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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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New Heart Attack Plan Being Put In Place For Region

Emergency care for heart attacks is getting a new focus.

11/07/2013

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Vets Issue Warning About Increased Tick Population

Right now, ticks are enjoying a fall resurgence of substantial proportions and local vets have their hands full and pet owners need to be on the alert.

10/22/2013

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Reported Cases Of ‘Super Lice’ On The Rise At Schools

A strain of super lice is going around local schools this year. They’re not your average lice because these are resistant to the usual treatments.

10/10/2013

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New Breast Cancer Drug: Benefit And Cost

Grandmother, wife and artist Joan Esposito has breast cancer — a specific kind called “HER-2 positive.”

10/03/2013

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Personalized Treatment For Ovarian Cancer Has Positive Results

The usual way doctors choose cancer drugs is based on what works on the majority of people. But, the majority isn’t everybody, but that approach may be changing.

09/05/2013

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Medical Frontiers: Blood Cancer

On this edition of Medical Frontiers, Dr. Gerald Pifer welcomed Dr. Cyrus Khan to discuss blood cancer.

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New Procedure Helping To Reduce Excessive Sweating

Sweating is a part of life. We all sweat, but for some people, it can be excessive and embarrassing. Now, a new procedure is promising a long-term fix.

08/02/2013

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Pittsburgh Zoo’s Bull Elephant Battling Autoimmune Disease

Officials at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium say a young bull elephant is being treated for a non-contagious autoimmune disease that is preventing skin lesions from healing.

08/01/2013

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