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Friday, Sep 21

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Tenants can stay in Valmar apartments — for now

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Penn Hills municipal officials will allow residents to remain while they continue to search for a new place to live.

Thursday, Sep 20

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CNBC's Sharon Epperson returns to Pittsburgh to present her research grant on brain aneurysms

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CNBC’s Sharon Epperson presents a $15,000 grant at the 12th Annual Brain Aneurysm Foundation Research Grant Symposium in Pittsburgh.

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Allegheny County reports second case of West Nile virus

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Spread by mosquito bites, the virus can cause serious illness in some people.

Wednesday, Sep 19

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Pittsburgh part of aspirin study warning that risks outweigh benefits for some

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ASPREE trial found risks of bleeding outweigh benefits in preventing heart attacks and stroke for healthy people who are 70 and up.

Tuesday, Sep 18

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Two more rabies cases reported in Allegheny County

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Both cases involved raccoons. One was found in the Morningside/Stanton Heights border. The other was found in Mt. Lebanon.

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Heinz Awards honor six individuals who are challenging global issues

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The Heinz Family Foundation gives the awards to honor the memory of U.S. Sen. H. John Heinz III. The winners receive a total $1.5 million.

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S&P ups revenue bond rating for St. Clair Hospital

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Bond proceeds earmarked for new outpatient center

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Monday, Sep 17

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Scottish health team comes to Pittsburgh bearing insights, questions

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Glasgow health officials bring a different perspective on well-being, while looking to learn from our food networks.

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Saturday, Sep 15

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Friday, Sep 14

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Thursday, Sep 13

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Lead levels in children decreasing, health department study shows

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County health department reports childhood lead levels declining and and testing is on the rise.

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Wednesday, Sep 12

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$1 million grant to Jefferson Hospital will address social determinants of health in ER visits

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Hospital, foundation and AHN officials announced the grant — the largest the foundation has given out — at an event Wednesday at the hospital

Little Asia in Oakland slapped with another consumer alert after rats seen in kitchen

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Unsanitary conditions included flies floating in a bucket of soy sauce and rat droppings.

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What to do when polio symptoms return

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At Sept. 15 event at the former DT Watson Home for Children in Sewickley includes a reunion of former child polio patients.

Organs infected with hepatitis C can now be transplanted

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The drop in price for antivirals to treat hepatitis C could help ease the chronic shortage of organs.

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This year UPMC says the egg doesn't come first in flu vaccines

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Flu vaccines developed without eggs may have advantages over the others, according to UPMC vaccine effectiveness expert Richard Zimmerman.

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Tuesday, Sep 11

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