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Primary Care Providers Can Help Teens Find, Manage Treatment For Depression

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — About 11 percent of adolescents in the United States have an episode of depression by age 18. “A combination of medicine and therapy can be effective, and in certain circumstances, either medicine […]

08/28/2014

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Stem Cells Being Used To Treat Knee, Joint Pain

After injuries from gymnastics and dance when she was younger, Linda Morning-Starpoole was having terrible knee pain.

02/19/2014

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Gene Therapy Scores Big Wins Against Blood Cancers, Including In Case Of Pa. Girl

In one of the biggest advances against leukemia and other blood cancers in many years, doctors are reporting unprecedented success by using gene therapy to transform patients’ blood cells into soldiers that seek and destroy cancer.

12/07/2013

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For Depression: Counseling Or Acupuncture?

A recent study says both work equally well.

10/08/2013

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New Test May Better Predict Breast Cancer Recurrence

Can breast cancer recurrence be predicted? Typically doctors use tumor size, spread, and what it looks like under the microscope.

09/19/2013

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New Pill Therapy May Reduce Allergy Symptoms

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – For people with a runny nose and itchy, watery eyes during grass pollen season, the options for controlling symptoms include antihistamines, which work sometimes, or cumbersome nose sprays. A therapy available in […]

01/18/2011

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Hormone Replacement Therapy Risky For Women

In a study in the “Journal of the American Medical Association,” for the first time researchers are saying not only is there an increased risk of breast cancer with hormone replacement therapy, but also an […]

KDKA-TV–10/20/2010

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