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April 08, 2019 - 11:49 am
Zapping the brains of people over 60 with a mild electrical current improved a form of memory enough that they performed like people in their 20s, a new study found.
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Raccoon
April 08, 2019 - 11:27 am
PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - A rabid raccoon was found in Indiana Township, Allegheny County, near the 200 block of Little Deer Creek Road last week. This is the seventh rabid animal, and the fifth raccoon, found in the county this year. A bat and a cat are the other animals. The rabies virus...
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Dozens of patients attended an advocacy session Friday sponsored by the Pennsylvania Health Access Network
Joe DeStio
Joe DeStio
April 05, 2019 - 3:42 pm
PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - Dozens of patients attended an advocacy session Friday sponsored by the Pennsylvania Health Access Network. There, patients hurt by the pending UPMC-Highmark split learned how they will be affected and what they can do about it. There’s not much time until the end...
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Shelby Cassesse
April 03, 2019 - 2:08 pm
One local organization is starting an initiative to attract and retain local blood donors
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April 03, 2019 - 2:04 pm
U.S. health officials are investigating whether electronic cigarettes may trigger seizures in some people who use the nicotine-vaping devices.
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MDC1 (blue) signaling to T helper cells (yellow) that harbor latent HIV
Donna Stolz, Ph.D./ University of Pittsburgh, Center for Biologic Imaging
Jennifer Bloodworth
April 03, 2019 - 12:10 pm
A new breakthrough in HIV research out of the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.
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Marty Griffin and Wendy Bell
April 02, 2019 - 4:44 pm
Pennsylvania State Senator Daylin Leach no longer wants parents to have the option to not vaccinate their kids for religious or philosophical reasons in the commonwealth.
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April 02, 2019 - 1:22 pm
President Donald Trump is suggesting he will defer until after 2020 his push for a Republican health care plan to replace the Affordable Care Act.
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April 02, 2019 - 12:52 pm
One morning last fall, 4-year-old Joey Wilcox woke up with the left side of his face drooping.
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In this March 25, 2019 photo, Elliot Dougherty, left, and his husband Matthew Eledge, second left, react during the delivery of their daughter at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Neb. Matthew Eledge's mother, Cecile Eledge, volunteered to be the surr
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April 01, 2019 - 4:40 pm
A 61-year-old Nebraska woman who served as a surrogate mother for her son and his husband has given birth to a baby girl.
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