Health

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and Pennsylvania is taking the opportunity to call attention to the safety of Pennsylvania youth. Learn how you can participate year round.
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Sen. Bob Casey met with opioid impacted families.
Photo By: Shelby Cassesse
Shelby Cassesse
April 09, 2018 - 3:21 pm
Casey introduced legislation to support grandparents taking care of their grandchildren
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April 04, 2018 - 9:10 am
This is the first rabid animal reported in Allegheny County in 2018
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Donate Life Ribbon
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April is National Donate Life Month, and Monday Allegheny General Hospital held a special event for transplant recipients and donor families to share their stories of grief and survival
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Only 30% of qualified senior citizens in Pennsylvania receive SNAP benefits.
Courtesy: Commonwealth Media Services
Shelby Cassesse
March 30, 2018 - 1:51 pm
Only 30% of qualified senior citizens receive state nutrition assistance.
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Drug Overdose Fentanyl
Shelby Cassesse
March 29, 2018 - 11:17 am
Fentanyl-related overdoses saw a 38% increase from 2016 in Westmoreland County.
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Newborn Baby
Joe DeStio
March 28, 2018 - 10:29 am
The opioid epidemic in Pennsylvania is taking a toll on newborn babies.
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Photo Credit to Noah Hiles of KDKA Radio
Stephanie Scoletti, founder of Young Adult Cancer Support (YACS), tells her story of having to fight Leukemia at the age of 19 and what her organization does to help other teens battling cancer.
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March 27, 2018 - 8:14 am
The death is the 26th in the county this season, compared to just eight at this point last year.
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The Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation is teaming up with the Rite Aid Foundation and the Pennsylvania Attorney General to help fight drug abuse and addiction through education.
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