Medication

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Man To Stand Trial In Indiana Co. Child Abuse Case

A man appeared in court Tuesday, accused of beating a child so severely that doctors believed the boy was in an automobile accident.

06/30/2015

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Child Abuse Victim Unable To Testify At Stepfather’s Hearing

An Indiana County man accused of beating and severely injuring his 6-year-old stepson was in court today for a preliminary hearing.

06/10/2015

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Police: Missing Man Hasn’t Taken His Medication In Over 24 Hours

Authorities are looking for a man who disappeared from a personal care home and suffers from a number of health problems.

04/02/2015

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Mother, Stepfather Charged In Indiana Co. Child Abuse Case

The mother of a young boy, who police say was beaten so severely he had to be hospitalized, is now behind bars in Indiana County and facing serious charges.

03/25/2015

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Health Dept. Issuing Warnings For Flu Shots

Medical Epidemiologist Kristen Mertz from the Allegheny County Health Department says officials are putting out the warning now in hopes that those who haven’t already gotten their flu shot this season will get one and soon.

01/03/2015

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Good Rx Website Helps Consumers Save Big On Prescription Meds

A simple conversation with her doctor ended up being a huge tip for Annie Federoff.

11/13/2014

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Osteoporosis Affecting Patients Earlier In Life

You don’t necessarily have to be old and frail to get osteoporosis. It is possible to have it when you’re younger – even in your 40s and 50s.

06/10/2014

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Ruffsdale Woman Shaken Up During Brazen Home Invasion

A local grandmother is still reeling after a man with a gun barged into her home and threatened her life if she didn’t hand over her prescription medication.

05/09/2014

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Tablet Provides New Option For Allergy Sufferers To Find Relief

To train your body to handle what makes you allergic, there have been allergy shots. But now there are allergy tablets.

04/02/2014

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Physician Groups, Addiction Advocates Disapprove Of FDA’s Approval Of Pain Killer

A new pain killer has gotten FDA approval. It’s called Zohydro. It’s the narcotic hydrocodone that is designed to be released over 12 hours. But some disapprove.

03/18/2014

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Steelers Ryan Clark: “NFL Players Use Marijuana, Guys On My Team Smoke”

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark is making headlines after coming out and saying NFL players are using marijuana, including some of his teammates.

02/06/2014

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New Device May Cut Need For Blood Pressure Medications

Justin Rushin’s blood pressure was way higher than the normal 120 over 80, despite increasing amounts of medicine.

12/23/2013

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Investigation Underway After Heart Transplant Patient Overdoses

An investigation is underway after a heart transplant patient allegedly overdosed on drugs at UPMC Presbyterian hospital.

KDKA-TV–08/29/2013

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Officer Charged In Road Rage Incidents Released On House Arrest

A suspended Allegheny County police officer, charged in several road rage incidents, is now out of jail but he’s not exactly a free man.

06/13/2013

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Consumer Reports: Cut Down On Prescription Drug Costs By Shopping Around

Many people choose their pharmacy for reasons other than price. But shopping around on your prescription drugs can pay off.

03/29/2013

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