Health

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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
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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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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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President Donald Trump speaks during a ceremony where he will sign an executive order that calls for upfront disclosure by hospitals of actual prices for common tests and procedures to keep costs down, at the White House in Washington, Monday, June 24, 20
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June 24, 2019 - 4:00 pm
The idea is to give patients practical information that they can use to help save money.
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Entertainer and activist Jon Stewart lends his support to firefighters, first responders and survivors of the September 11 terror attacks at a hearing by the House Judiciary Committee as it considers permanent authorization of the Victim Compensation Fund
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June 24, 2019 - 2:11 pm
The fund is being depleted and has cut benefit payments by up to 70 percent.
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