Maria Simbra

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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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Asthma And Allergy Drugs: Do They Stunt Growth?

This high school freshman is in marching band. She rides horses and dances — she also has allergies and asthma.

09/23/2013

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Is It Too Early For Flu Shots?

With fall right around the corner, flu shots are too.

08/20/2013

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Some Doctors Offering Group Visits For Multiple Patients

People ride the bus, go to the game and eat with strangers – so how about going to the doctor with a group of strangers?

08/13/2013

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Sentinel Node Surgery Is Safe And Effective

Last summer, Sharon Herring-Turner had cancer removed from her breast, along with 25 lymph nodes under her arm.

06/03/2013

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