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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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Black Pepper…Fat Fighter?

A study in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry looked at black pepper’s effect on fat.

05/08/2012

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Snacks In Moderation May Sabotage Your Diet

Do you have a daily indulgence in your diet? Even in moderation, your everyday treat may sabotage your weight.

04/26/2012

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New Experimental Drug To Prevent Male Pattern Baldness

Going bald is on the mind of a lot of men. A protein in the scalp called PGD2 (prostaglandin D2) may be part of the problem.

03/22/2012

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Things To Watch Out For When Choosing Healthy Food

Some foods are considered healthy, but the way they’re made or packaged may make them less healthy.

03/09/2012

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Sleep Could Be Key To Weight Loss

So, you’ve made your New Year’s resolutions and you’ve been sticking to it: eating right, exercising regularly. But your weight hasn’t budged. What gives? Well, maybe it’s your sleep.

01/18/2012

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Procedure Easing Knee Pain For Some Patients

Doctors say 75 percent of people who are physically active will get a knee injury at some point. For the more serious cases, the damage can lead to arthritis or to a total joint replacement, but there’s a technique that can prevent that.

11/16/2011

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Hospitals Cracking Down On Cameras In Delivery Rooms

The birth of a child is special for any parent and a long-standing tradition has been to film the event. However, some hospitals are cracking down and aren’t allowing cameras in the delivery room anymore.

08/02/2011

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Shooting Sends Officials To St. Clair Hospital

A shooting sent officials to St. Clair Hospital on Friday night.

07/08/2011

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Government Food Pyramid Replaced By Plate

Remember the food pyramid? Well, it’s history. Welcome “the plate.”

06/02/2011

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Radial Heart Catheterizations Becoming More Popular

Going on vacation is supposed to be relaxing. It was anything but relaxing for a local man who ended up with life-threatening problems in Aruba. Luckily, he was able to come home and get treatment that is becoming more available in the United States.

03/09/2011

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Can Soft Drinks Influence Risk For Stroke, Heart Attack?

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — You may think you’re cutting your risk of stroke and heart attack by switching to diet soda, but you may not be eliminating your risk completely. Some preliminary data suggests otherwise. You […]

02/09/2011

A doctor at St. Clair Hospital is using GPS-like technology to find cancer in lungs.

New Technology Helps Local Doctor Map Lungs

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — GPS is pretty common on our dashboards, but doctors are now using similar technology in lungs. Tim Bachurski was dealing with a lung spot on a chest x-ray. A CT scan revealed […]

11/12/2010

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