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A nurse puts 3D glasses on the face of a surgeon before an operation at the Argenteuil hospital, in a Paris suburb, on July 25, 2013. AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR

Local Doctor Addresses Worries Ebola Outbreak Could Come To U.S.

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has claimed over 700 lives. Should we be worried about virus reaching the United States?

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Hemolung’s FDA Fight

Cystic fibrosis destroyed Jon Sacker’s lungs, and he was rejecting his first transplant.

07/02/2014

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Some Turning To IV Therapy To Treat Hangovers

Instead of taking aspirin, some people are turning to IV therapy to cure a hangover.

05/21/2014

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Once-A-Week Drug For Diabetes Under FDA Consideration

For type 2 diabetes, how about a shot that’s just once a week? The FDA is considering a medicine that would be a weekly shot. And it’s not insulin.

03/26/2014

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New Drug May Help Chronic Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain

Chronic pain, like the kind associated with arthritis, not only hurts, but can also be frustrating and depressing when it limits your ability to do the things you used to do.

03/19/2014

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FDA Approves Nerve-Stimulating Headband To Treat Migraines

Could a headband be a fix for migraines?

03/12/2014

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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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Doctors Use A Number Of Ways To Treat Winter Blues

Winter weather is not just tough on our cars, roads and pipes, it can also take a toll on our bodies and minds.

02/18/2014

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New Cream Treating General Redness From Rosacea

Princess Diana, Mariah Carey, Bill Clinton, W.C. Fields — ever notice the redness or bumpiness in their skin? It’s called Rosacea, a collection of signs and symptoms that affects up to one in 10 Americans.

02/04/2014

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New Implantable Device Helping Sleep Apnea Patients

Machines that you strap on at night, appliances you wear in your mouth, even surgeries to remove throat tissue — all measures people have resorted to because of sleep apnea.

01/09/2014

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Darlington Woman Charged With Shaking Baby

Charges have been filed against a Darlington woman accused of shaking a baby from Ellwood City.

12/20/2013

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New Medication Option For Women At High Risk For Breast Cancer

Susan Talbert does not have breast cancer, but she is at high risk of getting the disease.

12/13/2013

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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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FDA Approves New Treatment For Rosacea

Rosemary Stockinger sees a dermatologist to treat the red blotches on her face.

12/06/2013

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Duquesne University Doctor Develops New Cancer Treatment

It’s being called the first of its kind.

12/05/2013

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