Latest Pittsburgh Healthwatch
Hundreds of medicines are in short supply — 28 of them are cancer drugs that hundreds of thousands of people need – a relatively smaller number than the millions that take other drugs, which is one reason reserves are running low.
The meeting of east and west is something called “Integrative Medicine” and for many people, it’s the best of both worlds.
Dr. Pifer was joined in the studio by Dr. Jeffrey Cohen, Director of Allegheny General Hospital’s Division of Urology, and Dr. Ralph Miller, Director of Allegheny General Hospital’s Prostate Center.
There has been a huge push to crackdown on the childhood obesity epidemic in this country. However, doctors now say it’s not just up to the kids.
A new study shows many children and adolescents are not protecting themselves from the sun’s harmful rays and they could pay the price later in life.
For women with a type of breast cancer called ductal carcinoma in situ, or DCIS, a new test is available to help guide treatment and determine if radiation is the proper course of action.
Who hasn’t forgotten someone’s name, misplaced their keys, or walked into a room and forgotten why they entered? Over the past year, studies have shown that there are ways to remember things better.
It looks like something out of a science-fiction movie or a spy thriller. But, some new technology is being developed to help with face transplants.
Many people with shoulder pain try physical therapy and medication to relieve their symptoms. Now there might be another treatment — injections. Dr. Maria Simbra reports on the technique.
Major upgrades are coming to West Penn Hospital. Officials announced the details during a news conference Wednesday morning.
Millions of people in this country have been diagnosed with devastating and debilitating diseases such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and dementia. However, some of those people may be suffering from a completely different condition that can be cured.
New regulations could be put into place regarding gluten-free foods as soon as next year.
Awareness Month Guide: The basics about prostate cancer, plus news and events.
Amgen today announced the FDA plans to decide by April 26 on its application to expand the use of its bone treatment drug Xgeva to prevent or delay the spread of advanced prostate cancer.
Mike Pintek was joined in the studio by Dr. Bruce Dixon, the Allegheny County Health Department Director.
|Full Program Grid|
|7:00 PM||CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley|
|7:30 PM||omg! Insider|
|9:00 PM||NCIS: Los Angeles|
|10:00 PM||Person of Interest|
|11:00 PM||KDKA-TV News at 11|
|11:35 PM||Late Show with David Letterman|