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Doctors: HOF QB Jim Kelly Has No Evidence Of Cancer

Pittsburgh native and Hall of Fame Buffalo Bills’ quarterback Jim Kelly is reportedly cancer free.

08/20/2014

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New Report Says Back Injuries On The Rise For Young Athletes

Youth sports are a whole different ballgame from when most parents were in school.

05/02/2014

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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 Stem Cell Procedure Gives Hope To Pain Sufferers

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) Stem cells have been used to treat cancer patients, multiple scleroses, and other conditions. Now, a local practice, Rehabilitation and Pain Specialists, is now bringing to the Pittsburgh area a non-surgical adult stem cell procedure to treat pain in patients.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/21/2014

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Local Doctor Developing Pain-Free Surgery Recovery

For some people, hip or knee surgery are inevitable. A local doctor is making the process a lot less painful using what you might call a special pain cocktail and his patients swear by it.

11/27/2013

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Medical Frontiers: Spine Injury

Dr. Gerald Pifer was joined by Dr. David Jho to discuss spine injury.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/24/2013

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Many Turning To ‘Alexander Technique’ For Pain, Stress Relief

Remember when your mom kept telling you to stand up straight? As it turns out, she was on to something. Little kids move their bodies with natural ease whether sitting, standing or bending. For most of us, that begins changing after the age of 3 or 4.

11/12/2012

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Consumer Reports’ Tips To Save Money On Medicine

Many Americans grappling with the high cost of medicine may be putting themselves in harm’s way, according to the Consumer Reports National Research Center.

09/18/2012

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Local Chiropractor Helping Relieve Pets In Pain

You may turn to a chiropractor to work out your aches and pains, but would you take your pet for an adjustment?

02/29/2012

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Things Not To Do When Treating Chronic Pain

From your head to your back to your legs, no matter where it is when you have a pain, you just want it to stop. But did you know there’s a whole list of things you should never do to treat pain?

09/29/2011

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Painful Arthritis Condition, Gout, Plaguing Younger People

Gout is one of the most painful arthritis conditions, and it’s no longer a problem only for older people. It’s now attacking people as young as 30.

08/17/2011

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New App Helps To Keep Pain Away

There’s a new high-tech way to prevent and get rid of pain that you can use anywhere, at home or on the road.

06/29/2011

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Alexander: Now Or Never For Buccos

The Pittsburgh Pirates have the exact same record (18-22) right now as they did a year ago. Is there any reason to believe that this season will have a better ending than last?

93-7 The Fan–05/16/2011

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Giannotti: I’ve Had My Fill

In this very same blog space I wrote about how I was actually enjoying “Dancing with The Stars” and how I was rooting for Hines to win the Mirror Ball trophy…yada yada yada. Well last night I just lost my mind. I simply can’t take it anymore.

93-7 The Fan–05/10/2011

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