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Health Officials: 9 Additional Illnesses Tied To Romaine Lettuce E. Coli OutbreakThe CDC continues to warn against eating any romaine lettuce harvested from the central Coastal growing regions of Northern and Central California amid a multistate outbreak of E. coli illnesses linked to romaine lettuce.
Santa's Very Own Christmas Miracle, Receives Kidney DonationFor years, a local Santa has asked kids what they want for Christmas, but now he needs something for himself. Something that could save his life.
Doctors Issue Warning, Say Flaming Hot, Spicy Snacks Could Be Health HazardMore and more teens are being rushed to the hospital with severe stomach pain and other alarming symptoms after having too many spicy snacks.
Pa. Giving Away Anti-Overdose Drug Naloxone During Statewide Distribution DayPennsylvania is expanding efforts to make the anti-overdose medication naloxone available to the public with a statewide distribution day next week.
Recall Issued For Infant Ibuprofen Sold At CVS, Walmart And Family DollarOfficials have issued a recall for infant ibuprofen.
Former Steeler Brett Keisel Surprises Kids At UPMC Children's Hospital As 'Camo Santa'Former Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel surprised patients at UPMC Children's Hospital Tuesday morning.
Florida Girl At Center Of Worldwide Hunt For Rare Blood To Help Fight CancerThere is a worldwide search underway to find a matching donor for a 2-year-old Florida girl with some of the rarest blood in the world who is also battling cancer.
81 Hepatitis A Cases Reported In One W.Va. County Within 2 MonthsHealth officials say a West Virginia county reported a five-fold increase in hepatitis A cases within two months.
Terminally Ill Pa. Teen Asking For Christmas Cards From Around The WorldA terminally ill teenager from Pennsylvania is asking for some holiday cheer for Christmas.
Gateway Rehab's New Medical Director Weighs In On CDC’s Overdose Rate ReportA new report on overdose deaths released on Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control indicates more than 70,000 Americans died of overdoses in 2017.
Doctors Hoping New Technique Prevents Loss Of Feeling From Breast Reconstruction SurgeryPittsburgh doctors are among just a few nationwide using a new technique in breast reconstruction surgery.
Private School Won't Allow Religious Exemptions To Avoid Child VaccinationsA private school in Ohio has decided religious beliefs are no longer an excuse for refusing to have a child vaccinated.