FDA Recommends Testing Entire Blood Supply For Zika VirusTest the entire blood supply for Zika. That's what the Food and Drug Administration has recommended.
Autopsy: Patient Died From Mold Linked To Other DeathsAn autopsy report for a transplant patient who contracted a fungal infection while at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center indicates he suffered from the same type of mold linked to other deaths.
DEP: Mosquitoes Capable Of Spreading Zika Found In 3 Local CountiesMosquitoes that are capable of spreading the Zika virus have been found in Allegheny, Beaver and Fayette counties.
Zika Outbreak Prompts Travel Warning For Area Of MiamiHealth officials have advised pregnant women to avoid a part of Miami where mosquitoes are apparently transmitting Zika directly to humans.
General Mills Expands Flour Recall After 4 More IllnessesGeneral Mills is expanding a flour recall issued over a possible link to an E. coli outbreak after four new illnesses were reported.
Transplant Patient Who Contracted Fungal Infection At UPMC Hospital DiesAnother UPMC transplant patient has died.
Boston Hospital Becomes World Leader In Lyme Disease TreatmentAccording to the CDC there are about 300,000 new cases of Lyme disease in the United States every year and some go on to develop chronic symptoms.
Explaining The Dreaded Superbug Found In Pennsylvania WomanIn Pennsylvania, a so-called "superbug."
Study: Asthma More Common In Pittsburgh Children Than National AverageHow common is asthma among area school children? Higher than the national average.
CDC: Zika Definitely Causes Severe Birth DefectsConfirming the worst fears of many pregnant women in the United States and Latin America, U.S. health officials said Wednesday there is no longer any doubt the Zika virus causes babies to be born with abnormally small heads and other severe brain defects.
Health Officials Confirm First Case Of Zika In West VirginiaWest Virginia health officials say the first case of the Zika virus has been reported in the state.
Dept. Of Health Confirms 6 Cases Of Zika Virus In Pa.The number of Zika virus cases in Pennsylvania continues to rise for the third week in a row.