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 Steven D'Achille plays with his daughter, Adriana, in Friendship Park in Bloomfield. Mr. D'Achille's wife, Alexis, committed suicide after suffering from postpartum depression after the birth of their child.
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Steven D'Achille plays with his daughter, Adriana, in Friendship Park in Bloomfield. Mr. D'Achille's wife, Alexis, committed suicide after suffering from postpartum depression after the birth of their child.

Pittsburgh-area foundation seeks to prevent tragic effects of postpartum depression

After severe postpartum depression leads to his wife’s suicide, a McCandless man aims to raise money and awareness.


Surgery likely to help women with overactive bladder, Pitt-related study finds

The only factor that seemed to make a big difference in a woman’s chance of finding relief after surgery was obesity — a BMI of 30 or above.



 Sen. Richard Schweiker, R-Pa., a member of a Senate Health and Scientific Research subcommittee speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Schweiker, a liberal Republican who was the vice presidential candidate in Ronald Reagan's unsuccessful 1976 campaign and later served in Reagan's Cabinet, has died. He was 89.

Obituary / Richard Schultz Schweiker: U.S. senator, secretary of health and human services

Richard S. Schweiker, a Norristown native, served 20 years U.S. House and Senate before serving in Ronald Reagan’s cabinet.



Community College of Allegheny County plans open house for military veterans

Pennsylvania has the fourth-highest total of veterans in the nation, and Allegheny County has the largest total in the state.


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As debate nears, GOP hopefuls warm up

A forum drew all but three of the 17 major Republican presidential contenders and focused on aggressive responses to illegal immigration.



Senate derails GOP bill to stop Planned Parenthood federal funds

A Republican bid to end federal funding of Planned Parenthood health services was blocked Monday by Senate Democrats.


 

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3 major U.S. airlines end trophy hunter shipments after Zimbabwe lion outcry

American Airlines would join Delta Airlines and United Airlines in banning the transport of animals known in Africa as the “big five."



On Kerry visit, Arab nations express support for Iran nuclear agreement

The Gulf Cooperation Council backed Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday in his bid to win their support for the Iran nuclear deal.


 
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Diana Nelson Jones' Walkabout: 412 Build’s business is training teen entrepreneurs

412 Build gives 24 teenagers each summer entrepreneurial training and networking with tech and community nonprofits.



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