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Pittsburgh Doctors Head WWE Medical Team

They sell out arenas everywhere they go. Hundreds of thousands of fans watch in person every year. Millions shell out millions of dollars on pay per view television to watch the men and women of WWE.

02/19/2014

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Teachers Union Opposes $40 Mil Grant’s New Evaluation System

Gathering in the cold, community leaders and parents called on the Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers to adopt high standards of evaluation — saying lower standards hurt teachers, parents.

02/17/2014

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UPMC Institutes New Flu Testing Policy For Employees

If you have had the flu this year, you are not alone. People all across the area are dealing with it.

02/13/2014

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Many Patients Being Misdiagnosed With Asthma

Asthma is a lifelong disease that can cause wheezing, coughing and shortness of breath, but experts say not everyone diagnosed with asthma actually has it.

12/04/2013

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Many Come Together, Call For More Testing On World AIDS Day

It wasn’t an offering of communion or a traditional service, even as the congregation sang.

12/02/2013

UPMC Cardiovascular Screenings

On Friday, Feb. 1, UPMC’s Heart and Vascular Institute and the American Heart Association are set to offer free heart screenings, including blood pressure, body mass index, cholesterol and blood glucose testing.

01/31/2013

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State Police Suspend Breathalyzer Testing

You’ve had a big night out and find yourself inching along with a sobriety checkpoint straight ahead. But if Pennsylvania State Police are doing the testing, troopers will only be using blood sampling and no breathalyzers.

01/31/2013

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Consumer Reports Tests Space Heater Safety

Sales of portable space heaters start to take off this time of year and while they may keep you and your family warm during the winter months, they can be dangerous.

09/11/2012

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Late Composer Marvin Hamlisch Was ‘A Friend To Pittsburgh’

Marvin Hamlisch, the award-winning composer and conductor of the Pittsburgh Pops has died at age 68.

08/07/2012

Consumer Reports’ “Mystery Fish” Investigation

Americans spent more than $80 billion on seafood last year. That’s up five billion from the year before, but Consumer Reports’ just-released investigation shows people aren’t always getting the fish they’re paying for.

10/28/2011

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Investigation Shows Consumers Don’t Always Get Fish They Pay For

Americans spent more than $80 billion on seafood last year. That’s up five billion from the year before, but Consumer Reports’ just-released investigation shows people aren’t always getting the fish they’re paying for.

10/28/2011

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Consumer Reports Tests New Vehicle Safety Features

When you are buying a car, there is a lot to consider, but safety should be right at the top of the list. Car makers are coming out with a number of interesting, new safety features, but which ones really make a difference?

08/16/2011

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Consumer Reports’ Best Vacuums

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – You can pay anywhere from $50 to more than $1,000 for a vacuum. Whatever amount you pay, you want one that does a good job and doesn’t need lots of repairs. Consumer […]

02/18/2011

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