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W. Va. Teen Struck By Lightning

A teenager from West Virginia is recovering after being hit by lightning while playing softball at a church camp in Parkersburg. Zachary Sandy, 18, is in the burn unit at West Penn Hospital in Bloomfield.

07/13/2012

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Common Medications May Cause Weight Gain

Belinda Marsh hits the gym hard – four or five times a week. She started taking insulin for Type II diabetes. That’s when she started packing on the pounds.

04/10/2012

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West Penn Hospital’s ER Accepting Patients Again

Tuesday marked the grand reopening of the West Penn Emergency Room in Bloomfield after a 14-month hiatus.

02/14/2012

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Medical Frontiers Talks About Epilepsy

Dr. Pifer was joined in the studio today by Dr. Jack Wilberger and Dr. James Valeriano of Allegheny General Hospital Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery.

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Community Celebrates Reopening Of West Penn ER

Valentine’s Day will mark the grand opening of the West Penn Emergency Room in Bloomfield, reopening its doors to patients after a 14-month hiatus.

02/13/2012

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West Penn Hospital STAR Center Offers Free CPR Classes

For people whose hearts stop, bystander CPR is done in only one in three instances and only half the time it’s done right.

02/10/2012

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New Details Released About West Penn Hospital Renovations

Major upgrades are coming to West Penn Hospital. Officials announced the details during a news conference Wednesday morning.

11/16/2011

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WPAHS, Highmark Announce Deal

Officials with the West Penn Allegheny Health System and Highmark have formally announced a deal in which the insurer will take over the hospital network.

11/01/2011

At 8-pounds, 6-ounces, Devin Devon Pope was born September 21st at West Penn Hospital at 4:40 p.m.  on what would have been his uncle's 44th birthday.   (Credit: KDKA)

Slain Pittsburgh Officer’s Family Celebrates New Life

At 8-pounds, 6-ounces, Devin Devon Pope was born September 21st at West Penn Hospital at 4:40 p.m. on what would have been his uncle’s 44th birthday.

09/22/2011

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Hospitals Cracking Down On Cameras In Delivery Rooms

The birth of a child is special for any parent and a long-standing tradition has been to film the event. However, some hospitals are cracking down and aren’t allowing cameras in the delivery room anymore.

08/02/2011

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Major Changes Could Be Coming To West Penn Hospital

Highmark said it was buying West Penn Allegheny Health System Tuesday. The KDKA Investigators have learned that the announcement may involve major changes at West Penn Hospital.

06/28/2011

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Woman Gives Birth On Lawrenceville Street

A woman gave birth to a set of twins Sunday morning, but one child came a little early.

05/15/2011

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Mars Couple Delivers Baby In Garage

The youngest member of the Young family was so eager to come into the world, mom and dad didn’t even get a chance to get out of the garage.

03/18/2011

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Highland Park Fire Injures 5

HIGHLAND PARK (KDKA) -An early Sunday morning fire in Highland Park left five people injured. According to our news partners at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the fire started around 6:30 a.m. in the 5600-block of Hays […]

02/06/2011

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West Penn Allegheny To Form Medical School?

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The KDKA Investigators have learned the West Penn Allegheny Health System will announce the formation of a medical school. KDKA’s Marty Griffin reports sources indicate the new medical school will most likely […]

KDKA-TV–01/13/2011

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