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January 08, 2019 - 1:59 pm
The U.S. cancer death rate has hit a milestone: It's been falling for at least 25 years, according to a new report.
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January 03, 2019 - 7:54 pm
The government reported that about 8.4 million Americans have signed up this year under the law
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January 03, 2019 - 2:22 pm
If you made a New Year’s Resolution, January 12th is a critical date.
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Joe DeStio
January 03, 2019 - 10:47 am
While numbers are far from final, the number of drug overdose deaths in Allegheny County for 2018 is expected to drop substantially from 2017.
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The hemp industry still has work ahead to win legal status for hemp-derived cannabidiol, or CBD oil.
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December 22, 2018 - 10:56 am
CBD oils have become increasingly popular in lotions, tinctures and foods, but their legal status has been murky and the Food and Drug Administration has sent warning letters to some companies making health claims for CBD.
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Melinda Roeder
December 21, 2018 - 5:08 pm
When it comes to DUI arrests, authorities say more people are under the influence of drugs than alcohol.
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December 18, 2018 - 3:08 pm
If you want to understand why U.S. life expectancy is declining, West Virginia is a good place to start.
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December 17, 2018 - 1:06 pm
Twice as many high school students used nicotine-tinged electronic cigarettes this year compared with last year, an unprecedented jump in a large annual survey of teen smoking, drinking and drug use.
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December 15, 2018 - 11:40 am
After a federal judge ruled that the Obama-era health overhaul was "invalid," President Donald Trump is looking to congressional leaders to come up with a replacement even as the White House says the current law will remain in place for now.
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Narcan (naloxone) will be used to help deal with overdoses of opiates and opioids
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December 13, 2018 - 11:35 am
Allegheny Health Department Director, Dr. Karen Hacker tells John what Naloxone is and what it does to a person when it is used. She explains how to use it and why it is being given out for free.
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