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Maria Simbra

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Treating An Esophagus Trending Toward Cancer

Cheryl Begg struggled her whole life with reflux, a condition where stomach acid flows back into her swallowing tube, or esophagus.

03/25/2014

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New Medical Breakthroughs For Monitoring Glucose Levels

Having this disease isn’t necessarily painful, but taking good care of yourself when you have it is.

02/21/2014

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Are Electronic Devices Making Kids Nearsighted?

Computers, tablets, cell phones – is all this focusing on tiny electronic devices taking a toll on our childrens’ eyes?

01/31/2014

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Shifting Sleep Bad For Your Genes

Which is worse for your DNA – being sleep-deprived or shifting your sleep?

01/24/2014

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Milk Banks Popping Up Locally As Need Increases

When the smallest and sickest of premature babies needs lifesaving breast milk, where can he turn to?

01/17/2014

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Sleep And Dementia: A Study In Mice

How’s your thinking after a bad night’s sleep?

12/26/2013

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Experts Say To Limit Toddlers’ Time On Tablets

For a toddler, the lights, sounds and swipes on a smart phone or tablet can be too cool to resist.

12/25/2013

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Cold Weather Troubles The Heart

During a cold snap, heart attacks go up.

12/17/2013

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New Medication Option For Women At High Risk For Breast Cancer

Susan Talbert does not have breast cancer, but she is at high risk of getting the disease.

12/13/2013

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New Study Shows Allegheny Co. Residents Have Higher Cancer Risk

Residents of Allegheny County have twice the cancer risk of those living in surrounding counties, according to a study from the Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.

11/22/2013

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Sentinel Node Biopsy Newest Technique In Fight Against Breast Cancer

Public defender Rebecca Hudock had just turned 30 when she found breast cancer.

10/25/2013

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IVF Success In Uterine Scratching Study

Jo Cummings, 36, is hearing the heartbeat of her first child after struggling to get pregnant for 3-and-a-half-years.

10/11/2013

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For Depression: Counseling Or Acupuncture?

A recent study says both work equally well.

10/08/2013

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New Breast Cancer Drug: Benefit And Cost

Grandmother, wife and artist Joan Esposito has breast cancer — a specific kind called “HER-2 positive.”

10/03/2013

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Doctors Warn Of Dangers Caused By Taking Too Much Tylenol

Acetaminophen, known commonly by brand name Tylenol, is in more than just Tylenol. It’s in NyQuil, Robitussin, Excedrin products and many others.

09/24/2013

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