Health

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May 07, 2019 - 7:49 pm
Black women, along with Native Americans and Alaska natives, are three times more likely to die before, during or after having a baby.
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Andrew Limberg
May 07, 2019 - 4:29 pm
The Allegheny Health department is offering free measles vaccinations on Wednesday to help curb the outbreak in the Pittsburgh area.
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Joe DeStio
May 07, 2019 - 11:16 am
With trees blooming, allergy sufferers are filling doctor's waiting rooms.
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Andrew Limberg
May 06, 2019 - 4:03 pm
The Allegheny Health Department has released additional information on places around the area the four people could’ve exposed others.
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May 06, 2019 - 3:58 pm
People are putting nature in more trouble now than at any other time in human history, with extinction looming over 1 million species of plants and animals, scientists said Monday.
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May 06, 2019 - 1:54 pm
U.S. health officials say at least 60 more measles cases have been reported, increasing a 2019 tally that is already the highest in 25 years.
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May 02, 2019 - 2:15 pm
A Connecticut state lawmaker says her children were threatened online by a person who opposes mandatory vaccinations for all school children
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Lynne Hayes-Freeland
May 01, 2019 - 3:19 pm
A new study is pointing out the possible dangers of the Netflix hit “13 Reasons Why”, a show about a teenage girl that commits suicide and leaves a box of 13 cassette tapes behind.
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Andrew Limberg
April 30, 2019 - 5:07 pm
The Allegheny County Health Department says an un-vaccinated adult has tested positive for measles. It’s the first case in 2019 for the county.
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April 29, 2019 - 2:14 pm
Burger King could soon be selling plant-based burgers nationwide.
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