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Doctor’s New Book Looks Closely At Substance Abuse Treatments

All drug and alcohol programs now rely on a 12-step program but is that really the best way to kick your habit? Author Dr. Lance Dodes uncovers what he believes to be the truth in his new book, “The Sober Truth: Debunking the Bad Science Behind 12-Step Programs and the Rehab Industry.”

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/20/2014

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Zohydro: Controversy Over Addicts Versus Patients

Zohydro, what’s the deal with that? Pintek stirs up controversy with interesting remarks.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/19/2014

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Later School Start Time Could Increase Student Achievement

A new study shows that if you were to push back the start time by a half hour or an hour you will drastically improve your students achievement levels. The change will also lower risks of fighting, car accidents, and help the student’s hormones develop.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/19/2014

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University Of Virginia Professor Shares Stories Of Children He Says Were Reincarnated

James Leininger was only 2 years old when he first started talking about his memories.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/17/2014

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Ireland Native Offers Some History On St. Patrick’s Day

Who knew that March 17 wasn’t the day St. Patrick was born, but actually the day he died? And did you know that St. Patrick’s Day used to be associated with blue, not green?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/13/2014

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Judge Dzvonick Given The Respect For Law Award

Ask The Judge takes on hot issues like dealing with pesky pot holes, tenant conflicts, and expanding a driveway. All after Judge Robert Dzvonick was surprised with a great award.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/05/2014

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Officials Blaming Obesity On food Industry, Want Medicaid Help

Should the food industry be held responsible for health problems like the tobacco industry was?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/28/2014

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Ask The Leaders: Fitzgerald And Peduto Talk Pittsburgh

Mayor Peduto and Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald sit down to discuss the winter weather, ALCOSAN and the possibility of a new administration under Peduto.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/27/2014

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CMU Robotics Professor Warns Of Growing Technology

Illah Nourbakhsh, Professor of Robotics at The Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, does not help create the types of robots you will see in Terminator-like movies or even in the military.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/23/2014

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FCC Prepares To Question Journalists

The FCC has plans to study the inter-workings of news rooms across the country. They plan on questioning television and radio stations as well as newspapers on how they choose their news stories.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/20/2014

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Pittsburgh Tops Charts For Most Expensive Cities For ‘Yuppies’

On Locality.com, yuppies rank Pittsburgh 15th in most expensive city for them to live in.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/19/2014

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Rob Cochran Discusses New Method Of Selling Cars

The 2014 Auto Show brought all the big dealers in the city together to share the new cars coming out this year. Rob Cochran, President and CEO of #1 Cochran Automotive, talked with Mike Pintek about the new cars on his 21 dealership lots.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/18/2014

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KDKA Warmathon Raises Thousands For Low-Income Families

The 2014 Warmathon has raised enough money to keep the heat on for 835 local, low income families. So far, 5,300 families have been helped by The Dollar Energy Fund since 2009.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/14/2014

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Columbia Professor Says Public Is “Misinformed” About Drug Use

As many people across the world become addicted to drugs, and locally people are dying from ultra-strong batches of heroin, one expert says we are misinformed about drugs and addiction.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/11/2014

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Adult Vaccines Could Help Prevent Many Common Viruses

As we get older we take less care on preventative vaccines, but the CDC is hoping to inform more adults about vaccines can prevent shingles, pneumonia, and cancer.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/06/2014

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