Health

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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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Fall is here. A chill is in the air — and so are allergens.
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The recreational use of marijuana is now legal in Canada.
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Recreational cannabis use is now legal across Canada but don’t expect that to happen in Pennsylvania anytime soon.
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October 16, 2018 - 3:41 pm
U.S. health officials on Tuesday reported a jump in cases of a rare paralyzing illness in children, and said it seems to be following an every-other-year pattern.
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October 16, 2018 - 11:58 am
Obesity surgery may dramatically lower the danger of heart attacks and strokes in patients with diabetes, new research suggests, reinforcing evidence that benefits extend beyond weight loss.
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Electron Microscope Image Of The Chickenpox Virus
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October 12, 2018 - 10:11 am
A small but growing proportion of the youngest children in the U.S. have not been vaccinated against any disease, worrying health officials.
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