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Children's Hospital Researches Investigating Lyme Disease Spike In Pittsburgh-AreaIt used to be rare in this area, but now it is commonplace -- the tick-borne, bacterial infection Lyme disease.
Allegheny General Hospital Utilizing Robots To Assist With Brain SurgeryWould you really want a robot helping the surgeon who's operating on you?
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Diabetes Breakthrough: Common Vaccine Can Improve Blood Sugar Levels Long-TermResearchers at Mass General Hospital announced a breakthrough in treating Type 1 Diabetes.
New Study Finds Viruses In Brain Might Play A Role In Alzheimer'sA provocative new study says viruses that sneak into the brain just might play a role in Alzheimer's.
New Research Suggests Drinking Before Surgery Can Help RecoveryTypical instructions before surgery had been nothing to eat or drink after midnight, but that may be changing.
Smoking Rates In U.S. Hit All-Time Low, CDC SaysAbout 14 percent of U.S adults admit to being smokers last year, down from about 16 percent in 2016, government figures from the CDC show.
Downtown Subway Restaurant Hit With Consumer Alert Over Cockroach InfestationThe Subway restaurant on Liberty Avenue in Downtown Pittsburgh has been hit with a consumer alert over a cockroach infestation.
New Allegheny Health Network Hospital To Be Built In BrentwoodA new Allegheny Health Network hospital will be built in Brentwood.
Former Pa. Gov. Ed Rendell Says He Has Parkinson'sFormer Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell says he was diagnosed three-and-a-half years ago with Parkinson's disease.
WHO Classifies 'Gaming Disorder' As Mental Health ConditionThe WHO announced 'gaming disorder' as a new mental health condition to be included in the latest edition of its International Classification of Diseases on Monday.
3D Printing Providing Surgeons With Valuable Pre-Operation InformationCutting-edge technology is making surgeries safer for patients and easier for doctors.

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