Allegheny General Hospital
Two local doctors joined KDKA-TV’s Dr. Maria Simbra on Twitter to answer your questions about physicals.
Your blood sugar tests may be completely normal but if the readings are at the upper end of the normal range, it could affect your brain.
Sometimes a mammogram shows a woman’s breasts are dense – a reflection of the hormone estrogen. Women who have very dense tissue are at greater risk for developing breast cancer and it can be harder for mammograms to show a tumor.
Missing work because you’re sick? It’s a big problem with 407 million days of lost time at the cost of $260 billion a year. There may be an easy way to avoid illness and it’s within your reach.
This year is expected to be bad due to warm and dry weather predicted for our region — ideal conditions for airborne ragweed pollen. Removing it from your surroundings doesn’t really help.
Abuse of prescription pain killers has been a growing problem. It’s now the leading cause of accidental death – more than even car accidents. With this in mind, the American College of Emergency Physicians came out with a policy statement about appropriate prescribing guidelines for narcotic pain medicine in the E.R.
A woman was flown to a Pittsburgh hospital following a car accident in Murrysville. The two-vehicle crash happened near the Cozy Inn on Route 22 westbound at about 6:13 p.m. Thursday.
Doctors are seeing more cases of vertigo and other health problems that cause dizziness than ever before.
A Pittsburgh Police Commander remains at Allegheny General Hospital after she was seriously hurt Friday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash in Robinson Township.
Dr. Gerald Pifer was joined in the studio for Medical Frontiers on NewsRadio1020 KDKA by Dr. Barbara Clark and Dr. Khaled Nashar.
Are you having trouble sleeping but can’t figure out why? It could be your legs. It may sound bizarre, but doctors say it’s actually pretty common.
A Findlay Township man who had been missing for days has been found safe.
Dr. Gerald Pifer was joined in the studio Monday on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA for Medical Frontiers by Dr. Walter McGregor and Dr. Raeg Jahh-Ali.
Dr. Gerald Pifer was joined in the studio on NewsRadio1020 KDKA today by Dr. Jennifer Hoist and Dr. Stasia Miaskiewicz from Allegheny General Hospital.
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.
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