Health

Joe DeStio/KDKA Radio
July 02, 2019 - 5:06 pm
The number of confirmed MRSA cases at Pittsburgh's Children's Hospital remains six babies and six staff members.
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This Feb. 22, 208 photo provided by Orange County Public Schools shows a coffee stand at Cypres Creek High School in Orlando, Fla. Orange County schools did not receive dairy industry grants for the coffee bars, but the local dairy council provided chalkboard-style signs and menus. (Orange County Public Schools via AP)
July 02, 2019 - 1:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Coffee bars selling $3 iced lattes are popping up in high schools, helped along by dairy groups scrambling for new ways to get people to drink milk. It's one small way the dairy industry is fighting to slow the persistent decline in U.S. milk consumption as eating habits change and...
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Lynne Hayes-Freeland
July 02, 2019 - 12:03 pm
PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - A dozen cases of MRSA have been reported at UPMC Children's Hospital neonatal intensive care unit. Containment and infection prevention protocol is in place, but is the public at risk? On KDKA Radio, Dr. Meghan Brown tells Lynne Hayes-Freeland many people carry...
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People gather at the state Capitol to rally in support of abortion rights in Sacramento, Calif
(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
June 30, 2019 - 10:59 am
A federal judge in San Francisco permitted the change on Saturday.
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June 29, 2019 - 11:53 am
The outbreak includes papayas sold in Pennsylvania.
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June 28, 2019 - 3:56 pm
A Missouri commissioner on Friday ruled that the state's only abortion clinic can continue providing the service at least until August as a fight over its license plays out, adding that there's a "likelihood" that the clinic will succeed in the dispute.
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Marty Griffin and Wendy Bell
June 28, 2019 - 12:49 pm
Imagine being to breathe into a surgical mask for around three to five minutes and find out if you have cancer?
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Joe DeStio/ KDKA Radio
June 28, 2019 - 12:19 pm
The Allegheny County Health Department is announcing what it calls a groundbreaking agreement with US Steel over air quality violations from coke and other emissions from its Clairton Coke Works.
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Shelby Cassesse
June 27, 2019 - 2:22 pm
San Francisco officials recent passed a ban on the sale of e-cigarettes
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Larry Richert and John Shumway
June 25, 2019 - 9:45 am
The new deal between UPMC and Highmark is a victory for patients that could set a new precedent for choice in health care.
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