Dr. Maria Simbra

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UPMC Now Offering Online Doctor Visits

Would you prefer to see a doctor in person or by computer?

03/03/2015

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Ophthalmologist Explains How We See #TheDress Differently

It’s the dress that launched a thousand fights — maybe more.

02/27/2015

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Extremely Dry Winter Skin Can Have Dangerous Consequences

It’s almost unavoidable in the winter: dry skin.

02/26/2015

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Pitt Researchers Studying How To Keep Back Pain From Becoming Long-Term Problem

Just about everyone has back pain at some point in their life.

02/25/2015

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Australian Study Shows Anger Increases Risk Of Heart Attack

Two new studies are highlighting some factors that may increase a person’s risk of developing certain cardiovascular issues.

02/24/2015

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New Gadgets & Apps Shine Light On Your Sleeping Habits

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.

02/20/2015

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New Technology Changing How Dentists Make Crowns & More

New technology is changing how dentists make crowns and much more. The process is also more accurate and saves time.

02/19/2015

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New Generation Of Spinal Cord Stimulators Could Help Banish Pain

In 2004, a horse fell on Paul Hoag’s right leg and broke his ankle. The fractures healed, but Paul was left with swelling, discoloration, and chronic pain.

02/13/2015

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Younger Patients Opting For Double Knee Replacements

Leo Wisniewski played football in college and professionally and his knees reminded him of this every day.

02/09/2015

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Doctors Making Modern Day House Calls Via New Website

Instead of waiting months for an appointment, how about you “get right in” to see the doctor and have a diagnosis in just 24 hours?

02/02/2015

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New Study Suggests Sugary Drinks Could Accelerate Start Of Puberty In Girls

A new study suggests that girls who drink a lot of sugar-filled drinks may start their menstrual periods earlier than girls who consume other beverages.

01/28/2015

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Smart Bandage Could Revolutionize Wound Care

We have phones, watches, even cars that are “smart.” Now, a group of researchers has come up with a “smart bandage” that could turn wound care on its head.

01/22/2015

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Health Department Confirms 15 Pittsburgh-Area Flu Deaths

The Allegheny County Health Department says 15 people have now died from the flu in the Pittsburgh area, but that this season’s outbreak seems to be slowing down.

01/21/2015

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Simple Device Helping To Relieve People’s Pain, Tension

Imagine being able to get relief from migraine pain and even muscle spasms in the comfort of your own home.

01/13/2015

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Hybrid Ear Implant Offers Better Hearing Experience

Going out with friends is usually fun, but for Jon Adler it was torture.

01/08/2015

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