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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
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.
Watch Dr. Travis Stork from The Doctors and a panel of renowned medical experts discuss colorectal cancer and digestive health.
Visit CBS Pittsburgh’s Your Home for great advice on how to keep your home clean, green and healthy.
What is laparoscopic surgery?
When is the last time you talked about colon cancer?
In many cases, colorectal cancer can be prevented.
Why should there be a postoperative follow-up program?
One in three people 50 years or older has not been screened for colon cancer, yet screening could help save their lives.
These are some of the words that come to mind for lots of folks when they think about getting tested for colorectal cancer.
For the first time ever, researchers are examining concussion prognoses using data from ImPACT, a computer test that measures the severity of a concussion. The test was developed at UPMC.
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.
NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/30/2012