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Hospital Worker Sentenced In Hepatitis Case

A traveling medical technician was sentenced Monday to 39 years in prison for stealing painkillers and infecting dozens of patients in four states with hepatitis C through tainted syringes.

12/02/2013

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Beaver County Couple Arrested For Child Abuse

The parents of a 13-month-old boy were arrested on child abuse charges after the boy allegedly had broken bones, and a skull fracture.

KDKA-TV–09/30/2013

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Whole Foods Cheese Recalled, Illnesses Reported

Whole Foods Market is recalling its Ricotta Salata Frescolina brand cheese because of possible contamination.

10/03/2012

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FDA: Certain Stomach Medications May Increase Risk Of Infection

There’s a new warning for patients who are taking certain heartburn and acid reflux drugs. The FDA believes that taking proton pump inhibitors like Nexium, Prilosec, Zegerid and Prevacid may increase your risk of developing a stomach infection.

02/09/2012

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