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'The 10 Percent Club': Researchers Try To Determine Why Some Pancreatic Cancer Patients Outlive The OddsSix years ago, Kathy Miller had severe pain in her back. She thought it was her gallbladder.
Pa. Supreme Court Hears Arguments On Case Claiming Pesticide Chemicals Caused Man's LeukemiaThe state Supreme Court heard oral arguments from both sides Wednesday at the City-County Building in downtown Pittsburgh on whether some common pesticides caused a local man to die from cancer.
‘Rage Yoga’ Releases 'Negative Energy' With Alcohol, Profanity And Obscene GesturesAn alternative twist the usually deep breathing meditation and soothing poses of traditional yoga is becoming all the rage in Kansas City.
Health Officials Warning Pa. Residents Of Measles Exposure At Philadelphia International AirportAnyone who visited the Philadelphia International Airport last week may have been exposed to the measles, health officials announced Friday.
Grilling The Experts On Plant-Based Meats: Are They Really Healthier?From sit-down restaurants to fast-food chains, even some convenience stores, a lot of places are now selling meatless burgers.
New Cancer Vaccine Shows Shows Early Promise In Human Clinical TrialsDoctors say a new vaccine undergoing clinical trials at the Mayo Clinic has effectively removed cancer cells, providing new hope for cancer survivors. Lee Mercker was the first to participate in the clinical trial. In March, she was shocked to learn she had breast cancer.
Report: 100,000-Plus People Admitted Into Pa. Hospitals Last Year For Mental HealthMore than 100,000 people were taken to hospitals in Pennsylvania last year for a mental health disorder.
New York Files Federal Lawsuit Against 22 Online E-Cigarette Vendors For Targeting Young PeopleNew York City has filed a federal lawsuit claiming 22 online e-cigarette retailers targeted sales toward young people.
Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, And Syphilis Cases Hit A Record High In The U.S.U.S. infections from three sexually transmitted diseases have risen for the fifth consecutive year.
New Drug Targets Aggressive Subtype Of Breast CancerAs a 31-year-old newlywed and mother of a 2-year-old, breast cancer was the last thing on Aubrey Morgart's mind until she found a lump in her left breast.
After 5 Years Of Trials, Doctors Create Human Liver From ScratchDoctors at the Pittsburgh Liver Research Center have made a significant breakthrough in creating a human liver for trials.
Researchers Study Links Between Sleep, Sleep Medicine And DementiaDo you notice your thinking is affected by how you sleep?