Health

Child at Spray Park
July 13, 2018 - 5:36 pm
With a hot weekend in the forecast, Pittsburgh Citiparks reminds residents that spray parks are open daily and cooling centers will be open throughout the weekend.
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Dreamstime
July 13, 2018 - 11:34 am
Friday is a Code Orange air quality day in the Pittsburgh region.
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Andrew Limberg
July 13, 2018 - 9:14 am
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a popular Kellogg's cereal has been linked to a salmonella outbreak that has infected 100 people in 33 states.
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A new study of major metropolitan area ranks Pittsburgh 4th worst in number of days with elevated air pollution levels.
Joe DeStio
Joe DeStio
July 12, 2018 - 12:11 pm
PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) – A new study of major metropolitan area ranks Pittsburgh 4th worst in number of days with elevated air pollution levels. The report for PennEnvironment says the Pittsburgh area recorded 121 days of moderate or high smog and particulate levels in 2016. The Riverside...
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Credit: American Red Cross
July 10, 2018 - 8:03 am
PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - The Red Cross says they are in desperate need of blood donations. Officials say this time of the year is normally slow for donations, but this year has been especially bad. Red Cross Communications Manager Regina Bratton telling KDKA Radio what kind of blood their...
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Summer heat is proving dangerous for low-income families and elderly individuals struggling to pay for utilities.
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Pirates Fans
Joe DeStio
The Mike Pintek Show
July 09, 2018 - 3:38 pm
The national PLAY campaign will be stopping by PNC Park tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. to educate and promote the importance of children living a healthy lifestyle and disability inclusion.
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Paul Rasmussen
July 04, 2018 - 8:56 am
PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - A Heat Advisory is in effect this afternoon and evening from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Real Feel values could reach 101 with a high around 90 and dew points in the low 70s. AccuWeather's forecast here . The combination of heat and humidity may cause heat stress for people...
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