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Jobs in the Pittsburgh Area That Require Further Education 

Jobs in the Pittsburgh Area That						Require Further Education 

If you grew up in the Pittsburgh area before the collapse of the Steel Industry and the city’s industrial base in the 1980’s, there’s a good chance you knew someone who graduated from high school and took a well-paying job in a mill or factory. Or maybe you went to college and had a summer job in one of the area’s factories or mills that

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Accredited Nursing Schools in the Pittsburgh Region  

Accredited Nursing Schools 						in the Pittsburgh Region  

If you have ever been in the hospital, you know that nurses are the front-line of health care.  While physicians are indispensable, you can go hours without a visit from one and still be fine, but when you need a nurse, you need a nurse now.  The Pittsburgh region is fortunate to have a number of excellent nursing schools providing education for all levels of

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The Allegheny County Health Department: Working to Ensure the Public’s Health

The Allegheny County Health Department: Working to Ensure the Public's Health

History of the Allegheny County Health Department In 1885, 114 of the 8,000 residents in Plymouth, Pennsylvania, died of typhoid fever. As the commonwealth’s population grew and commerce expanded, it became apparent that the state needed some sort of governing body to safeguard its residents’ health. In response, Pennsylvania established a State Board of Health in 1886. Until the 1950s all public health matters were

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Colonoscopy: It May Be a Pain, But It’s Worth It

Colonoscopy: It May Be a Pain, 						But It's Worth It

Let’s face it, colonoscopies are a pain in the butt – well, not really.  The procedure itself takes place under sedation so you feel nothing during the examination.  What is inconvenient about a colonoscopy is the prep work.  The idea of drinking an unappealing liquid that induces diarrhea, something we spend the rest of our lives trying to avoid, all so that someone can thread

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What First Graders Know About Dental Health

What First Graders Know About Dental Health

By Dr. Jonathan Kolher, D.D.S. For the past few years in February (Dental Health Awareness Month) my staff and I head out to local schools to speak to first graders about dental health. We go over brushing and flossing, review what goes on at a typical dental office appointment, talk about how we prevent the spread of germs, and discuss healthy eating. After our little

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Open Wide and Say Ahhh — Pittsburgh Gets a Checkup

Open Wide and Say Ahhh						-- Pittsburgh Gets a Checkup

What is the state of Pittsburgh’s health?  Not the city itself, but our residents.  How healthy are Pittsburghers? According to Bert Sperling’s Best Places website, Pittsburgh ranks 22 out of the U.S.’s top 50 most populous cities in health.  Each city was evaluated on several criteria including Mental Health, Lifestyle, Activity, Health Status, and Nutrition. Mental Health evaluated aspects such as stress level, sleep issues,

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Port Pittsburgh: Dams, Locks, and Inclines

Port Pittsburgh: Dams, Locks, and Inclines

There is a lot about Pittsburgh, PA, that no one would guess is true.  Who could imagine that a city in southwestern Pennsylvania would be such a key to the waterways of the nation?  Or that Pittsburgh is home to the oldest cable car operation, even predating San Francisco’s famous cable cars?  Yet both of these pieces of Pittsburgh trivia are true! Pittsburgh holds the

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