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Josh Harrison Is In Good Spirits After Thumb Surgery

Josh Harrison had a feeling that his thumb injury was more than just a jammed finger when he slid into second base on Sunday, and it turns out, he was right.

93-7 The Fan–07/10/2015

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Harrison Undergoes Thumb Surgery, Out For 7 Weeks

The thumb injury suffered by the Pirates’ Josh Harrison is slightly worse than first expected.

07/09/2015

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Salvation Army Co-Workers Reunite After Kidney Transplant, Both Doing Well

It has been nearly a month since a Salvation Army employee gave a co-worker a second chance at life.

07/07/2015

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Salvation Army Employees Doing Well After Kidney Transplant Surgery

It was a big day for two Salvation Army employees. Kate Esker and Mike Riemer both underwent surgery at Allegheny General Hospital on Tuesday, and are recovering well. Esker donated a kidney to Riemer.

06/09/2015

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Mass. Company Develops Potentially Life-Saving Trauma Foam

To give wounded warriors a fighting chance, Dr. David King has teamed up with Arsenal Medical to develop a so-called trauma foam.

04/01/2015

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Local Doctors Using Cutting-Edge Approach To Knee Replacements

Hundreds of thousands of Americans get a knee replacement every year. Instead of a one-size-fits-all type of approach, what if you could customize the new knee to be exactly the same shape and size as your old one?

03/26/2015

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Owner Suing McMurray Animal Clinic Over Dogs’ Teeth Extraction

The owner of two Yorkshire terriers says she took her pets in for teeth cleaning, but when she picked them up from the veterinarian, most of their teeth had been extracted. However, the vet is telling another story.

03/10/2015

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Dukes Coach Scheduled For More Surgery

Duquesne’s stunning 10-point upset victory Saturday against Dayton was supposed to be celebratory.

02/22/2015

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Younger Patients Opting For Double Knee Replacements

Leo Wisniewski played football in college and professionally and his knees reminded him of this every day.

02/09/2015

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Animal Rescue League: Gracie Undergoing Course Of Physical Therapy

The Animal Rescue League says treatment for the little, paralyzed dog found on the side of the road in Penn Hills is moving along.

02/06/2015

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Paralyzed Dog Not A Candidate For Surgery, But Will Receive Physical Therapy

A special patient has been admitted to the Pennsylvania Veterinary Specialty Emergency Center.

02/02/2015

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Dog Undergoes Surgery After Eating Calf-High Boots

Doctors say a dog is recovering after surgery to remove a pair of calf-high leather boots the animal had eaten.

02/01/2015

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Animal Rescue League: Paralyzed Dog Will Have Surgery Next Week

The Animal Rescue League says they have raised about $5,000 needed to pay for a dog with paralyzed back legs that needs surgery.

01/30/2015

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Animal Rescue League Raising Money To Help Beagle With Paralyzed Back Legs

Staff at the Animal Rescue League call her Gracie. A driver found the unidentified beagle mix on the side of a road in Penn Hills, and brought her to the shelter.

01/29/2015

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False Alarm For Man Waiting For Heart Transplant

It was supposed to be the happy ending to a story we’ve been following for nearly a year.

01/15/2015

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