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Federal Health Official On Ebola: States Have Options

For Americans wondering why President Barack Obama hasn’t forced all states to follow a single, national rule for isolating potential Ebola patients, the White House has a quick retort: Talk to the Founding Fathers.

10/28/2014

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Skin Cancer Detection Apps Prove Unreliable

Can skin cancer be diagnosed over the phone? A study at the University of Pittsburgh says be wary.

01/17/2013

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Study: Child Birth Takes Longer Now Than 50 Years Ago

A National Institutes of Health Study in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology says women today take 2.6 hours longer in labor with their first child and two hours longer for subsequent children.

04/03/2012

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NIH Director Talks Medical Research Advances In Pittsburgh

The National Institutes of Health is the nation’s medical research agency, responsible for making important discoveries that improve health and save lives. Pittsburgh plays a part in making those discoveries.

04/22/2011

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Can Vitamin D Help Asthma Sufferers?

Local asthma researchers want to see if vitamin D along with inhaled steroids will help decrease symptoms.

04/21/2011

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Study Finds Maternal Link To Alzheimer’s Risk

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A family history of Alzheimer’s disease isn’t a guarantee you’ll get it, but it can increase your risk. “They’re very concerned about their risk based on having a family history,” says Carol […]

03/01/2011

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