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Scotty McCreery Helping Support the American Cancer Society

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio1020 KDKA) – American Idol Season 10 Winner and “See You Tonight” singer, Scotty McCreery, is doing what he can to help give cancer the boot. The American Cancer Society works very hard to […]

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Local Researcher Studying Ways To Extend The Lives Of Pets

Is there a way to help your dog or cat live longer? And not just longer, but also with a better quality of life?

02/02/2015

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“Connor’s Cure” Raising Money For Pediatric Brain, Spinal Cancer

A local child’s brave battle against cancer inspired a new charity, with some professional wrestling star power behind it.

06/23/2014

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Former Pittsburgher Was Researcher In New Bestseller On “Zodiac Killer”

A new book just out on California’s infamous Zodiac Killer is on the New York Times Bestseller List.

05/30/2014

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Research: Autism Set In Motion Before Birth

New research points to autism being set in motion even before birth.

03/27/2014

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Johns Hopkins Teaming Up With Allegheny Health Network

The statistics are stunning: 44 percent of American women will develop a life-threatening cancer in their lifetime.

01/24/2014

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Could The “Instagram Diet” Help You Shed Pounds?

Just a picture of a decadent dessert or an enticing entrée can make our mouths water.

12/27/2013

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Thousands “Step Out” To Raise Money For Diabetes Research

Thousands were out on the North Shore Sunday for the annual “Step Out” walk to stop diabetes.

10/27/2013

Can Sprite Cure A Hangover?

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The best cure for a hangover is… Sprite! That is according to a study published in the Journal “Food and Function.” Chinese researchers looked at 57 drinks, including herbal infusions, tea, and […]

10/10/2013

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New Study Says Omega-3 Benefits To Memory May Be Overrated

Foods rich in Omega-3 fatty acids are supposed to have many health benefits, especially for your heart and brain. But a new study suggests the benefits for your memory might be a bit overrated.

09/25/2013

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Budget Cuts Threaten Local Energy Lab

The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), with two big facilities in South Park and Morgantown, is not well-known, but — working with local universities — it’s America’s fossil fuel research lab.

08/21/2013

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New Study Focuses On Autism, Development Of Language Skills

Niko Stevens loves playing with his big brother, Shawn. Niko is 3. He is autistic and doesn’t speak.

05/29/2013

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New Study Focuses On Light Drinking During Pregnancy

New research suggests that light drinking during pregnancy may not be harmful to the child later on in life.

04/17/2013

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Study: 75% Of Packaged Food For Toddlers Has Too Much Salt

Three new studies about salt were presented Thursday at a meeting of the American Heart Association. One shows that most packaged food for toddlers contain more than the recommended amount.

03/21/2013

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Researchers: BPA May Increase Chance Of Childhood Asthma

Like many moms, Laura Lieb worries about how chemicals in cans and plastics could affect her 3-year-old. She takes steps to avoid one in particular – bisphenol a, also known as BPA.

03/01/2013

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