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Medical Frontiers: Neuromuscular Disease

Dr. Gerald Pifer was joined in the studio by Dr. George Small on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA for Medical Frontiers. Dr. Small is a neurologist and medical director of Myasthenia Gravis Association of Western PA at Allegheny General Hospital.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/02/2012

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Heart Attack Survivors At Risk For Developing PTSD

After a traumatic event, some people have trouble sleeping, feelings of anger and heightened alertness. If this persists, it could be post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. Symptoms of PTSD can affect as many as 1 in 8 people who survive.

06/21/2012

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AGH Uses Robotics In Bypass Surgery

Robotic surgery has been used to remove kidneys, do hysterectomies and prostate surgery. Doctors at Allegheny General Hospital have added another organ – the heart.

05/31/2012

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Allergy Sufferers Face Long Season In Pittsburgh

Spring time is usually when the trees start to bud followed by a runny nose, an itchy throat and itchy eyes. All of these symptoms set in earlier this year due to the mild winter.

05/22/2012

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Device Helps Local Migraine Sufferers

If you or someone you know suffers from chronic headaches or migraines then you know sometimes the pain is so bad you’ll do almost anything to get relief. For some people, that means a drive northwest of Pittsburgh for an experimental treatment.

05/17/2012

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Medical Frontiers Talks Colorectal Disease

Dr. Gerald Pifer was joined in the studio on NewsRadio1020 KDKA for Medical Frontiers by Dr. Rahila Essani and Dr. Shyam Thakkar.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/16/2012

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Medical Frontiers: Blood Cancers

Dr. Gerald Pifer was joined in the studio by Dr. John Lister, Dr. Entezam Sahovic and Dr. Salman Fazal to talk about blood cancers.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/26/2012

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Medical Frontiers Talks About Epilepsy

Dr. Pifer was joined in the studio today by Dr. Jack Wilberger and Dr. James Valeriano of Allegheny General Hospital Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/14/2012

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Dr. Patrick DeMeo Talks AGH And Health Care

Rob Pratte talked with Dr. Patrick DeMeo, Chairperson Department of Orthopedic Surgery and WPAHS Division Director Sports Medicine, about everything that is going on with the health care situation that Pittsburgh is in.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/31/2011

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Psychiatrist Explains Culture Of Power

Prior to Wednesday night, Joe Paterno’s power base was legendary at Penn State. Modern history is full of those who have amassed power and used it in contrasting ways.

11/11/2011

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AGH Clinical Trial Explores Alternative To Mastectomy

A woman whose breast cancer came back after she beat it looked to an alternative to fight the recurring cancer instead of a mastectomy.

10/14/2011

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Local Discovery Could Lead To Parkinson’s Breakthrough

A local doctor’s discovery could lead to a breakthrough in the fight against Parkinson’s Disease. “This appears to be the first time Parkinson’s has really been cured,” neurosurgeon Dr. Peter Janetta explained.

09/08/2011

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Sunday Morning With Rob Pratte

On Sunday’s show, Rob Pratte talked with Andy Amrhein to get his thoughts on Sept. 11.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/04/2011

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Neurosurgeon Weighs In On Sidney’s Situation

Dr. Jack Wilberger is not Sidney Crosby’s doctor and he’s not even sure what symptoms Sid is having. But Wilberger says the fact that Sid is having any symptoms eight months after his concussion is a major concern.

08/15/2011

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Women May Not Recognize Heart Attack Symptoms

Women may not have the typical crushing chest pain that people associate with a heart attack. They may have shortness of breath, nausea and dizziness.

06/21/2011

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