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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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Woman Killed In South Fayette Twp. ATV Crash

One woman was killed in an ATV accident in South Fayette Township Sunday night.

10/01/2012

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New Father Recalls Security Experience At Magee

Newborns are priceless and hospitals take the safety of these precious babies very seriously – something they explain to new parents. Adam Kirk and his wife Kristin just had a baby at Magee Women’s Hospital 10 weeks ago. The baby got two ID bands — one for the wrist, one for the ankle. Mom got an ID band, too.

08/24/2012

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Local Hospitals Weigh In On Breastfeeding Debate

At Magee Women’s Hospital, new parents are no longer sent home with a bag of free formula. The hospital stopped doing this to urge mothers to breast feed instead for the nutritional benefits, immune system building and bonding.

08/02/2012

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