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Latest Pittsburgh Healthwatch
Grandmother, wife and artist Joan Esposito has breast cancer — a specific kind called “HER-2 positive.”
Foods rich in Omega-3 fatty acids are supposed to have many health benefits, especially for your heart and brain. But a new study suggests the benefits for your memory might be a bit overrated.
Dr. Gerald Pifer talked to electrophysiologist Dr. Kenneth Judson on a heart health edition of Medical Frontiers.
NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/19/2013
Obamacare impacts not only patients, but also the physicians and nursing staff of our area hospitals.
NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/16/2013
When you eat every meal, aim to add as much color as possible!
NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/13/2013
The number of people with asthma is on the rise.
Dr. Pifer was joined by doctors Thomas Julian, William Poller and Mark Trombetta to discuss breast cancer prevention and treatment.
NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/06/2013
Spring allergies are in full bloom and you may already be taking medicines to prevent or treat symptoms. But is there anything else you can take?
Dr. Pifer hosted Medical Frontiers and talked to West Penn Allegheny Health System Vascular Surgeon Dr. Carlos Rosales to talk about vascular surgery.
Controversy has sparked over whether CPR would have saved the life of an 87-year in California.
NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/05/2013
Newcomer Mike Zagurski may be a longshot to make the Pirates’ 25-man roster, but he’s yet to give up a hit in Spring Training.
The KDKA Morning show with Larry and John was joined by Jos Kleynjans, Bactronix CEO and AJ Powell, Bactronix Partner talking about super bug prevention.
NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/04/2012
Dr. Pifer was joined in the NewsRadio1020 KDKA Studio for Medical Frontiers by Dr. Kathleen Erb, Dr. Bill Poller and Dr. Larry Wickerham.
NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/01/2012
For many who have followed this dance between the local healthcare giants — it sometimes seems like we just keep going around in circles. But Friday’s announcement does carry some risks for those served by West Penn Allegheny — even if that risk is not yet measurable.