Health

No Smoking Sign
Dreamstime.com
Joe DeStio
February 12, 2020 - 5:29 pm
There would be no more smoking in any public place in Pennsylvania under legislation proposed by a Pittsburgh state lawmaker.
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Coronavirus research at Pitt
University of Pittsburgh
Andrew Limberg
February 12, 2020 - 4:43 pm
The University of Pittsburgh is working on a vaccine for the coronavirus.
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Jennifer Bloodworth
February 10, 2020 - 1:39 pm
Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro is taking JUUL to court, accusing the company of endangering the health of residents and violating consumer protection law.
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A traffic policeman adjusts his mask on a street in Beijing, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020. China's coronavirus death toll on Sunday have surpassed the number of fatalities in the 2002-2003 SARS epidemic, but fewer new cases were reported in a possible sign its spread may be slowing as other nations step up efforts to block the disease. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
Associated Press
February 09, 2020 - 5:02 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China's virus death toll rose by 89 on Sunday to 811, passing the number of fatalities in the 2002-2003 SARS epidemic, but fewer new cases were reported in a possible sign its spread may be slowing as other nations stepped up efforts to block the disease. Some 2,656 new virus cases...
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A view of Kents Hill Park Training and Conference Centre, ahead of the repatriation to the UK of the latest Coronavirus evacuees who are due to land at RAF Brize Norton on Sunday, in Milton Keynes, England, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 34,800 people worldwide. (Joe Giddens/PA via AP)
Associated Press
February 09, 2020 - 7:41 am
MADRID (AP) — Spain confirmed its second case of the new virus from China, and a plane evacuating more than 200 people from the Chinese city at the center of the epidemic landed Sunday in Britain. The coronavirus case was detected in Mallorca, a popular vacation island in the Mediterranean Sea,...
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Protests against ICE
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Associated Press
February 08, 2020 - 12:07 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The mother of a 5-year-old Guatemalan boy sued U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement over the medical care he has received in detention for a head injury suffered before the family was arrested. The lawsuit filed late Friday in California asks a judge to order the child to be...
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In this Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, photo, a nurse feeds water to a patient in the isolation ward for 2019-nCoV patients at a hospital in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province. The number of confirmed cases of the new virus has risen again in China Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, as the ruling Communist Party faced anger and recriminations from the public over the death of a doctor who was threatened by police after trying to sound the alarm about the disease over a month ago. (Chinatopix via AP)
Associated Press
February 08, 2020 - 8:44 am
BEIJING (AP) — The rate of increase in new cases of the virus in China rose again after a brief respite, as the death toll rose to 722 on the mainland and countries around the world enforced stricter measures to contain its spread. A U.S. citizen died of the virus in Wuhan, the city at the center...
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Doctor
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Nick Horwat
February 07, 2020 - 8:06 pm
The Pennsylvania Department of Health has updated their guidance for travelers returning from mainland China.
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People wearing masks, attend a vigil for Chinese doctor Li Wenliang, in Hong Kong, Friday, Feb. 7, 2020. The death of a young doctor who was reprimanded for warning about China's new virus triggered an outpouring Friday of praise for him and fury that communist authorities put politics above public safety. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Associated Press
February 07, 2020 - 3:00 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China's ruling Communist Party faced public anger and recrimination Friday over the death of a doctor who was threatened by the authorities after trying to sound the alarm about the new coronavirus back in December. The death toll, meanwhile, rose to nearly 640, and the number of...
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PA State Park Playground
DCNR
Andrew Limberg
February 07, 2020 - 2:44 pm
No more smoking at state park playgrounds.
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