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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.

21 hours ago

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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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Study: UV Radiation May Be Addictive

New research shows there may be something addictive about UV radiation.

08/15/2014

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Cheer Up Pittsburgh! New Study Shows City One Of Unhappiest In The Country

A new study says Pittsburgh is the second most “unhappiest” city in the United States.

07/23/2014

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New Study Reveals Possible Link Between Sleep Apnea & Hearing Loss

Sleep apnea has been linked to heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, diabetes and obesity. Now, add hearing loss to the list.

06/12/2014

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Survey Paints Bleak Picture Of Pa. School Funding

A survey of the financial condition of Pennsylvania’s public schools shows a discouraging pattern of property-tax increases, cutbacks in school programs and employee layoffs.

06/05/2014

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New Study Ranks Pittsburgh No. 2 Safest City For Pedestrians

While you may think jaywalking is more the rule than the exception here, Pittsburgh has actually walked its way to becoming the second safest pedestrian metro area.

05/20/2014

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Study Finds Link Between Statin Users And High-Calorie Diets

Millions of Americans take medication to keep the cholesterol in check.

04/25/2014

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New Study Finds Cardio Is Good Way For Young People To Preserve Memory

A new study finds there could be a simple way young adults can preserve their memory and thinking skills as they grow older – more cardio.

04/02/2014

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Treating An Esophagus Trending Toward Cancer

Cheryl Begg struggled her whole life with reflux, a condition where stomach acid flows back into her swallowing tube, or esophagus.

03/25/2014

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New Study Says Women More Likely To Develop Alzheimer’s

Who is more worried about Alzheimer’s disease? Men or women?

03/19/2014

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Study Looks At Borderline High Blood Pressure And Stroke Risk

David Larson, 65, was first diagnosed with borderline high blood pressure, or pre-hypertension, in his mid-20s.

03/12/2014

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Study: Childhood Obesity Risk Can Be Detected Earlier

A new study says signs of which children are at risk for childhood obesity can be detected earlier than some may think.

01/29/2014

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