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09/25/2018

Long trip makes quick work of managing a chronic condition

09/25/2018

Long trip makes quick work of managing a chronic condition

For many people, driving a few miles to see the doctor feels like a long haul.

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09/24/2018

Simple test prevents major heart attack

09/24/2018

Simple test prevents major heart attack

The time came for Lori to find a new primary care physician when her previous doctor retired, so she found Dr. […]

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09/23/2018

Prenatal surgery gives baby boy better chances

09/23/2018

Prenatal surgery gives baby boy better chances

When Maria was 16 weeks pregnant with her son Grayson, she began visiting West Penn Hospital every two weeks for a sonogram to see how he was doing.

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09/22/2018

Mom shares care with daughters

09/22/2018

Mom shares care with daughters

Because of changes in her insurance coverage, Carol needed to find a new doctor. She had heard good things about OB/GYN Dr. […]

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09/21/2018

New employee finds new doctors with ease

09/21/2018

New employee finds new doctors with ease

Change can be hard, and that’s what Hannah had in the back of her mind when she recently switched jobs, insurance providers – and all of her doctors.

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09/20/2018

Nurses help navigate first birth

09/20/2018

Nurses help navigate first birth

Megan went into labor with her first baby at exactly 39 weeks and one day.

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09/19/2018

Volunteer returns to active duty

09/19/2018

Volunteer returns to active duty

A physically active volunteer, Reba started to feel weakness in her left arm and leg and pain when walking and taking care of her yard.

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09/18/2018

Celiac disease masquerades as morning sickness

09/18/2018

Celiac disease masquerades as morning sickness

When Rachel gave birth to her son, she was really excited not to not be pregnant and nauseous. The next day, she was more nauseous than ever.

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09/17/2018

Postpartum anxiety masquerades as a type A personality

09/17/2018

Postpartum anxiety masquerades as a type A personality

When Kelly was pregnant with her daughter Samantha, who turned one year old in July, Kelly felt pretty good.

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09/16/2018

Family helps welcome first granddaughter home

09/16/2018

Family helps welcome first granddaughter home

Brittany’s pregnancy was pretty complicated. It was also her first, which made her very nervous for her own health and her baby’s.

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09/15/2018

Diagnosis during pregnancy means major life changes

09/15/2018

Diagnosis during pregnancy means major life changes

A few months after getting married in 2017, Ashlee and her husband learned that they were pregnant.

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09/14/2018

Sudden paralysis stuns health nut

09/14/2018

Sudden paralysis stuns health nut

Bonnie considers herself a healthy person.

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11/20/2018
6:30pm9:30pm

Forbes Hospital
2570 Haymaker Road
Monroeville, PA 15146

Maternity Unit Tour
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11/28/2018
7pm8pm

Forbes Hospital
2570 Haymaker Road
Monroeville, PA 15146

Newborn Basics
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11/29/2018
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West Penn Hospital
4800 Friendship Avenue
Pittsburgh PA 15224

Everything you always wanted to know about labor but were afraid to ask!
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12/03/2018
6:30pm9pm

Saint Vincent Hospital
232 West 25 Street
Erie, PA 16544