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Twenty-Five Club luncheon held at the Duquesne Club

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Twenty-Five Club’s Preemie’s Purse luncheon raised more than $50,000 Thursday.

Walkabout: Seedlings and babies, growing up together

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New nonprofit Plant Five for Life connects trees to families with newborns to emphasize role trees play in public health.

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Saturday, Nov 17

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Friday, Nov 16

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Thursday, Nov 15

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PWSA looks to build on system improvements over the next 12 years

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The utility outlines how it intends to improve service and infrastructure in Pittsburgh by 2030.

FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes

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FDA pushes for ban on menthol in cigarettes and tightened rules to prevent sale of flavored e-cigarettes to kids

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Doctors say Highmark-UPMC split will be hard on seniors

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They see a risk to doctor-patient relationships and possibly patients' health.

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Study: More people drink alcohol in darker, colder climates

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University of Pittsburgh researchers report patterns of climate and alcohol: Lower temperatures and less sunshine means more drinking.

Wednesday, Nov 14

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Gene-edited food is coming, but will shoppers buy?

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First foods made from gene-edited plants getting close to the grocery aisles, a different technology than today's GMOs but will shoppers buy?

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New government guidelines say you can get your exercise in small doses

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The guidelines do away with the official government position that physical activity should occur in sessions of at least 10 minutes.

In Pittsburgh, cancer professionals and survivors are working to eliminate racial disparities in treatment

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Inequalities in breast cancer care may start with obstacles black women face. Research collaboration includes the survivors themselves.

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Pittsburgh nearing major announcement with nonprofit, corporate sectors, Peduto says

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By late November, a partnership uniting Pittsburgh’s nonprofit, philanthropic, corporate and public sectors should be announced publicly.

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Monday, Nov 12

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Salmonella outbreak sickens turkey eaters, including eight in Pennsylvania

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A year-long salmonella outbreak in raw turkey has sickened 164 people across the country, including eight in Pennsylvania.

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What's New in Aging: A free conference for Alzheimer's-related caregivers

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Local Alzheimer’s Association hosts special event Friday in Cranberry.

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Obituary: Donald Reigel, a pediatric neurosurgeon who did it "for the sake of the kids”

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“First and foremost, he was of course a pediatric neurosurgeon, but he always felt like the children deserved more than just surgery.”

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Friday, Nov 9

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Thursday, Nov 8

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Wednesday, Nov 7

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Monday, Nov 5

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Allegheny County Health Department reports another suspected case of paralysis syndrome

Five cases of acute flaccid myelitis are confirmed in Pittsburgh; two cases are under review by the CDC.

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Sunday, Nov 4

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Jewish nurse who treated suspected Tree of Life gunman opens up on Facebook

“Love. That’s why I did it. Love as an action is more powerful than words,” said Ari Mahler, the nurse who treated Robert Bowers.