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Poison Control Center Calls Increasing Because Of E-Cigarettes

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A source of poisoning in Pittsburgh is actually electronic: e-cigarettes. “The volume of calls is definitely increasing,” says Pittsburgh Poison Control Center Director Dr. Michael Lynch. To use e-cigarettes, you would pour [...]

04/04/2014

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FDA Approves Nerve-Stimulating Headband To Treat Migraines

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Could a headband be a fix for migraines? The Food and Drug Administration is convinced by Belgian studies that this could be helpful to those who suffer from this common type of [...]

03/13/2014

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Study: C-Section Babies More Likely To Have Adult Weight Issues

Abby Parkes needed a caesarean section to deliver her son, Lucas.

It was a decision she did not take lightly.

“It was for health reasons, really. If I had a choice, I would have had a natural birth,” she says.

03/03/2014

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Are Electronic Devices Making Kids Nearsighted?

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Computers, tablets, cell phones – is all this focusing on tiny electronic devices taking a toll on our childrens’ eyes? “The parents come in here and say, ‘oh, I was in sixth [...]

02/03/2014

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Shifting Sleep Bad For Your Genes

Which is worse for your DNA – being sleep-deprived or shifting your sleep?

Shifting your sleep, for instance due to shift work or jet lag, is worse for your genes.

01/28/2014

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Today on the Queen Latifah Show (11/19/13)

In honor of “Fearless Living Week,” Queen welcomes a powerhouse group of experts to help breakthrough some of life’s biggest roadblocks.

11/19/2013

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Today on The Queen Latifah Show – Chris Colfer

October 28th, 2013 “Glee” star Chris Colfer discusses plans for the show’s final season and his latest bestselling book. Then, a tribute by one of the nation’s top Glee Clubs. Musician Elie Goulding gives insight on her [...]

10/28/2013

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Adagio Health Hot Pink Pittsburgh

Saturday, September 28 August Wilson Center. A fiery evening of jazz with Pittsburgh’s best performers to benefit Adagio Health! Featuring Dane Vannatter and Quartet, Maureen Budway and REED DANCE! Adagio Health provides healthcare, preventive health [...]

09/25/2013

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Best Budget Fitness Classes In Pittsburgh

If the prospect of joining a gym sends chills up your spine or the idea of committing to a long term membership contract is not your style, then check out some of the places on this list. Here are the best budget fitness classes in Pittsburgh.

05/21/2013

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American Diabetes Association Rally Month

  OVER 25 MILLION AMERICANS LIVE WITH DIABETES IN THE UNITED STATES, WITH OVER 300,000 RIGHT HERE IN WESTERN PA.   1 IN 3 CHILDREN BORN TODAY WILL DEVELOP DIABETES IN THEIR LIFETIME MEANING SOMEONE [...]

03/08/2013

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