Health

A new study of major metropolitan area ranks Pittsburgh 4th worst in number of days with elevated air pollution levels.
Joe DeStio
Joe DeStio
July 12, 2018 - 12:11 pm
PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) – A new study of major metropolitan area ranks Pittsburgh 4th worst in number of days with elevated air pollution levels. The report for PennEnvironment says the Pittsburgh area recorded 121 days of moderate or high smog and particulate levels in 2016. The Riverside...
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Credit: American Red Cross
July 10, 2018 - 8:03 am
PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - The Red Cross says they are in desperate need of blood donations. Officials say this time of the year is normally slow for donations, but this year has been especially bad. Red Cross Communications Manager Regina Bratton telling KDKA Radio what kind of blood their...
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Utility Bills
Robert Mangino
July 09, 2018 - 7:17 pm
Summer heat is proving dangerous for low-income families and elderly individuals struggling to pay for utilities.
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Pirates Fans
Joe DeStio
The Mike Pintek Show
July 09, 2018 - 3:38 pm
The national PLAY campaign will be stopping by PNC Park tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. to educate and promote the importance of children living a healthy lifestyle and disability inclusion.
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Paul Rasmussen
July 04, 2018 - 8:56 am
PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - A Heat Advisory is in effect this afternoon and evening from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Real Feel values could reach 101 with a high around 90 and dew points in the low 70s. AccuWeather's forecast here . The combination of heat and humidity may cause heat stress for people...
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Robert Mangino
July 03, 2018 - 6:42 pm
When it comes to the 4th of July, the celebrations and family get togethers may be great for some people, but when it comes to veterans who have seen combat and have experienced some of the horrors of war, the 4th of July is very difficult.
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Groundhog
Dreamstime
July 03, 2018 - 1:04 pm
PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - A groundhog that was killed by a dog in Mount Lebanon has tested positive for rabies, The Allegheny Health Department confirmed Tuesday. It was killed near the 500 block of Sleepy Hollow Road. The health department said in a statement: “All county residents should...
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DO NOT USE
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July 02, 2018 - 11:47 am
New research offers fresh grounds for drinking coffee, showing that it may boost chances for a longer life.
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Paul Rasmussen
July 02, 2018 - 6:57 am
PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - Almost 8,000 cases of Wish Bone salad dressing are being recalled. The FDA says the 15 oz. bottles of Wish Bone House Italian Salad Dressing have an ingredient error on the label. The recalled bottles do not declare the product contains milk and egg. Anyone who...
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