Dr. Maria Simbra

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

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

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

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

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

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

(Photo Credit: CBS)

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

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

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

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

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

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Hybrid Ear Implant Offers Better Hearing Experience

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

01/08/2015

(Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

Pirates’ Hurdle Undergoes 2nd Hip Replacement Surgery

As of last night, 57-year-old Pirates’ manager Clint Hurdle had one new hip.

01/07/2015

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Experts Issue Warning About ‘Email Apnea’

We’ve long known that a lack of sleep can be a serious health threat. Now, doctors have another concern. It’s a new condition that could affect anyone who uses an electronic device.

01/05/2015

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

New Study Shows Men Hit Harder By Flu Than Women

The next time a guy you know gets the flu, you may want to show him a little more sympathy than you normally would.

12/31/2014

pregnancy - thinkstock

Doctors Working To Diagnose Autism Before Kids Are Born

There’s a potential breakthrough regarding autism. Doctors might now be able to tell if a child has autism before they’re born.

12/18/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Local Doctor Offers Advice For Preventing MRSA In Your Own Home

We all know that bacteria and viruses are lurking out there. But, you may not realize that you can pick up dangerous infections *inside* our own home. MRSA, for example, can be hiding where you least expect it.

12/10/2014

(Photo credit: Juan Barreto/AFP/Getty Images)

Corneal Inlay Procedure Developed To Help People Read Without Glasses

Eyes not what they used to be? You’re not alone. Millions of people over the age of 45 need reading glasses. But what if you could restore your vision without them?

12/04/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Stress Causing Hair Loss In Some Younger Women

We’ve come to accept stress as a part of our daily lives. But for women, especially younger women, there’s a new and embarrassing effect of stress – hair loss.

12/02/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

New Implantable Device May Help Sleep Apnea Sufferers

A new device may help people that suffer from sleep apnea.

11/24/2014

more

previous