Health

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(Felice Frankel via AP)
February 07, 2019 - 3:11 pm
Scientists figured out how to hide a shot inside a pea-sized pill — creating a swallowable gadget, inspired by a tortoise shell, that can inject medicines like insulin from inside the stomach.
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Breast Implant
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February 07, 2019 - 2:29 pm
U.S. health officials say doctors should be on the lookout for a rare cancer linked to breast implants after receiving more reports of the disease.
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Robert Mangino
February 07, 2019 - 10:25 am
There is another attempt in Harrisburg to force UPMC and Highmark to work with each other.
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Ebola Blood Test
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February 06, 2019 - 11:41 am
A patient is being tested for Ebola at a hospital in Philadelphia, although officials don't believe the patient has the potentially deadly illness.
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(Doug Mills/The New York Times via AP, Pool)
February 06, 2019 - 11:33 am
President Donald Trump is launching a campaign to end the HIV epidemic in the United States by 2030, targeting areas where new infections happen and getting highly effective drugs to people at risk.
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February 05, 2019 - 1:13 pm
The Allegheny County Health Department has closed down Las Palmas #2 in Oakland after a reinspection found initial health violations were not rectified.
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signs posted at The Vancouver Clinic in Vancouver, Wash., warn patients and visitors of a measles outbreak.
(AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus,File)
February 02, 2019 - 1:00 pm
A measles outbreak near Portland, Oregon, has revived a bitter debate over so-called "philosophical" exemptions to childhood vaccinations as public health officials across the Pacific Northwest scramble to limit the fallout.
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(AP Photo/The Augusta Chronicle, Michael Holahan)
January 31, 2019 - 12:48 pm
A new report estimates that nearly half of all U.S. adults have some form of heart or blood vessel disease, a medical milestone that's mostly due to recent guidelines that expanded how many people have high blood pressure.
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Food and Drug Administration campus in Silver Spring, Md.
(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
January 30, 2019 - 8:40 pm
The first generic version of the popular Advair asthma inhaler has been approved by U.S. regulators.
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Signs posted at The Vancouver Clinic in Vancouver, Wash
(AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)
January 30, 2019 - 7:45 pm
Authorities say there are now 40 confirmed cases of measles in a Pacific Northwest outbreak.
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