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'One Should Not Make The Claim That These Are Safe': Ohio State University Researchers Study VapingWhen a 31-year-old woman came to the hospital with trouble breathing and coughing, doctors first thought she had pneumonia.
'We're Losing Facilities Like Dominoes': State Senator Says New Bill Could Make Difference In Dire Ventilator ShortageA funding crisis sweeping across the state will soon reach the Pittsburgh area and impact the facilities that care for ventilator-dependent patients.
Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Imposes Thousands In Fines Against U.S. SteelThe Allegheny County Health Department thousands of dollars in more fines against U.S. Steel.
2 More Flu Deaths Reported In Allegheny CountyThere have been two more deaths from the flu in Allegheny County.
Study: 5 Healthy Habits In Middle Age Could Help You Live 10 Years LongerHealthy habits such as exercising for at least 30 minutes a day or drinking in moderation can help you stave off diseases for an extra decade, according to new research.
'I Can Change What May Be In The Future': Woman With Alzheimer's Gives Update 1 Year After Experimental Procedure
WVU Doctors Hoping To Make Heart Health Testing Easier With MagnetocardiographyWith so many heart tests available, from EKGs to stress tests and nuclear studies and echocardiograms to heart MRIs, is there a smarter way to figure who needs which test?
Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Reports First Flu-Related Death This SeasonThe first flu-related death of the season has been reported in Allegheny County.
Study: Marathon Training Can Slow The Aging ProcessResearchers say if you want to slow the aging process, run a marathon.
Gov. Wolf Launches 'Reach Out PA,' Mental Health InitiativeA sweeping effort to improve mental health services and change public perceptions has been announced by Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf.
Do You Smoke? Then You Can't Work For U-Haul In Pa. And Several Other StatesU-Haul said it will stop hiring people who use nicotine in the 21 states where companies are allowed to consider tobacco use when making hiring decisions.
Trump Administration Plan To Curb Teen Vaping Includes Some Flavor ExemptionsU.S. health officials will ban most flavored e-cigarettes popular with underage teenagers.