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Study: Pittsburgh Drivers Spend Nearly 3 Days Stuck In Traffic Per Year

According to a new study, Pittsburgh drivers spend nearly three-full days a year stuck in traffic.

03/31/2015

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AAA Study: Distracted Driving Getting Worse, Especially Among Young Drivers

With all the school programs and laws, you’d think distracted driving would be on the decline, but a new AAA study says it’s getting worse, especially among young drivers.

03/30/2015

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FDA Study Finds Little Evidence Of Antibiotics In Milk

In an encouraging development for consumers worried about antibiotics in their milk, a new Food and Drug Administration study showed little evidence of drug contamination after surveying almost 2,000 dairy farms.

03/10/2015

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Pitt Researchers Studying How To Keep Back Pain From Becoming Long-Term Problem

Just about everyone has back pain at some point in their life.

02/25/2015

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Australian Study Shows Anger Increases Risk Of Heart Attack

Two new studies are highlighting some factors that may increase a person’s risk of developing certain cardiovascular issues.

02/24/2015

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Yale’s Canine Cognition Center Studying The Minds Of Man’s Best Friend

Have you ever wondered what your dog is thinking?

02/11/2015

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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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City Councilwoman Backing Legislation To Study Local Daycares

Nearly two thirds of children under the age of 5 are from families where both parents work.

11/18/2014

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Pittsburgh Named No. 1 City For Veterans Starting Out

Pittsburgh has topped lists as one of the best places to live for several years – and it turns out it’s no different for veterans.

10/28/2014

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Science Center Releases STEM Study Findings

The Carnegie Science Center just released the results of a study it commissioned. The focus was on STEM- science, technology, engineering, and math education.

10/07/2014

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Could Blood Types Be Linked With Patterns Of Disease?

People may know their blood type, but they may not think about associated patterns of disease.

10/06/2014

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Pitt Study Giving New Hope In Fight Against Prostate Cancer

Predicting how prostate cancer will progress has been much like flipping a coin. But a local discovery could change that.

09/16/2014

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New Hormone Treatment May Reduce Damage To Brains Of Premature Babies

Not getting enough oxygen or blood flow to the brain of a premature baby can have long-lasting impact on strength, intellect and behavior.

09/10/2014

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Local Ophthalmologists See Rise In Exfoliation Syndrome

It’s called exfoliation syndrome. While it may sound like something having to do with your skin, it’s actually a dangerous eye condition.

09/04/2014

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New Study Says Children With Autism Have More Synapses

A new study suggests that children who have autism may have more synapses in their brain than other kids.

08/22/2014

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