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Medical Frontiers talks Lung Disease

Dr. Gerald Pifer was joined on NewsRadio1020 KDKA for Medical Frontiers by Dr. Robert Keenan and Dr Marvin Balaan.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/17/2012

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New Father Recalls Security Experience At Magee

Newborns are priceless and hospitals take the safety of these precious babies very seriously – something they explain to new parents. Adam Kirk and his wife Kristin just had a baby at Magee Women’s Hospital 10 weeks ago. The baby got two ID bands — one for the wrist, one for the ankle. Mom got an ID band, too.

08/24/2012

Medical Frontiers: Rheumatologic Diseases

Dr. Gerald Pifer was joined on NewsRadio1020 KDKA’s Medical Frontiers by Dr. Angela Stupi. Dr. Stupi is a West Penn Allegheny Health System Rheumatologist.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/20/2012

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Medical Frontiers talks about Vascular Sugery

Dr. Pifer was joined in the studio on NewsRadio1020 KDKA’s Medical Frontiers by Dr. Bart Chess to talk about Vascular Surgery.

07/30/2012

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Medical Frontiers: Renal Disease

Dr. Gerald Pifer was joined in the studio for Medical Frontiers on NewsRadio1020 KDKA by Dr. Barbara Clark and Dr. Khaled Nashar.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/23/2012

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Code Orange Air Quality Action Day Forecast For Tuesday

Tomorrow’s predicted heat could cause problems for certain groups of people and as a result, state environmental officials have called for an air quality action day for the Pittsburgh area.

07/02/2012

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July 4 Is The Deadliest Day For Teen Drivers

July 4 is one of the worst days for traffic fatalities for all drivers. For teen drivers, it’s the single most deadliest day.

06/29/2012

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Medical Frontiers Discusses Sleep Disorders

Dr. Gerald Pifer was joined in the studio at NewsRadio1020 KDKA for Medical Frontiers by Dr. Daniel Shade, AGH pulmonary disease specialist and Director of AGH Sleep disorders center.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/11/2012

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Device Uses Teeth To Aid Hearing Loss

Four years ago, Paul Getsy woke up one day with no hearing in his right ear. He thought it was his headset or maybe fluid buildup from a cold. His doctor said no. It was a condition of the hearing nerve suddenly not working for unexplainable reasons.

05/22/2012

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Check Out The CBS HealthWatch Colorectal Webcast

Watch Dr. Travis Stork from The Doctors and a panel of renowned medical experts discuss colorectal cancer and digestive health.

03/29/2012

CBSPittsburgh.com/YourHome

Visit CBS Pittsburgh’s Your Home

Visit CBS Pittsburgh’s Your Home for great advice on how to keep your home clean, green and healthy.

03/20/2012

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Laparoscopic Surgery – What Is It?

What is laparoscopic surgery?

03/02/2012

Colon Cancer Alliance

Time To Talk About Colon Cancer

When is the last time you talked about colon cancer?

03/02/2012

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Five Myths About Colorectal Cancer

In many cases, colorectal cancer can be prevented.

03/02/2012

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