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High Blood Pressure Medication Recalled For Cancer-Causing IngredientPrinston Pharmaceutical Inc. has voluntarily recalled one lot of Irbesartan and seven lots of Irbesartan HCTZ Tablets due to a detection of trace amount of an unexpected impurity found in an ingredient.
KDKA Investigates: Alarming Number Of Teens Becoming Addicted To Nicotine Through VapingLocal schools say vaping is becoming a huge problem among students, and experts add that teen nicotine addiction is up dramatically because of it.
Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Reports First Flu Death Of SeasonThe Allegheny County Health Department is reporting its first flu-related death of the season.
WVU Expert Reports Uptick In Black Lung DiseaseA West Virginia expert says while some think the coal industry is declining, something else is rising -- the number of black lung cases.
NFL Drops Appeal Over Dementia Claims In Landmark Concussion CaseThe NFL abruptly dropped its plan Wednesday to challenge approved dementia diagnoses in a landmark concussion case as players' lawyers accuse it of trying to delay payments and rewrite the $1 billion settlement.
New Treatment Showing Promise For Enlarged Prostate PatientsA new procedure is being touted as a breakthrough for treating enlarged prostate.
New Shock Treatment Showing Promise For COPD PatientsA new treatment for a common lung problem is showing promise for some patients.
Experts Offer Warning Signs For Internet Gaming AddictionIf you think your kids are addicted to video games, like Fortnite, you're not alone.
Pharmaceutical Companies Begin 2019 By Raising List Prices On Nearly 300 DrugsSixty pharmaceutical companies kicked off 2019 by raising list prices on nearly 300 drugs, according to an analysis by Rx Savings Solutions.
WVU Study Suggests Patients Are More Satisfied With Postoperative Care Through TelemedicineA medical professor at West Virginia University has completed a study that suggests patients may have greater satisfaction with care after surgery through telemedicine.
Common Blood Pressure Medicine Linked To Skin CancerResearchers have found a connection between a common medicine for high blood pressure and a certain type of cancer.
CDC: Nearly 200 Cases Of AFM Confirmed In U.S. In 2018Nearly 200 cases of Acute Flaccid Myelitis were confirmed in the United States in 2018.