Health

Larry receiving his flu shot
Rob Graner
Larry Richert and John Shumway
October 09, 2018 - 10:49 am
There is no way to predict how bad the flu season is going to be each year.
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October 09, 2018 - 9:51 am
Backers of broad marijuana legalization are looking to break through a geographic barrier in November and get their first foothold in the Midwest after a string of election victories in Northeastern and Western states.
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Old Lady Driving
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Robert Mangino
October 08, 2018 - 6:58 pm
AAA East Central and their safety partners are teaming up and holding two events in the Pittsburgh area this week to help make sure that our senior drivers fit their vehicles and are able to navigate the roads properly.
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(AP Photo/Caleb Jones, File)
October 08, 2018 - 9:07 am
Preventing an extra single degree of heat could make a life-or-death difference in the next few decades for multitudes of people and ecosystems on this fast-warming planet, an international panel of scientists reported Sunday. But they provide little hope the world will rise to the challenge.
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Ground Beef
dreamstime
October 04, 2018 - 2:17 pm
An Arizona company has recalled more than 6.5 million pounds of beef that could be contaminated with salmonella.
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Mosquito
October 04, 2018 - 11:55 am
The Allegheny County Health Department is reporting fourth and fifth cases of probable West Nile Virus among humans this year.
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Robotic Stuffed Animal Easing Treatment For Children Diagnosed With Cancer
October 03, 2018 - 5:04 pm
This robotic toy may be just what the doctor ordered to help the more than 15,000 children every year, who are diagnosed with cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. My Special Aflac Duck helps children communicate their feelings and cope with their illness. Helping sick kids became a...
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dreamstime
October 02, 2018 - 2:58 pm
A veto by California Gov. Jerry Brown blocking a supervised drug injection site in San Francisco has left the mayor deciding whether to go it alone on the issue.
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Andrew Limberg
Marty Griffin and Wendy Bell
October 02, 2018 - 12:53 pm
Two-thirds of the way into his cancer treatment, Marty Griffin gave listeners an update on his health Tuesday.
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