St. Clair Hospital

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3D Implants Could Reduce Knee Replacement Recovery Time

Mary Cowles had a traditional knee replacement in 2001. Just a few months ago she had a different kind of implant – a 3D knee.

11/19/2014

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St. Clair Hospital Conducting Ebola Preparedness Drills

Hospitals across the country are conducting drills to prepare for the possibility of a patient with Ebola-like symptoms.

10/16/2014

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Newborns At St. Clair Hospital Decked Out For Buctober

It appears that everyone in the Pittsburgh area is excited for Buctober – even these newborns.

09/30/2014

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New Study Raises More Questions About Morcellator Device In Gynecologic Procedures

There’s growing concern a device used during hysterectomies can spread cancer.

07/22/2014

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Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Offers New Treatment For Depression

To treat depression, people usually take pills.

05/13/2014

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FDA Discouraging Use Of Morcellator In Hysterectomy Procedures

Amy Reed, 40, is an anesthesiologist in Boston and the mother of six children ages, one to 12.

04/30/2014

Stabbing, generic, crime

1 Injured In Carnegie Bar Stabbing

One man is recovering after being stabbed inside a Carnegie bar early Sunday morning.

03/30/2014

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Cardiologist Explains Letang’s Condition

Kris Letang’s stroke is thought to be related to a hole in his heart.

02/07/2014

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Doctor: Broken Heart Syndrome Usually A Response To Intensely Stressful Events

Janet Ghise’s 14-year-old dog, Maggie, died unexpectedly at a kennel while she was on vacation. The Bethel Park native was devastated at the loss of her pet.

12/03/2013

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Medical Malls Gaining Popularity In Western Pa.

It used to be everyone got their medical care at or near a hospital in the city. Now, medical malls are springing up all over the region to bring medical care closer to the community with convenient locations, free parking, and one-stop-shopping.

05/13/2013

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CDC Warns Health Care Centers To Watch For CRE

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is asking health care centers to be on the lookout for bacteria resistant to a class of antibiotics. The bacteria are called carbapenam-resistant enterobacteriaceae, or CRE.

03/06/2013

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Cooling Is Key To Protecting Organs After Prolonged CPR

It’s a heart condition with no warning signs — not even chest pains — but it can quickly escalate into a medical emergency, even death.

01/10/2013

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Some Still Getting Sick Despite Getting Flu Vaccine

The flu vaccine is designed to protect against the most commonly circulating strains of the virus expected in a given season.

12/26/2012

Ben Roethlisberger

Local Orthopedic Surgeon Weighs In On Ben’s Rare Injury

The ribs are designed to protect the vital structures in your chest, but when ribs get injured, they can actually do damage. That’s the concern now with what Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is saying about his injuries.

11/14/2012

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Local Orthopedic Surgeon Weighs In On Big Ben’s Injury, Recovery Time

The quarterback is struck… and it seems Big Ben’s shoulder gets clocked. “Bruised ribs and bruised sternum are fairly common,” says Dr. Jon Tucker, an orthopedic surgeon at St. Clair Hospital. Turns out, it wasn’t his shoulder at all, but a sternoclavicular injury.

11/13/2012

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