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Report: Hospitals Bracing For ‘Polar Vortex Baby’ Surge

It was only a few short months ago that the Polar Vortex had its icy grip on the area. Now, local delivery rooms are preparing for a surge in “Polar Vortex babies.”

08/04/2014

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Eye Vitamins Are The Newest Health Trend

From daily multivitamins to those specifically for heart health, bone health, skin health, and now eye health — vitamins have quickly become a multi-billion dollar business.

06/18/2014

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Local Girl Gives Back On Her 8th Birthday

Mya Fox learned early in life that it’s better to give than receive.

04/18/2014

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New Device Could Be Game-Changer For Treating Diabetes

Terilyn Gillespie has had diabetes almost her whole life.

03/14/2014

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OSHA Concerned For Outdoor Workers During Heat Wave

They call that hot, scorching period between July and early September the “dog days of summer.” And with this season comes some major risks.

07/17/2013

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Flat Feet More Common Than You Might Think

“She was on swim team, marching band, always active, rifle team, she did a lot of things,” says Maureen Onder about her daughter.

05/24/2013

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Teen Hit By Lightning On Road To Recovery

It was last summer when KDKA’s David Highfield stood outside West Penn Hospital.

05/21/2013

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“Olivia” & “Noah” Top Local List Of Popular Baby Names

Get used to more Olivias and Noahs in the world, according to a list of some of the most popular baby names in our area.

12/28/2012

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Top Pittsburgh Baby Names For 2012

The list of the top baby names for 2012 at the West Penn Allegheny Health System is out.

KDKA-TV–12/27/2012

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Family Happy To Bring Premature Babies Home For The Holidays

It’s been a merry Christmas for one couple who was able to bring their premature babies home for the holidays.

12/25/2012

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Piano Prodigy Dazzles West Penn Hospital Staffers

A piano prodigy from the East Hills received the “Yes I Can” award last year, in the nation’s capital. On Friday afternoon, he dazzled West Penn Hospital staffers at a holiday party in Bloomfield.

12/07/2012

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Neighbors Concerned After Garfield Double Shooting

Police are investigating after two people were injured in a Sunday night shooting in Garfield.

09/10/2012

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2 Wounded In Garfield Shooting

Police are investigating a shooting in Pittsburgh’s Garfield neighborhood that sent two men to the hospital Sunday evening.

09/09/2012

Medical Frontiers: Rheumatologic Diseases

Dr. Gerald Pifer was joined on NewsRadio1020 KDKA’s Medical Frontiers by Dr. Angela Stupi. Dr. Stupi is a West Penn Allegheny Health System Rheumatologist.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/20/2012

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Local Hospitals Weigh In On Breastfeeding Debate

At Magee Women’s Hospital, new parents are no longer sent home with a bag of free formula. The hospital stopped doing this to urge mothers to breast feed instead for the nutritional benefits, immune system building and bonding.

08/02/2012

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