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Latest Pittsburgh Healthwatch

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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.



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.



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.


American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Laparoscopic Surgery – What Is It?

What is laparoscopic surgery?


Colon Cancer Alliance

Time To Talk About Colon Cancer

When is the last time you talked about colon cancer?



Five Myths About Colorectal Cancer

In many cases, colorectal cancer can be prevented.



Colorectal Cancer Surgery-Follow Up Evaluation

Why should there be a postoperative follow-up program?


Colon Cancer Alliance

Colon Cancer Screening Saves Lives, But Many People Still Don’t Get Screened

One in three people 50 years or older has not been screened for colon cancer, yet screening could help save their lives.



Never Tested for Colon Cancer? What’s Your Excuse?

These are some of the words that come to mind for lots of folks when they think about getting tested for colorectal cancer.


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Researchers Get Handle On Concussion Recovery Time

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.


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Local Hospitals Concerned About Cancer Drug Shortage

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.


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Integrative Medicine: The Future Of Chronic Pain Treatment?

The meeting of east and west is something called “Integrative Medicine” and for many people, it’s the best of both worlds.


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Medical Frontiers Talks About Prostate Disease

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