There is a lot of hype and speculation surrounding the Enterovirus D68, so the KDKA Afternoon News looks to help set the record straight.
A respiratory virus is affecting children across the country and experts say this is just the tip of the iceberg.
Officials with the Pennsylvania Department of Health have confirmed three cases of the respiratory illness, Enterovirus 68, in the state.
A new study from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) finds excessive drinking accounts for nearly 1 in 10 deaths.
Allegheny County health officials say a report of a second case of measles within the last month was a false alarm.
The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.
A Tennessee dad’s campaign to get fathers more involved in breastfeeding has gone viral.
Autism Speaks is asking everyone to Light It Up Blue to raise awareness for Autism.
Whether it’s a business trip, vacation with family or a solo venture, there’s nothing much worse than feeling under the weather or having an upset stomach from unhealthy foods. Here are 10 tips to stay healthy while traveling.
As we get older we take less care on preventative vaccines, but the CDC is hoping to inform more adults about vaccines can prevent shingles, pneumonia, and cancer.
Brandon Darbhunauth, 13, estimates he gets two to three hours of exercise a day.
Asthma is a lifelong disease that can cause wheezing, coughing and shortness of breath, but experts say not everyone diagnosed with asthma actually has it.
A sixth death from legionella bacteria — possibly linked to the Veterans Administration Hospital in Pittsburgh — has prompted U.S. Sen. Bob Casey to call on the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to re-examine all cases of legionnaire’s disease in the Pittsburgh area.
Many parents probably remember that popular primer on bodily functions called “Everybody Poops.” Now, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are warning that human feces are found in more than half of public swimming pools.
The Center for Disease Control put out a report stating that suicide rates among American’s aged 35-64 has risen 28% over the past ten years.