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A man is accused of leading police on a high-speed chase and assaulting several officers in Sewickley Saturday night.
Will a daily baby aspirin keep the brain young in old age? A study of older Swedish women suggests there may be something to that.
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.
Authorities have identified a woman killed in a car crash Sunday morning.
Are vitamins and asthma related? Previous studies show that lung function is worse in asthmatic children with a vitamin D deficiency, even when treated with inhaled steroids.
This is a bad time of year for 11-year-old Connor Duran. “Really hard to breathe, and run, and move,” Duran, of Robinson, describes. “I usually take my inhaler before practice. Last year at this time, I actually wasn’t able to play football.
Police are looking for a suspect who shot a man on the North Side early Wednesday morning.
Two people were injured in a late Saturday night shooting on the North Side.
Following a representative sample of more than 10,000 children across the U.S. born in 2001, researchers looked at mothers who reported symptoms of depression at nine months and the height and weight of the kids at ages 4 and 5.
A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine is raising concerns about that final dose of whooping cough vaccine and just how long it protects children.
To treat the heart, researchers at Allegheny General Hospital are targeting the brain. Congestive heart failure, or CHF, is like having a broken pump. The body compensates by bombarding the heart with signals to do more. The device slows things down, so the pump can work more efficiently.
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.