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Extra Cleaning Crews Brought In As Possible Norovirus Spreads At Pitt-Johnstown

University of Pittsburgh Johnstown officials have cancelled all indoor campus social events for the weekend as they believe a norovirus may be spreading among students.

03/29/2014

Kris Letang

Penguins: Letang Had Stroke, Will Miss 6 Weeks

The Penguins confirm that defenseman Kris Letang suffered a stoke last week.

02/07/2014

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Oakland Restaurant Reopens After E. Coli Investigation

An E. coli outbreak linked to a restaurant in Oakland sickened five people this month. Today, the restaurant reopened and the Health Department has not nailed down the source of the E. coli.

10/31/2013

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Health Department Probing 5 E. Coli Cases At Oakland Restaurant

The Allegheny County Health Department is investigating after five people were diagnosed with E. coli infections after eating at a restaurant in Oakland this month.

10/30/2013

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At Least 2 Hospitalized After Reporting Flu-Like Symptoms At Benedum Center

Ambulances were called to the Benedum Center in the Cultural District downtown Friday night after some people reported feeling ill.

09/14/2013

Chobani Issues Recall For Several Yogurt Products

Chobani has issued a recall for several different types of yogurt.

09/05/2013

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Teresa Heinz Kerry Discharged From Rehab Hospital

Teresa Heinz Kerry, the wife U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, was discharged from a Boston hospital Saturday, just under three weeks after she suffered a seizure at their Nantucket home, a State Department spokesman said.

07/27/2013

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CDC Study Finds 58% Of Public Pools Tested Positive For E.Coli

Many parents probably remember that popular primer on bodily functions called “Everybody Poops.” Now, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are warning that human feces are found in more than half of public swimming pools.

05/17/2013

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Wheezing While Sick Could Mean A Higher Risk Of Asthma In Kids

Does your child wheeze when he’s sick? If so, he could have a higher risk of asthma.

03/28/2013

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Girl With Cancer Lives A Fairytale As Princess For A Day

A local girl fighting cancer had a magical moment Sunday.

03/10/2013

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New Stomach Bug Strain Moving Into United States

If you’re sick with vomiting and diarrhea, it’s just a run-of-the-mill norovirus, right? The kind that easily spreads on cruise ships, schools and nursing homes. Well, yes and no.

01/24/2013

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Pa. Dept. Of Health Releases Latest Flu Numbers

The flu emergency continues around the country. The latest numbers are out, and the illness continues to spread. In fact, things are worse in Allegheny County than anywhere else in the state.

01/15/2013

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Friday’s KDKA Afternoon News: January 11, 2013

So you missed the Friday edition of the KDKA Afternoon News. No big deal, here’s a recap of the show.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/11/2013

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Pittsburgh Montessori School Closed Due To Norovirus

Pittsburgh Montessori PreK-8 is closed today while cleaning crews work to disinfect the building after a likely outbreak of norovirus. Officials say a high volume of both staff and students have become ill.

10/28/2011