Health

President Donald Trump speaks during a briefing with reporters in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, in Washington.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Associated Press
August 03, 2020 - 6:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is taking steps to give telehealth a broader role under Medicare, with an executive order that serves as a call for Congress to make doctor visits via personal technology a permanent fixture of the program. The order President Donald Trump signed on Monday...
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Tarrah Gibbons
August 03, 2020 - 6:02 pm
The first coronavirus patient to receive a double lung transplant is now speaking out about her experience. She wants to send an important message to people across the nation.
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RADIO.COM Staff
August 03, 2020 - 5:13 pm
Hundreds of partygoers didn’t let a global pandemic stop them from attending an annual boat bash in East Peoria, Illinois over the weekend.
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Tarrah Gibbons
August 03, 2020 - 3:46 pm
While the coronavirus affects millions, one couple is donating plasma to help save lives. The Texas couple has saved 68 lives and counting with their COVID-19 plasma donations.
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Tarrah Gibbons
August 03, 2020 - 3:39 pm
Teachers across the country have shared their honest fears of returning to the classroom as the back-to-school debate continues. An educator shared a video of her attempt to set up a classroom amid coronavirus.
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RADIO.COM Staff
August 03, 2020 - 1:11 pm
A new survey done by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention asked nearly 140,000 adults in the United States about their sleep habits, and found that those who made more money, were more likely to get a full night’s rest.
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Coronavirus testing at Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium parking lot
Joe DeStio/ KDKA Radio
Jeff Oravitz
August 03, 2020 - 12:58 pm
On Wednesday, nine new drive-thru test sites will open at various Walmart locations.
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White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows speaks during a press briefing in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House, Friday, July 31, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Associated Press
August 03, 2020 - 12:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Slow, grinding negotiations on a huge COVID-19 relief bill are set to resume Monday afternoon, but the path forward promises to be challenging and time is already growing short. Republicans are griping that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi won't drop her expansive wish list even as...
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Gabriela Arevalo
August 03, 2020 - 12:43 pm
As scientists come closer to developing a coronavirus vaccine viable for mass distribution, public health experts and government officials will need to decide who will be prioritized to get the COVID-19 shot first. This is how they will decide.
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Coronavirus testing at PA's State Lab
PA Department of Health
Jeff Oravitz
August 03, 2020 - 12:20 pm
All new cases are confirmed cases and are among 1,104 test results reported.
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