Dr. Maria Simbra
Younger women – some as young as their 20’s – are being blindsided by a silent killer.
If you’re an athlete, or have a nagging injury, you’ve probably seen the ads. Athletic tape – like KT Tape – claims to reduce pain and cure your aches. But does it work?
Most dermatologists recommend using a sunscreen that delivers an SPF, or sun protection factor, of 30 of higher.
To stop snoring, could a strong tongue be the secret?
When other things don’t work, a local company claims to have the solution to learning and behavior problems for kids.
Would you use the wisdom of crowds to diagnose your medical condition?
Most people have heard of Lyme disease, an illness caused by bacteria carried by deer ticks, but they can also carry something else that can make you sick — Powassan virus.
Wife, mother, and grandmother Carol Glock always made sure she got her yearly mammograms, which had all been fine. Her first awareness of a problem was at home.
Many people who are obese and can’t lose weight on their own turn to bariatric surgery. However, for people who are afraid of surgery or who think the idea is just too radical, there soon may be a new option.
There are a lot of people who are allergic to dogs, cats and other pets. But did you know that pets can have allergies, too?
A new therapy is being explored that will stop potentially deadly aneurysms from bursting.
There’s a new treatment for MS patients who’ve tried everything and have yet to find something that works for them.
You may have already noticed it – the dreaded sneezing, itchy eyes and scratchy throat that comes with allergy season.
KDKA-TV health editor Dr. Maria Simbra explains why some are calling for a closer look at a certain group of antibiotics.
Hundreds of thousands of Americans get a knee replacement every year. Instead of a one-size-fits-all type of approach, what if you could customize the new knee to be exactly the same shape and size as your old one?