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New Research Links Heart Drug To Higher Mortality Rates

Many people take a medicine called Digoxin, DIG for short.

08/13/2014

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Local Experts To Launch Study Regarding High Number Of Asthma Cases

AGH received grant money to conduct a study to find the cause of increase asthma in children in the Pittsburgh area.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/20/2014

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Emergency Rooms Filling With School Children

For hospitals, the third week of September is one of the busiest weeks of the year.

09/10/2013

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Teen Shot On North Side

A teenager was shot early Friday morning on the North Side.

06/21/2013

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Hospitals Now Getting Stroke Center Designations

Just as trauma centers are designated by level — with a level one trauma center being the most proficient — hospitals are getting stroke designations as well by the Joint Commission, a hospital accrediting body.

06/20/2013

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Wallets Stolen From Woman’s Purse In Hospital Waiting Room

Police are looking for the person who stole two wallets from a woman’s purse in a hospital waiting room.

05/24/2013

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Medical Frontiers: National Heart Month This February

On this edition of Medical Frontiers, Dr. Pifer is joined by West Penn System Cardiologists Dr. George Gabriel and Dr. Travis Wilson.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/18/2013

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Medical Frontiers: Upper Extremity Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Pifer was joined by AGH Orthopaedic Surgeon Brad Palmer to discuss Upper Extremity Orthopaedic Surgery.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/11/2013

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Medical Frontiers: Liver Disease

Dr. Gerald Pifer is joined by Doctors Jose Oliva and Kusum Tom from the AGH Liver Transplant program.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/03/2012

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How To Make Sure You Child With Allergies Is Safe At School

Mike Pintek was joined on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA by Dr. David Skoner of Allegheny General Hospital Director of Allergy and Immunology.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/13/2012

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Medical Frontiers: Strokes

This week on Medical Frontiers, Dr. Gerald Pifer and Dr. Ashis Tayal, Allegheny General Hospital stroke neurologist and director of the AGH Stroke Center, talk about strokes.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/05/2012

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Medical Frontiers: Breast Cancer

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

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Woman Shot In Marshall-Shadeland

Police are investigating a shooting in Pittsburgh’s Marshall-Shadeland neighborhood. A woman was reportedly shot in chest in the 2700-block of Brighton Road.

09/25/2012

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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

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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