Dr. Marc Itskowitz
KDKA-TV health editor Dr. Maria Simbra explains why some are calling for a closer look at a certain group of antibiotics.
Generic medications used to be a no-brainer because they were a sure way to save on prescription costs.
You don’t necessarily have to be old and frail to get osteoporosis. It is possible to have it when you’re younger – even in your 40s and 50s.
Could the key to weight loss be in the brain? That’s what drug makers are banking on with the FDA approval of new drugs designed to make you think you’re full.
When is “good cholesterol season?” Turns out, it could be right around the corner.
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.
The Food and Drug Administration is considering making some common prescription medicines non-prescription. These would include drugs for high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, certain infections, migraines, asthma and allergies.
Some medical specialty groups are saying you should be asking your doctor if some common tests and procedures are really necessary.
A lot of people make New Year’s resolutions to lose weight. So, should you focus on calories, carbs or protein? A new study is coming out that looks at that very question.
Researchers looked at more than 14,000 people between ages 24 and 32 and found that one in five had elevated blood pressure. Only half had ever been told.
The CDC has classified flu activity as widespread in Pennsylvania. But what’s happening in our area? That’s a matter of some debate among those on the front lines.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — There’s still plenty of cold and flu season left to go, and you may be wondering if your sore throat is just a sore throat or something worse? Here are some ways […]