Health

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October 23, 2018 - 4:29 pm
PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – On Tuesday, Governor Tom Wolf signed a new bill which will authorize enhancement to the Pharmaceutical Assistance Contract for Elderly Needs Enhancement Tier (PACENET) program. This bill, Act 87 (previously known as House Bill 270), will make the PACENET program...
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Sandra Day O'Connor
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October 23, 2018 - 12:19 pm
Sandra Day O'Connor, the first woman on the Supreme Court, announced Tuesday that she has the beginning stages of dementia, "probably Alzheimer's disease."
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In this Oct. 16, 2018 photo, yard signs are stacked outside a public hearing in Lincoln, Neb., for Initiative 427, the Medicaid Expansion Initiative.
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October 21, 2018 - 12:50 pm
Nebraska isn't the only conservative state where residents are bypassing a legislature that has refused to expand Medicaid.
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Melinda Roeder
October 19, 2018 - 2:29 pm
Friday is National Mammography Day and local medical experts are urging women to take action.
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Some health insurance customers in Pennsylvania will be paying less for coverage under the Affordable Care Act in 2019.
Joe DeStio
October 18, 2018 - 3:37 pm
Some health insurance customers in Pennsylvania will be paying less for coverage under the Affordable Care Act in 2019.
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Doctor
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October 18, 2018 - 3:02 pm
An expert at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh says while there's no cure for the polio-like disease known as AFM, there are things parents can do to prevent its spread.
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Fall Allergies
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Larry Richert and John Shumway
October 17, 2018 - 11:51 am
Fall is here. A chill is in the air — and so are allergens.
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Larry Richert and John Shumway
October 17, 2018 - 11:12 am
The recreational use of marijuana is now legal in Canada.
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Marijuana
Larry Richert and John Shumway
October 17, 2018 - 10:23 am
Recreational cannabis use is now legal across Canada but don’t expect that to happen in Pennsylvania anytime soon.
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