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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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Doctors Working On Revolutionary Treatment For Heartburn

A lot of people get heartburn, but for some, it gets worse with time. Now, local doctors might be close to a revolutionary new treatment.

07/11/2013

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County Testing Point State Park Fountain For Legionnaires’ Disease

The Allegheny County Health Department is testing the water in the fountain at Pittsburgh’s Point State Park after a recent visitor was diagnosed with Legionnaire’s disease, which is commonly spread by waterborne bacteria.

07/02/2013

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Genes Providing Clues As To Whether Breast Cancer Prevention Drugs Will Work

Clues as to whether drugs to prevent breast cancer will work can be found in your genes.

06/13/2013

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Dermatologists Discuss Treatments For Acne In Adults

When you hear about acne, you might think it’s a problem that only teenagers battle. But a lot of adults get it, too. And it’s just as embarrassing and frustrating, perhaps more so.

05/09/2013

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Study: Treatment, Care For Dementia More Costly Than Heart Disease, Cancer

New research shows dementia is more costly than heart disease or cancer.

04/03/2013

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Local Vet Seeing Benefits Of Stem Cell Treatment

The debate has raged for years about stem cells, but Butler County Veterinarian Mike Hutchinson is completely sold on their effectiveness.

03/18/2013

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Local Doctor Weighs In On Former President Bush’s Hospitalization

Former President George H.W. Bush has been a patient at Houston Methodist Hospital since Nov. 23 and in the intensive care unit since Dec. 23 with a persistent fever.

12/27/2012

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New Study Aims To Determine Relation Between Vitamins & Asthma

Are vitamins and asthma related? Previous studies show that lung function is worse in asthmatic children with a vitamin D deficiency, even when treated with inhaled steroids.

10/22/2012

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Ultrasound Offering Arthritis Patients Some Relief

Doctors have found a new way to diagnose and treat arthritis, and the technology is saving doctors and patients both time and money.

04/20/2012

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New Parkinson’s Disease Treatment Could Improve Lives

Doctors in Britain say a radical new treatment for Parkinson’s disease could improve the lives of millions who suffer from the disease.

04/13/2012

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Laser Device Promises Long-Lasting Treatment For Cellulite

The FDA has approved a new laser device that promises long-lasting treatment for cellulite. Marianne Piland is healthy and fit, but there is one thing she doesn’t like about her body.

03/28/2012

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Tumor DNA Testing To Help Guide Treatment For DCIS

For women with a type of breast cancer called ductal carcinoma in situ, or DCIS, a new test is available to help guide treatment and determine if radiation is the proper course of action.

12/28/2011

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Things Not To Do When Treating Chronic Pain

From your head to your back to your legs, no matter where it is when you have a pain, you just want it to stop. But did you know there’s a whole list of things you should never do to treat pain?

09/29/2011

iGrow Hair Loss Treatment

You’ve probably heard of lasers being used to get rid of unwanted hair, but a new laser therapy that promises to re-grow hair is getting a lot of attention.

05/22/2011

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