Dr. Maria Simbra
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?
Angelina Jolie says she had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed last week to ensure she has a long life with her husband and six children.
Treating brain tumors can be difficult, especially if they’re rare or are in a particularly complicated part of the brain. Now, a combination of technologies is helping to map out a better treatment.
If you usually go for diet soda instead of regular to cut out a few calories, you may want to rethink your strategy.
Doctors have come up with a new term to describe the pain many tech-savvy people are experiencing – Text Neck.
An FDA advisory panel unanimously recommends approval of an injectable drug called deoxycholic acid which dissolves fat. In studies of injections under the chin, MRI scans showed decreased fat over several weeks.
In an encouraging development for consumers worried about antibiotics in their milk, a new Food and Drug Administration study showed little evidence of drug contamination after surveying almost 2,000 dairy farms.
When were the last two times you had the flu?
Would you prefer to see a doctor in person or by computer?
It’s the dress that launched a thousand fights — maybe more.
It’s almost unavoidable in the winter: dry skin.
Just about everyone has back pain at some point in their life.
Two new studies are highlighting some factors that may increase a person’s risk of developing certain cardiovascular issues.
There are all kinds of apps to keep you fit. Now, apps – and their accompanying gadgets – will help you get a look at how you sleep.