CDC: Flu Vaccine Only 48 Percent Effective This YearThe Centers For Disease Control reports, overall, the flu vaccine is about 48 percent effective this year, where typically, the vaccine is 60 percent effective.
Study: Sickest Cities In America, Pittsburgh Comes In 9thFeeling a bit under the weather? A new study lists Pittsburgh among the sickest cities in the nation.
Chipotle Closes All Restaurants For Four Hours MondayChipotle has decided to shut down all of its restaurants for four hours today.
CDC: All Woman Of Child-Bearing Age Shouldn’t Drink Unless They're On Birth ControlThe newest recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control is that all women of child-bearing age should not drink alcohol unless they’re taking birth control.
Sexually-Transmitted Zika Case Confirmed In TexasHealth officials on Tuesday reported that a person in Texas has become infected with the Zika virus through sex in the first case of the illness being transmitted within the United States amid the current outbreak in Latin America.
Unpleasant Shigella Bacteria Going Around, Sometimes Antibiotic ResistantHealth officials are warning of a stomach virus going around lately.
Allegheny Co. Health Department: Number Of Flu Cases Rises To 2,300The Allegheny County Health Department says 2,300 flu cases have now been reported.
Doctors Say Flu Shot Still Worth ItThe Centers for Disease Control says 43 states, including Pennsylvania, are facing high or widespread flu activity.
Doctor Separates Enterovirus Facts From Hype There is a lot of hype and speculation surrounding the Enterovirus D68, so the KDKA Afternoon News looks to help set the record straight.
Erie Co. Reports 2 More Confirmed Cases Of Enterovirus D68 A respiratory virus is affecting children across the country and experts say this is just the tip of the iceberg.
Health Dept. Confirms 4 Cases Of Enterovirus D68 In Pa. Officials with the Pennsylvania Department of Health have confirmed three cases of the respiratory illness, Enterovirus 68, in the state.
Many Patients Being Misdiagnosed With AsthmaAsthma is a lifelong disease that can cause wheezing, coughing and shortness of breath, but experts say not everyone diagnosed with asthma actually has it.