamp of approval in Pittsburgh. KDKA-TV asked two people to try the popular diet for six weeks and both lost weight on the program. It’s based on the best-selling book “The Hormone Diet,” by naturopathic doctor Natasha Turner.

11/13/2012

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Former Steelers Doctor Charged

Dr. Richard Rydze is in federal custody after being indicted on 185 counts.

10/19/2012

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Doctors Study Use Of Progesterone In Treating Brain Injuries

Progesterone plays a role in the menstrual cycle and pregnancy, and it’s made in the ovaries in women, and in the adrenal glands in women and men, and in certain nerve cells. Steroids have a protective effect on the swollen brain, and progesterone has a similar chemical structure to steroids.

08/09/2012

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Chemicals In Your Food Making You Fat?

If you try to lose weight and it just doesn’t work, could chemicals in your food be to blame? Some people believe chemical compounds called obesogens could be a major factor in making people fat. […]

KDKA-TV–10/20/2010

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