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New Device May Help With Congestive Heart Failure

Fred Fortson loves to walk — in his neighborhood, to his favorite stores, to see his nearby relatives. But, congestive heart failure kept him from what he loved.

12/24/2013

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Injured Hockey Player Returns To Rink To Watch Team Play

A local hockey player who was severely injured during a game last month has returned to the rink.

12/21/2013

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1 Arrested After Nun Hospitalized Following Assault And Rape

Police are investigating after a nun was assaulted Friday in Aliquippa.

12/13/2013

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Local Doctor Developing Pain-Free Surgery Recovery

For some people, hip or knee surgery are inevitable. A local doctor is making the process a lot less painful using what you might call a special pain cocktail and his patients swear by it.

11/27/2013

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Pens’ Vokoun Out Indefinitely After Undergoing Surgery For Blood Clot

Pittsburgh Penguins backup goaltender Tomas Vokoun had surgery Saturday to remove a blood clot from his pelvis and will remain in the hospital for several days.

09/21/2013

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City Police Cmdr. Heading Back To Work After Crash

A Pittsburgh Police commander who was severely injured in a head-on crash last summer is heading back to work today.

09/16/2013

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Breast Cancer Breakthrough Helps Minimize Surgeries

Joy Taylor is about to have a lumpectomy. Her doctor is using a new FDA-approved device that helps breast cancer patients avoid additional surgery.

09/13/2013

Cortez Allen

Steelers CB Cortez Allen Undergoes Surgery On Knee

Pittsburgh Steelers starting cornerback Cortez Allen underwent minor surgery on his right knee today, the team announced.

08/02/2013

Wandy Rodriguez

Injured Pirate Pitchers Still On The Mend As Stretch Run Continues

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Pirates’ impressive pitching depth continued to be on display Monday night at PNC Park. They’ve had to lean on that depth with a number of injured hurlers still working toward a return–whether it’s this season or next.

93-7 The Fan–07/30/2013

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New Procedure Used To Treat A-Fib Patients

Dan Farren is an avid hunter. But he felt barreled over because of a heart condition — atrial fibrillation, or A-fib – which left him severely short of breath.

07/25/2013

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American Medical Association Now Recognizes Obesity As Disease

The nation’s largest medical group has just recognized obesity as a disease.

06/19/2013

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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.

KDKA-TV–06/05/2013

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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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