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New Procedure To Pierce, Destroy Fibroids Giving Sufferers Relief

Edna Annan is about to have surgery to take care of fibroids, but she’s not having a hysterectomy.

04/05/2013

Sidney Crosby

Report: Crosby Out Indefinitely With Broken Jaw

A day after Sidney Crosby took a puck to the face, the team has announced he will be out indefinitely with a broken jaw.

03/31/2013

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Bunion Cases Growing In Younger Patients

Who would have thought that a high school freshman would get hit with bunions? It’s a condition a local orthopedist is seeing in younger patients.

02/21/2013

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Former UPMC Doctor Leads Hopkins Team In Double Arm Transplant

Brendan Marrocco is excited to have two new arms, and he’s quickly learned to use them.

01/29/2013

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Local Sisters Find Strength In Battle Against Breast Cancer

Once there were four Resnik sisters. Dianna died of breast cancer in 2001 after being diagnosed while pregnant with her second child. The other three sisters are now, in some manner, dealing with it, too.

11/22/2012

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Local Teen Receives Much-Needed Liver Donation

A local teenager received the liver he desperately needed, while clinging to life at Children’s Hospital.

11/10/2012

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From Socks To Safety Pins… How To Protect Your Dog From Eating Dangerous Items

You’ve heard the old saying about how kids say the darnedest things; well, perhaps the same thing can be said about what dogs will eat.

08/08/2012

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WWE’s ‘Great Khali’ Undergoes Successful Surgery In Pittsburgh

“The Great Khali” is one of the most recognizable stars in the WWE. He’s known for punishing his opponents in the ring, but now he’s taking a break to recover from a surgery he had in Pittsburgh.

07/30/2012

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Police: Injured City Police Commander Has Long Road To Recovery

A Pittsburgh Police Commander remains at Allegheny General Hospital after she was seriously hurt Friday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash in Robinson Township.

07/28/2012

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Local Practice Offering Bladeless Cataract Surgery

William Allsopp of Bethel Park is having a cataract removed, all without a scalpel.

07/25/2012

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Meet CMU’s Snake Robot, Your New Surgeon

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to CMU robotics professor Howie Choset about how his snake robots are revolutionizing medicine- and everything else.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/31/2012

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4-1-Zoo: Tray Woodall, J.J. Moore To Undergo Surgery

Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — Junior point guard Tray Woodall and sophomore small forward J.J. Moore will undergo respective surgeries Friday morning.

93-7 The Fan–04/19/2012

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New Treatment Allows Brain Aneurysm Patients To Avoid Major Surgery

Having a brain aneurysm is like having a ticking time bomb inside your head. So when a local woman suddenly found out she had one, she was glad to hear of a new treatment that allowed her to avoid major surgery.

03/07/2012

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Pirates’ Burnett Fractures Orbital Bone, To Have Surgery

The Pirates say pitcher A.J. Burnett is set to have surgery Friday after being diagnosed with an orbital fracture of his right eye.

03/01/2012

Trenton Coles

“Mr. High School Sports” – Pitt Recruit Won’t Need Surgery

Contrary to original belief, one of Paul Chryst’s incoming freshmen may be ready to play this fall.

93-7 The Fan–02/24/2012

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