Illness

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Doctor Separates Enterovirus Facts From Hype

There is a lot of hype and speculation surrounding the Enterovirus D68, so the KDKA Afternoon News looks to help set the record straight.

09/17/2014

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Erie Co. Reports 2 More Confirmed Cases Of Enterovirus D68

A respiratory virus is affecting children across the country and experts say this is just the tip of the iceberg.

09/17/2014

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Health Dept. Confirms 4 Cases Of Enterovirus D68 In Pa.

Officials with the Pennsylvania Department of Health have confirmed three cases of the respiratory illness, Enterovirus 68, in the state.

09/16/2014

A nurse puts 3D glasses on the face of a surgeon before an operation at the Argenteuil hospital, in a Paris suburb, on July 25, 2013. AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR

Local Doctor Addresses Worries Ebola Outbreak Could Come To U.S.

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has claimed over 700 lives. Should we be worried about virus reaching the United States?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/31/2014

Francisco Liriano

Pirates’ Liriano Removed In Third Inning

Pittsburgh Pirates starter Francisco Liriano left the game in the third inning suffering from flu-like symptoms and dizziness after walking Cardinals pitcher Tyler Lyons and going to a 3-0 count on leadoff man Matt Carpenter.

04/26/2014

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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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