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Prevention

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Firefighters Urge Importance Of Maintaining Smoke Alarms

We changed the clocks this past weekend and firefighters are reminding everyone to also change the batteries in their smoke detectors.

11/05/2013

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Vets Issue Warning About Increased Tick Population

Right now, ticks are enjoying a fall resurgence of substantial proportions and local vets have their hands full and pet owners need to be on the alert.

10/22/2013

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Genes Providing Clues As To Whether Breast Cancer Prevention Drugs Will Work

Clues as to whether drugs to prevent breast cancer will work can be found in your genes.

06/13/2013

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Police, Neighborhood Group Working Together To Reduce Strip District Car Break-Ins

Even a gloomy Friday isn’t enough to dampen the high spirits of the Strip District. Whether local or tourist, this is the destination for a Primanti Bros. sandwich or a chat at the Penn-Mac cheese counter. But Strip patrons leaving valuables in parked vehicles are tempting fate.

01/11/2013

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Can Aspirin Help Prevent & Fight Cancer?

A daily regimen of aspirin is known to help battle heart disease, but a new study suggests it may help prevent and fight cancer as well.

03/21/2012

bedbug

Experts Offer Advice On Getting Rid Of Bed Bugs

The spread of bedbugs continues to make headlines across the country. “Three years ago, we would have four calls a year (about bedbugs). Now we’re getting 40 calls a day,” said Thomas Scott from Orkin’s […]

KDKA-TV–11/03/2010