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Varicose Vein Removal Now Made Easier

Many people have varicose veins and most people think they’re just unsightly. However, they can also lead to serious problems and getting rid of them isn’t always easy. Now, there’s an easier solution to make your legs look and feel dramatically better.

06/05/2013

Ben Roethlisberger

Ben Roethlisberger Undergoes Knee Surgery

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger underwent minor knee surgery Wednesday the team announced.

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Sentinel Node Surgery Is Safe And Effective

Last summer, Sharon Herring-Turner had cancer removed from her breast, along with 25 lymph nodes under her arm.

06/03/2013

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Flat Feet More Common Than You Might Think

“She was on swim team, marching band, always active, rifle team, she did a lot of things,” says Maureen Onder about her daughter.

05/24/2013

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More Young People Turning To Surgery For Hip Pain Relief

Hip pain is something many people are forced to live with. But, what if there was a way to relieve the pain and continue to do all the activities you love?

05/15/2013

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Wounded Officer Grew Up In Verona, Described As A Very Private Person

Eight years with Pittsburgh Police and now the force is rallying around Officer Morgan Jenkins who was shot in the line of duty early Thursday morning.

04/11/2013

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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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