Health

Allegheny County Health Department
Andrew Limberg
October 11, 2019 - 11:15 am
A new burger place in Oakland has been ordered closed by the Allegheny County Health Department.
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Associated Press
October 10, 2019 - 12:50 pm
Everybody seems to be having fun when the kids in a new public service announcement are just playing football, until one boy is thrown to the ground and the background music turns ominous.
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The Food and Drug Administration says third-party testing methods may be to blame for the high amount of carcinogens found in heart burn medicine, but a voluntary recall remains in place for ranitidine capsules, commonly sold as Zantac.
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MATVRÅ bibs
Consumer Product Safety Commission
Jennifer Bloodworth
October 09, 2019 - 11:05 am
KEA is recalling 7,000 MATVRÅ baby bibs over a choking hazard.
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Associated Press
October 08, 2019 - 9:21 pm
The antipsychotic drug Risperdal is at the center of the lawsuit, with the plaintiff's attorneys arguing it's linked to abnormal growth of female breast tissue in boys
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FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2018 file photo, James Hetfield of Metallica performs on day two of the Austin City Limits Music Festival's second weekend in Austin, Texas. Metallica says its frontman Hetfield has entered rehab, and the band is canceling its upcoming tour in Australia and New Zealand. Three of the heavy metal band’s members, drummer Lars Ulrich, guitarist Kirk Hammett and bassist Rob Trujillo, posted a statement Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, on Twitter announcing the decision and apologizing to fans. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
Associated Press
September 27, 2019 - 9:49 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Metallica says its frontman James Hetfield has entered rehab, and the band is canceling its upcoming tour in Australia and New Zealand. Three of the heavy metal band's members posted a statement on Twitter Friday announcing the decision and apologizing to fans. The statement by...
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dreamstime
Jennifer Bloodworth
September 27, 2019 - 1:12 pm
Allegheny County’s walk-in flu vaccine clinic opens Monday.
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Andrew Limberg
September 27, 2019 - 12:57 pm
HARRISBURG (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - Pennsylvania could soon become the fourth state to raise the minimum age for buying tobacco and vaping products from 18 to 21. The state Senate passed the change 43-6 and now the measure is heading to the House. Monroe County Republican Senator Mario Scavello...
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U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper
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Associated Press
September 26, 2019 - 9:13 pm
Military suicides surged this year to a record high among active duty troops
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Associated Press
September 26, 2019 - 8:43 pm
Hundreds more Americans have been reported to have a vaping-related breathing illness, and the death toll has risen to 13
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